Articles tagged game of thrones

15 Apr 2015 // 8:00 AM

Who Should Rule Westeros in ‘Game of Thrones’?

As Game of Thrones begins its fifth action-packed season, PopMatters examines the show's many contenders for the titular throne.

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Why ‘Game of Thrones’ Matters

George R.R. Martin's series looks and feels like a historical drama, except the audience doesn't know how the story will turn out. Martin's 'fantasy' is preoccupied with power -- its relations, differentials and dynamics -- because he's interested in the way 'history' is really made.

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23 May 2013 // 10:14 PM

The Women Behind ‘The Throne’

Just what is it that is drawing these new female viewers to a show and genre that has historically been the realm of a largely male audience? It probably has something to do with fact that the women of Game of Thrones are some of the most powerful and dynamic female characters on television right now.

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The Pleasures and Perils of Showbinging

The strategy and neologism of showbinging has become the preferred method of assimilating all that great TV out there.

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Drawn Together: Cornell’s “Demon Knights” and the Ideal of Camelot

In Demon Knights Paul Cornell not only dramatizes the idea of Camelot, but exquisitely reenacts it at one of the oldest comicbook publishers.

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TV Highpoints and Lowpoints of 2010-2011… Number 1

Several new series debuted in April 2011 to transform what had been a mediocre season into an exceptional one, including Game of Thrones. AMC, meanwhile, systematically abused three of its great series, calling into question whether the cable network is truly ready for the big time.

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Character Assassination: ‘Game of Thrones’ Urge to Kill

Is the story told on our favorite show bigger than any one character? Or is it characters who make the story?

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20 Apr 2011 // 4:40 AM

HBO renews ‘Game of Thrones’ for second season

NEW YORK — Long live the Seven Kingdoms of Westeros: HBO has renewed “Game of Thrones” for a second season, following gross premiere-night ratings of 4.2 million

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14 Apr 2011 // 11:30 AM

HBO goes medieval with ‘Game of Thrones’

Winter is coming. And for once, it’s not just TV weather-people who are breathless with excitement. The motto of the House of Stark, whose

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It required big thinking to re-create George R.R. Martin’s ‘Game of Thrones’ for HBO

PASADENA, Calif. — Gargantuan dire wolves, frozen tundras, corrupt royals, brutal deflowerings, gullets slit wide open — oh, and don’t forget the debauched dwarf. The chilling

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Hozier + Death Cab for Cutie + Rock Radio 104.5's Birthday Show (Photo Gallery)

// Notes from the Road

"Radio 104.5's birthday show featured great bands and might have been the unofficial start of summer festival season in the Northeast.

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