Tag Archives: Varys

What we know about Game of Thrones Season 5

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Do you have questions about the upcoming fifth season of Game of Thrones? This is what we at Winter Is Coming know—and we’ll be updating this regularly as Season 5 approaches. Last Update: February 24th, with news of Theon, our … Continue reading

Conleth Hill talks Varys’ motives

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We know Conleth Hill as Game of Thrones‘ Master of Whispers Varys. He recently sat down with Vulture for an interview about his latest project, in which he plays-what else?–a spy master on the long running ITV show Foyle’s War.  … Continue reading

See the first batch of promo photos for Season 5!

By Rowan Kaiser on

Along with the official trailer, HBO has released eighteen high-quality photos of characters in Season 5. These aren’t just scenes from the trailer–we’ve got several other moments that aren’t shown in the trailer. There are also characters, like Brienne and … Continue reading

“Who said anything about ‘him’?”: An Unsullied reaction to the Season 5 trailer

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Brandon Nowalk is a freelance television and film critic whose work has appeared at The A.V. Club, Indiewire, Salon, and more. He’s just begun two new series at the blog he never updates, But What She Said. He thinks it’s time … Continue reading

Five Burning Questions about the Season 5 trailer–for readers

By Rowan Kaiser on

We’ve had our first good look at the Season 5 trailer of Game of Thrones, and we’re getting more and more hyped for the season. But this season is going to be much more of a loose adaptation, thanks to … 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

Game Of Thrones Finally Returning To Pentos

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Game of Thrones had done a good job of making sure Essos and the Free Cities across the Narrow Sea stay fresh in viewer’s minds, but lately that focus, when not on the cities around Slaver’s Bay, has been in … Continue reading

“The Wolf And The Lion”: WiC Remembers Season 1, episode 5

By Rowan Kaiser on

Here, five episodes in, Game Of Thrones becomes Game Of Thrones, dammit. With both fast-paced action and slow, meandering conversations, “The Wolf And The Lion” announces to both fantasy fans and television viewers that this is not the sort of … Continue reading

The Small Council: Which character improved most from book to screen?

By Rowan Kaiser on

Welcome to a new weekly feature, The Small Council, where the staff and contributors of Winter Is Coming discuss and debate questions the most pressing questions of Game Of Thrones and the Seven Kingdoms. This week, we’re asking Which character do you think … Continue reading

Player of Thrones: Lord Varys (The Master of Whisperers)

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Welcome back to Player of Thrones, or as Zack Luye kindly pointed out to me it spells PoT…Anyways we have taken a gander into a few players so far this season. One just got his head smashed in last week…so … Continue reading

Looking Forward Season 4, Part 7: Lord Varys

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“Hello my old friend.  It’s been a long time” Don’t look now, but someone unabashedly dressed as Oz has returned.  For those of you that celebrate the annual ritual of dawning masks and face paint and dressing up like ghouls … Continue reading

Interviews with Gemma Whelan and Conleth Hill

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Here are a couple of recent interviews with actors we don’t hear from as much, Gemma Whelan and Conleth Hill. First up, Gemma talks with Flicks in the City about Thrones and playing Ash… er, Yara Greyjoy.



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