Is this the one series where the best character by quite some distance is a woman?
I think she's a really good actor but they've turned her character into a fucking cringey soap opera caricature of a villainess.
That whole scene with her and Tommen and her telling him she'd burn cities to the ground was nauseating.
I remember Cersei's story being the one redeeming part of S5 but I forgot about that scene.
I can only assume it's more WINK WINK foreshadowing that she'll go full Aerys, ala the scene in Winterfell crypts where LF gives Sansa a history lesson on Rhaegar and Lyanna
Not 'by quite some distance' but Peggy is GOAT
How come? D&D turned her into the typical drunken overprotective mother doing evil things for the good of the children instead of the cuckoo she's shown to be in the books. I don't understand why you would pick her among so many other options when she's practically the average character you see on any TV show out there. Almost sounds like bait to b h...
Now THIS (pic related) is an interesting, well-played female character. I was hoping she would turn out to be something bigger than a voice in Justin's head but I guess we're never free from "le we don't need to explain shit" hack writing on television. Even still, she left me genuinely amazed with how naturally she shifts the tone in her voice and stays in character even during the emotional bits. That acting range gets me fucking rolling,
would probably waifu her if she chose me one day
I didn't think much of Patti in S1 despite liking Ann Dowd and was initially very fucking sceptical that she was being brought back for S2....
Never been so happy to be proved wrong. Felt an insane amount of sympathy for Patti after International Assassin; the use of the little girl parroting her abuser's remarks and jesus christ that Jeopardy monologue. Dowd was amazing throughout as the Senator too.
Possibly the ONLY scene in the season that I enjoyed more was pic related. Fantastic acting and writing all round
She is going to die soon. It won't be in season 6, as they're prolonging her because of the actress. The character that Ania Bukstein is playing will be the force of her downfall in season 7. She'll be introduced in the final scene of season 6 and play a larger role in season 7. If you know the books you know about the "younger queen". A little birdie chirps that you bark up the wrong tree if you think "younger" means much younger. "Younger" works even with someone born the same year.....
But I digress. Perhaps more for another day.
I enjoyed Nora a lot more throughout season one. It felt like they didn't know what else to do with her during the second season but maybe it just fits the idea of a fresh start for the family.