Suprateek Chatterjee

Suprateek Chatterjee

The author is a freelance journalist and film critic residing in Mumbai, India. He writes on cinema, music, and popular culture for various Indian and international publications. In his spare time, he makes music under the name Hologram 28 and travels by himself. He tweets @SupraMario [twitter.com/SupraMario]

Game of Thrones Season 7: Is GoT slowly but surely crumbling under the weight of its own mythology?

*Spoilers lie ahead* There is a certain gleeful pleasure — I’m sure the Germans have a word for it — to being witness to a moment in which people learn information about themselves that you have known for long. What a pity it is then, that the long, eventful and yet largely unsurprising seventh season finale of Game Of Thrones denies us that pleasure. Before this episode, even casual viewers knew the truth about Jon Snow’s origins, that he isn’t Ned Stark’s bastard and that he is actually the legitimate son of Rhaegar Targaryen and Lyanna Stark. Readers of the books and frequenters ...

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