Game of Thrones
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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.

//Reviews

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.

//Blogs

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.

//News

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.

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In Motion: On the Emptiness of Progress

// Moving Pixels

"Nils Pihl calls it, "Newtonian engagement", that is, when "an engaged player will remain engaged until acted upon by an outside force". That's "progress".

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