Is Literary Adaptation Better on Film or on Television? | 10 Nov 2015 // 9:00 PM
Literary adaptations have been a cinematic staple for more than 100 years, but does TV offer the better format?
The Best Television of 2014 | 5 Jan 2015 // 8:20 PM
In 2014, we let Russian spies, biker gangs, Silicon Valley techies, and existentially frustrated detectives into our living rooms. As these 25 picks reveal, we had good reasons for doing so.
War and Peace and Lords and Dragons | 30 Nov 2015 // 8:10 PM
Game of Thrones is one of the most epic stories ever to grace the small screen, and these new steelbook collections offer a wealth of bonus features.
'Game of Thrones' Sets the Gold Standard for TV Dramas | 17 Feb 2014 // 12:00 AM
It’s no wonder that Game of Thrones is one of HBO’s biggest successes and a worldwide phenomenon. Plus, you know, it's got dragons.
Who Should Rule Westeros in 'Game of Thrones'? | 15 Apr 2015 // 3:00 AM
As Game of Thrones begins its fifth action-packed season, PopMatters examines the show's many contenders for the titular throne.
In the Game of Genre Television, You Win or You Get Cancelled | 24 Mar 2015 // 3:18 AM
Networks will continue to falter in their attempts to imitate Game of Thrones if they fail to prioritize character development over flashy fantasy storytelling.
HBO Moves Ahead on 'Game of Thrones', Which Shows Risk of Adapting Popular Material | 11 Jan 2016 // 5:15 AM
By surpassing their source material in such dramatic fashion, show runners David Benioff and D.B. Weiss are in a sticky situation without precedent in the television business.
Creator of 'Game of Thrones' Languages: "I put words in their mouths" | 16 Jun 2015 // 5:33 AM
Although George R.R. Martin claimed he made up phrases on the spot, I was delighted to find that his language examples were grammatically consistent.