Seems like those who write for newspapers, associated blogs and websites, etc., can't get enough of George R.R. Martin this year:
I'm hooked on George R.R. Martin's flights of fantasy from The Guardian
This one purports to be positive, mostly taking the escapist tack. But it's a bit of a backhanded compliment, as fantasy keeps being compared to "literary" and "established" writers and coming up somehow deficient. And calling the Thomas Covenant books silly? Not really a way to get a lot of support from fantasy fans...though that's probably not the target audience.