Monthly Archives August 2014

George R.R. Martin’s favorite character is the one that’s most obviously his favorite, thanks for asking, interviewers

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George R.R. Martin took to his LiveJournal today to discuss his recent interview schedule, taking a moment to express his exasperation at constantly being asked who his favorite character was. As anyone who’s read the A Song Of Ice And Fire books, … Continue reading

Maisie Williams filming at Kastel Gomilica

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“Greetings from Braavos!” says reader Piotr. He sends us these photos from Kastel Gomilica in Croatia, where Maisie Williams is apparently filming scenes on the sea. He wasn’t able to take too many pictures close to the filming itself, but … Continue reading

Telltale releases new Game Of Thrones adventure game info

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Adventure game studio Telltale Games has been closed-lipped about their licensed Game Of Thrones game, other than the fact of its existence. But today their official Twitter account posted the image at the top of this article, referencing “clan Forrester” … Continue reading

Is this Tyrion’s Season 5 costume?

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Reddit user “LGED821″ has grabbed a picture that seems to pretty clearly be Peter Dinklage in a new costume for Season 5. Given the events at the end of the fourth season, Tyrion has a new place in the world … Continue reading

Game Of Thrones stars take Ice Bucket Challenge, demonstrate sensitivity to temperature

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Celebrities. Since the dawn of time, people have wondered: do they feel cold like you or I? This summer, a crack team of scientists/social media experts have designed the perfect experiment to find out: the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge. The … Continue reading

Season 5 nudity shooting snag resolved

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Entertainment Weekly’s James Hibberd (warning: spoilers) is reporting that an essential fifth-season scene involving public nudity has had its filming issues resolved. The problems, according to earlier reports (warning: spoilers, TMZ), was that local church policies against “public displays of sexuality” in … Continue reading

WiC Community News: Forums and Comment Policy

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Two pieces of news about the Winter Is Coming community! First, we’re working on getting forums for the site up, and soon. I’m excited about the possibility of having a space for longer-form conversations about Game Of Thrones, A Song Of Ice … Continue reading

GOT’s Emmys: Dresses, losses, and Weird Al’s Game Of Thrones song

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Okay, Game Of Thrones may have struck out in winning awards last night, but that wasn’t too much of a surprise with it going up against the Breaking Bad juggernaut. But it did win a great deal of buzz, thanks primarily to … Continue reading

“Winter Is Coming”: WiC Remembers, Season 1, episode 1

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There may be better pilots than “Winter Is Coming.” But there aren’t many that succeed with such a high degree of difficulty. It ain’t a perfect pilot, but it could have been much, much worse. “Winter Is Coming” has three … Continue reading

Video: Rodeo FX’s work on Season 4

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Visual effects studio Rodeo FX has released their breakdown of the work they did on Game Of Thrones’ fourth season. I’m always interesting to see just how much of GOT’s visual style is added in post-production while still looking seamless, and this video’s a … Continue reading

Game Of Thrones Season 5: Filming in Split, at Villa Dalmacija

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A reader in Croatia, Goran, has pointed us to Villa Dalmacija as a Game Of Thrones shooting location. The building was once a residence of the controversial Yugoslavian dictator Tito, and more recently serves as a resort on the outskirts of … Continue reading

Emmy open thread!

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Let’s talk winners and losers, dresses and suits. Spend the 2014 Emmy awards with the Winter is Coming community.



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