Recap round-up: Episode 1

The reactions to the first episode of Game of Thrones are coming in. Here is a round-up of some popular critics’ recap of last night’s episode, “Winter Is Coming.”

James Hibberd – Entertainment Weekly
Alan Sepinwall – HitFix
Mo Ryan – AOL TV
James Poniewozik – TIME
Todd VanDerWerff – The A. V. Club
Jace Lacob – Televisionary
Myles McNutt – Cultural Learnings

Also, David Benioff and Dan Weiss themselves do a little bit of recapping in this video, Ep. 1: Inside the Episode.