Game of Thrones
Hello, friends and bannermen. On Sunday's Game of Thrones,the wildlings stormed the castle, and the Night's Watch did their best to defend the Wall. How did it match up with the books? How did it differ?
This weekly chat series is for fans of George R.R. Martin's A Song of Ice and Fire books, upon which HBO's fantasy drama is based. It's meant to be a safe haven to discuss spoilers and changes from the novels and how they have played out or will play out in the TV series. Hanh Nguyen and Sadie Gennisare longtime fantasy fans of varying levels of geekiness who will sound off on all things Westerosi (and beyond!).
[WARNING! The following contains spoilers from Game of Thrones' "The Watchers on the Wall" episode. Read at your own risk!]
Jaded Game of Thrones fans may have been braced for more loss after last week's brutal death, but that didn't make Sunday's episode any less tragic.
John Bradley, Kit Harington
Game of Thrones waits for no man, not even a Dornishman.
Although fans may still be reeling from last week's brutal trial by combat, Sunday's episode (9/8c, HBO) will barrel ahead with yet another deadly engagement. The wildlings have made their bloody way south and are now closing in on the Night's Watch in a conflict that will test everyone's mettle. "In this battle...
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Hello, friends and bannermen. On Sunday's Game of Thrones, The Mountain meted out the trauma, while we dealt with the fallout drama. How did it match up with the books? How did it differ?
This weekly chat series is for fans of George R.R. Martin's A Song of Ice and Fire books, upon which HBO's fantasy drama is based. It's meant to be a safe haven to discuss spoilers and changes from the novels and how they have played out or will play out in the TV series...
Lupita Nyong'o, Gwendoline Christie
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Hafþor Julius Bjornsson, Pedro Pascal
[WARNING: The following story contains spoilers from Sunday's Game of Thrones. Read at your own risk!]
Oberyn Martell tried to conquer The Mountain with mixed success.
On Sunday's Game of Thrones, the fiery Dornishman known as The Viper (Pedro Pascal) went head-to-head with the massive Gregor "The Mountain" Clegane (Hafthor Bjornsson) ...
Peter Dinklage, Pedro Pascal
Trust a Dornishman to get excited by impossible odds.
On Sunday's Game of Thrones (9/8c, HB), Oberyn Martell (Pedro Pascal) will enter into trial by combat against Gregor Clegane, who is nicknamed The Mountain for his ridiculously vast size. The series cast massive Icelandic strongman Hafthor Bjornsson to dwarf his onscreen competitor. "He's nearly a foot taller than me. He's 6-foot-9; I'm 5-foot-11," Pascal tells TVGuide.com. "I think he's nearly three times my weight. He's 420 pounds of muscle. It felt like I was with a giant. And then put him in the armor, and his sword alone was exactly my height. It was incredibly intimidating but also really delightful because I think that the character Oberyn really relishes that kind of challenge."
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