• Game Of Thrones Season 8 Review: Reunions & Introductions Raise The Series' Stakes

    3 monthes ago - By Screen Rant

    It's safe to say that, after nearly two years away, expectations for the final season of Game of Thrones , were sky high. With only six episodes in its final season series creators David Benioff and D.B. Weiss are under a tremendous amount of pressure to bring what is arguably the biggest television show in the history of the medium to an end that lives up to the seven seasons of subversive storytelling that came before. To their credit, the pair, along with credited writer Dave Hill and director David Nutter, delivered a season premiere that carried itself with the same kind of urgency...
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  • Game of Thrones Season 8 Episode 1 Recap

    Game of Thrones Season 8 Episode 1 Recap

    3 monthes ago - By Coming Soon

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    Game of Thrones Season 8 Episode 1 Recap
    HBO's Game of Thrones is back for its final season, and we will be recapping each and every battle and backstab. In the season premiere of Game of Thrones , Jon Snow returned to Winterfell with his queen, Daenerys Targaryen, and Euron came through for Cersei.
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    Jon and Daenerys' arrival at Winterfell mirrored King Robert's arrival of the very first episode. Jon greeted Bran and Sansa, though Arya was out in the crowd. Sansa didn't trust Daenerys and neither did many of the Northerners. The Stark bannermen were angry that Jon...
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  • Game of Thrones: Here's How Much Time Has Passed Since Season 1

    Game of Thrones: Here's How Much Time Has Passed Since Season 1

    3 monthes ago - By Screen Rant

    As the final season of Game of Thrones begins, fans are looking back over everything that has happened since that very first episode... and wondering exactly how much time has passed in Westeros. Over the course of the past seven seasons, multiple major characters have lost their lives, wars have been fought and lost over the Iron Throne , the Starks have made it to the furthest reaches of Westeros and back to Winterfell , and the White Walker threat has gone from a scary story to a terrifying reality. So how much time did all that actually take? Based on what we know, about six to seven...
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  • Game Of Thrones: 15 Ways The Show Is Worse Than The Books

    Game Of Thrones: 15 Ways The Show Is Worse Than The Books

    3 monthes ago - By Screen Rant

    We're only weeks away from the premiere of the eighth and final season of Game of Thrones. The fantasy epic debuted on HBO back in 2011, where it has continued to amass critical acclaim and an impressive following ever since. The story is adapted from the Song of Ice and Fire novel series by George R. R. Martin, which follows a fight for power in the Seven Kingdoms of Westeros. Meanwhile, a mysterious force of White Walkers, leading an army of zombies, threaten to sweep down from the north and wipe out all of humanity. Even with six more episodes to go and a ton of loose threads to tie up...
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  • Game Of Thrones: 10 Funniest Characters

    Game Of Thrones: 10 Funniest Characters

    3 monthes ago - By Screen Rant

    The world of Game of Thrones can be a pretty bleak one. There is constant war, threat of White Walkers invading and even the weddings aren't safe. With things always seeming so dark, it can be really nice to add a bit of humor every now and then. The show does a wonderful job balancing the violence hopelessness with some genuine laugh out loud moments. RELATED: GoT: All Characters Making An Appearance On The Final Season There are a handful of characters who are usually the ones responsible for most of the comedy in the show. Whether they are comic relief supporting players or lead...
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  • ‘Game of Thrones': What Was That Weapon Arya Asked Gendry to Make?

    ‘Game of Thrones': What Was That Weapon Arya Asked Gendry to Make?

    3 monthes ago - By The Wrap

    (Spoilers ahead for the season 8 premiere of “Game of Thrones”)
    The final season of “Game of Thrones” has begun, finally , and all out war is once again imminent with the Night King's army of the dead having passed through the wall and headed south at a troubling pace. The season premiere episode, dubbed “Winterfell,” saw most of the major characters getting to their places before the first big confrontation with the White Walkers and their undead forces.
    One of those characters, Gendry , spent the episode getting back to doing what he does best - working as a smith making weapons. Gendry...
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  • Game of Thrones Season 8 Won't Feature Lady Stoneheart

    Game of Thrones Season 8 Won't Feature Lady Stoneheart

    3 monthes ago - By Screen Rant

    According to a visual effects supervisor on the show, Lady Stoneheart will not be appearing in Game of Thrones season 8. Anticipation is sky high for the final season of the HBO fantasy series based on George R.R. Martin's A Song of Ice and Fire novels, and speculation is naturally heating up as fans try to guess how the show will wrap up its epic story. Among the many fan theories floated around about the events set to go down in season 8, one of the most popular holds that novel character Lady Stoneheart, who thus far has not made the jump to the series, will finally make her belated...
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  • Game of Thrones: What The White Walker Spiral Means

    Game of Thrones: What The White Walker Spiral Means

    3 monthes ago - By Screen Rant

    Warning: SPOILERS ahead for Game of Thrones season 8, episode 1, "Winterfell" The Night King left a grim message in the Game of Thrones season 8 finale, featuring a spiral design that we've seen in the show before. In one of the final scenes of "Winterfell," Tormund and Beric rendez-vous with Jon's old friend "Dolorous" Edd Tollett at Last Hearth, the ancestral home of House Umber. Unfortunately, the only Umber they found was young Ned Umber, who was impaled on a wall in the center of a grisly spiral of made of severed limbs. To make matters worse, Ned Umber was not dead but undead: turned...
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