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What is The War of the Five Kings?

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Winter Is Coming wants to be the central location for Game of Thrones fans–including explanations and analyses of the show’s story and the world of Westeros. First up: “The War of the Five Kings”! What is the War of the Five … Continue reading

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

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Game of Thrones’ second season premiere has one of the more difficult tasks in recent television history, although that’s not immediately apparent. Although the first season had several different plot threads coursing through it, it also had two things tying … Continue reading

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

By Ani Bundel on

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

“Baelor”: WiC Remembers Season 1, episode 9

By Rowan Kaiser on

In the end, Ned Stark looks confused. Why wouldn’t he? Everyone around him, save Joffrey and Ilyn Payne, is confused. Sansa is screaming. Cersei is desperately raving at her son. Varys dashes across the platform to plead Ned’s case. And … Continue reading

The WiCnet Awards: Season 4’s Best Death Scene

By Ani Bundel on

Welcome back to the Fourth Annual WiCnet Awards. Last week’s WiCCiE went to Maisie Williams, who basically ran away with the competition for Best Performance As A Youth. This week, we’re looking at one of my favorites, “Best Death Scene … Continue reading

The Small Council: What’s your pick for Best Performance As A Youth?

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In this installment of The Small Council, we ask the advisers: who was your pick for the Best Performance As A Youth in Season 4? We also welcome new contributor Cameron White to the table. Rebecca Pahle: Ah, Jack Gleeson. I’ll … Continue reading

Who would have won Best Performance As A Youth in Seasons 1-3?

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One of the main reasons I decided that the WiCnet awards should include voting by actor in thematic categories instead of the traditional Emmy concept of “supporting actor” divided by gender is this Best Youth category. The actors playing the … Continue reading

“Lord Snow”: WiC Remembers Season 1, episode 3

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“Just so!” “Lord Snow” suffers from many of the same problems of the other early episodes of Game Of Thrones, where trying to produce an authentic adaptation of the novels and a coherent television show often clash. But you can … 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

Anatomy of a Throne: “The Lion and the Rose”

By Marc N. Kleinhenz on

HBO’s Game of Thrones brandishes a consistent and high degree of fidelity to the nearly 5,000-page-long source material of George R.R. Martin’s A Song of Ice and Fire novels, but there still, of course, are differences. While most of these … Continue reading

Curtain Call: Jack Gleeson

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Jack Gleeson was always one of those guys you’d hear great things about, but couldn’t quite imagine. He didn’t do too many interviews, or even big splashy premieres; he was always just a bit removed from the usual frenetic Game … Continue reading

Entertainment Weekly releases 6 new pictures from Game of Thrones Season 4

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Entertainment Weekly has exclusively released six new pictures from Game of Thrones Season 4! This new batch of promotional stills features a few new shots of Daenerys, including one in her new throne room, Margaery and Joffrey at the royal … Continue reading



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