Game of Thrones, Beyond The Wall: a classic dragon battle

Game of Thrones, Beyond The Wall: a classic dragon battle

Finally, the transition of Game of Thrones from gutter-dirty medieval caper to traditional fantasy epic has finished. After years of teasing, with Beyond the Wall the HBO juggernaut finally made good on its implied promise to one day pitch flame-snorting dragons against ice zombies – to predictably breathtaking (and budget-busting) effect. Still, as Drogon and siblings bombarded the Night King’s minions, it was worth considering whether this was also the moment breathtaking spectacle tipped into empty bombast. Just two weeks…

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Game of Thrones Season 7 Finale: Remember these details About “The Dragon and The Wolf”

Game of Thrones Season 7 Finale: Remember these details About “The Dragon and The Wolf”

Game of Thrones  blew all the last season finales away, with a shocker from Arya and Sansa Stark, a major revelation for Jon Snow and a game-changing moment from the White Walkers. Below, revisit every unbelievable moment. (Missed out on last week’s episode? Catch up with our recap.) 1) The meeting of all meetings takes place. Greyworm and the Unsullied stand in formation outside of King’s Landing, as Jaime and Bronn watch from above. As they joke…

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A Look-Over At Game of Thrones Season 6

A Look-Over At Game of Thrones Season 6

In its first season not leaned on George R. R. Martin’s books — save for some leftover Iron Islands stuffs — Game of Thrones moved faster than fans have come to anticipate concerning story, payoffs, and even the literal movement of characters from one world to another. Occasionally, there were so many “happy” moments that the show began to feel rather un-Game of Thrones like, even though the series definitely had an excuse for speeding…

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Game of Thrones season 7, The Dragon and the Wolf Recap: The inevitable family bonds

Game of Thrones season 7, The Dragon and the Wolf Recap: The inevitable family bonds

The finale of this tremendously busy season of Game of Thrones gave us: one utterly predictable death, one revelation that almost every audience already knew, one aunt-nephew incest sequence and one ice dragon that caused some serious damage.  Game of Thrones season 7 was an episode that dealt head-on with the story conflict at the heart of the series — the fight for the Iron Throne vs. the battle of Living and Dead — and also…

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Game of Thrones 7: The Dragon and the Wolf Completes an Uneven Season on a Triumphant Score

Game of Thrones 7: The Dragon and the Wolf Completes an Uneven Season on a Triumphant Score

(In our coverage of Game of Thrones season 7, we’ll be examining each episode with one simple question in mind – which character is winning the game of thrones this week?) And like that, Game of Thrones season 7 has come to an end. Who has survived? What’s left of them? Where do they go from here? And, most importantly, who’s “winning” the game of thrones? All very important questions. Let’s dive in. Before we dive into the…

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The Way Game of Thrones Season 7 Went Uneven

The Way Game of Thrones Season 7 Went Uneven

Here’s a question I can’t help but wondering: What happened in Game of Thrones Season 7? By that, I don’t mean what were the series of events that took place on the series. It’s easy enough to compile a story summary that makes the seventh season sound reasonably coherent. I mean what was the purpose of anything that transpired? What were the more profound themes or character dynamics being explored? Or, to be more exact: Was there a single…

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Game of Thrones Season 6 Review: Misogyny is gone, breakneck storytelling steps in to action

Game of Thrones Season 6 Review: Misogyny is gone, breakneck storytelling steps in to action

Game of Thrones has just finished its sixth season, with an explosive and nerve-wracking finale. It’s the first time the show’s makers have gone beyond the books of the saga’s creator George RR Martin – so how did it go? We asked fans’ thoughts on the latest Game of Thrones offering – did it live up to the expectation? Are you now thrillingly anticipating what’s to come? Here’s what you told us. Zoe Tongue, 20, Sheffield This…

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