(HBO)Only one person can sit on the Iron Throne, but Game of Thrones is definitely poised to win a whole lot more than one award come Emmy season.The HBO mega-hit, which just wrapped up its fourth season in epic fashion, is hoping to snag a giant's pocketful of Emmys this year in writing and directing categories. The show has also submitted a boatload of its talented stars in the acting categories. Peter Dinklage, Emilia Clarke, Nikolaj Coster-Waldau, Lena Headey, Charles Dance, Natalie...Read Full Story
"It is rare to meet a Lannister who shares my enthusiasm for dead Lannisters." -- Oberyn MartellLast week's episode of Game of Thrones ended with the most heartbreaking, exhilarating, long-time-coming speech the show has ever seen, so there's no denying that the lack of Trial By Combat followup in "Mockingbird" — an episode largely devoted to the precious art of plot-forwarding — was more than a little frustrating. Still, we should know enough four seasons in to realize that the battle for...Read Full Story
(HBO) God bless you, Peter Dinklage. (Also, you might want to start looking for room for a second Supporting Actor Emmy in that NYC apartment of yours. Just a thought.)
Just when things started to look really, really grim -- like Game of Thrones was going to drown underneath the weight of its multiple disparate plot lines like a ship in Blackwater Bay — Tyrion Lannister returned to remind us all why he's the star of this goddamn show, in a 20-plus minute trial scene that really adds to the...Read Full Story
(HBO)"One stone crumbles, and another takes its place." -- Tywin LannisterWell, Game of Thrones dissenters who fault the show for its countless, increasingly dissociated plot lines (or its rapes, for that matter) will likely not be singing "First of His Name"s praises. This was one of those episodes that featured several brief check-ins with almost every major character (Tyrion and — thank God — Stannis not included), but there were a few common threads pulling everyone together.
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