(SPOILERS, Gore) “He would see this country burn if he could be king of the ashes.” ScreenPrism compares the ambitions and methods of Game of Thrones‘ two spymasters. One is unabashedly self-serving, while the other is – seemingly – for the people.
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(PG-13: Language) We barely see the Three-eyed Raven in HBO’s Game of Thrones. But he is more fleshed out in the A Song of Ice and Fire novels. Alt Shift X summarizes this mysterious character’s life story in an attempt to understand what he ultimately wanted.
(PG-13, Gore) “I never dreamed how quick the sweet would turn to sour.” Fantasy historian Alt Shift X charts the life so far of Game of Thrones’ Jaime Lannister. As his physical appearance tips to the other side, so too does his fate, a twist that not even GRRM planned.
(PG-13: Language) Arguably the most important character in A Song of Ice and Fire, Rhaegar Targaryen was the archetypal golden boy. Yet he knowingly condemned millions of people to death. Alt Shift X submits one of the most popular fan theories regarding this insane story.
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In Season 7, Ep.4 of Game of Thrones, Arya Stark takes on Brienne of Tarth in an epic sparring match. This video gives us just a taste of the work that went into the thrilling sequence, though we’re still unclear what parts were the actors, and what parts were doubles.
(Spoilers) VFX house El Ranchito shares some sweet behind-the-scenes footage and effects shot breakdowns for Game of Thrones’ Season 7 penultimate episode, Beyond the Wall. That shot with the bony walker from behind is one of our favorite visuals of the entire series.
(Spoilers, PG-13: Gore, Language) The crew of Game of Thrones and the actors who played the warring Greyjoys talk about how they shot the climactic battle at the end of season seven’s second episode. It’s a shame we could hardly see anything in the final cut.
(PG-13: Language, Spoilers) Voice actor Scheiffer Bates turns in a great series of impressions, based on some of the most iconic characters from Game of Thrones. You know it’s good when you can close your eyes and envision each of the characters speaking the lines.
“There are only two emotions – pleasure and pain.” Lessons from the Screenplay gives two reasons why Game of Thrones remains fresh and engaging: its scenes often have a simple flow, but every now and then the show will break from convention to keep us guessing.