The battles in Game of Thrones are full of inventive fantasy elements along with the usual shooting and stabbing. But are those fantasy elements just fantasy? 805 more words
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A few days ago, HBO released an official trailer for Game of Thrones season 3. The dragons are finally flying. Wooohoo! :D Although, I still like last year’s trailer better, probably because the song “Seven Devils” by Florence and the Machines had more impact. 1,466 more words
Despite the selling point of this episode being the Battle of Blackwater (and there was an awful lot to like about that battle especially Tyrion proving himself a leader of men) but my favorite scene of the episode was the face off between the enforcers for the The King and The Hand. 65 more words
The Game of Thrones epsisode, Blackwater, from this Sunday was nothing short of a spectacular imaging of the Battle of Blackwater. That and outstanding performances from both Lena Headey (Cersei) and Peter Dinklage (Tyrion) mark this episode as the best of the season so far, not to mention bookending the episode with the Lannister song, ‘The Rains of Castamere,’ from the Game of Thrones Season 2 Soundtrack by The National.
I have to admit, I’m one of those assholes who complains when the video adaptation of a book doesn’t follow the book closely enough. I know I know, the adaptation is its own work and should be judged independently, but it’s hard to do once you’ve already decided how it should be. 792 more words