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Dormer and Gleeson ponder death in interviews, also cats and dogs

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As we reported last week, Natalie Dormer did a Reddit AMA yesterday. Ostensibly to promote The Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part 1, it still managed to generate a decent amount of Game of Thrones news. Under questioning from fans, she revealed … Continue reading

Words Are Wind: “Warg”

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“Words are wind” is a common phrase in A Song Of Ice And Fire, usually used to say “talk is cheap.” But that’s a view that underestimates both the power of words and wind themselves. In this new “Words Are … Continue reading

“The Kingsroad”: WiC Remembers Season 1, episode 2

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“The Kingsroad” has three interconnected themes running through it, making it arguably the most fascinating and pleasantly difficult episode of the early run of Game Of Thrones for experts, although it wasn’t for many of the newbies I knew watching … 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

First proper look at Grey Wind in S2

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Twitter user @FittenTrim noticed HBO airing an updated version (and furrever first mentioned it in the comments) of the Power and Grace trailer with a couple of new frames, and took a snapshot. The most exciting new angle provides a clear look at … Continue reading

MGoT: Meet the VFX guy

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In the next installment in a series of short interviews with the crew on set, Cat Taylor talked to Niall McEvoy, one of the VFX people responsible for collecting the technical details of the shoot, especially the lighting, so that … Continue reading

Set reports from Belfast

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Long in the making, the set reports by Ran from Westeros.org (don’t miss the MGoT interview with him, either) are finally being published. HBO powers took their time in approving his text and photos, and now in what appears to … Continue reading

The famous … four?

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They are one boy short of Enid Blyton’s character group setup (if only Art Parkinson as Rickon Stark was in the pic as well), but still remarkably close, with Arya the tomboy and Lady the dog. Anyway, a needless reference, … Continue reading

Quick Hits: Maisie meets Arya, more press, minor roles cast

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Game of Thrones news and notes from the past week: George R. R. Martin is back and blogging. He recently posted a photo of Maisie Williams posing in front of a Sky Atlantic billboard featuring her as Arya. It must … Continue reading

Northern Inuits double as direwolves

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We’ve seen pics of the direwolves now, even had Ghost show up in the most recent trailer. I guess it is fair to say, opinions are mixed on how they look. Some say they are too dog-like. Personally, I think … Continue reading

For sale: one direwolf pup

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According to this ad, the pups that worked on the Game of Thrones pilot are were for sale. Assuming the ad is correct, they used Siberian Huskys to stand-in for direwolf pups. Fantastic litter of pups. MOVIE STAR PUPS,have been … Continue reading

The direwolf debate

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HBO has a tough decision to make about the direwolves. In the book, a full grown direwolf is said to be as large as a pony. Obviously there are no wolves or dogs that grow that large in the real … Continue reading


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