WR044 – ‘Game of Thrones’ Season 5 Premiere & ‘A Man for All Seasons’ (1966)

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This episode we review the season 5 premiere of one of the greatest and most cinematic television shows ever produced, “Game of Thrones”, based on the series A Song of Ice and Fire by George R R Martin. Loosely inspired by the War of the Roses, we stay on the topic of dynastic wars and succession by revisiting Fred Zinnemann’s classic adaptation of Robert Bolt’s play “A Man for All Seasons”, an essential classic for any Anglophile or lover of theater.

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00:00 – 11:02 – Introduction/News
11:03 – 39:15 – “Game of Thrones” Season 5 Premiere Review
39:16 – 01:05:09 – “A Man for All Seasons” (1966)
01:05:10 – 01:07:57 – Closing Remarks/Blooper

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Director Fred Zinnemann and Paul Scofield

Director Fred Zinnemann and Paul Scofield

Orson Welles as Cardinal Wolsey & director Fred Zinnemann

Orson Welles as Cardinal Wolsey & director Fred Zinnemann

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