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Death by falling bricks was a bit anticlimactic for the greatest queen of Westeros.
For years, Cersei Lannister was one of Game of Thrones’ most compellingly detestable villains, a truly batshit queen who ordered babies murdered and drove her own son to suicide but always remained surprisingly and somewhat sympathetically human. Then she met her end, terrified ...
 
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Miguel Sapochnik also says he was strictly "visually policed" by showrunners
Now that the dust's settled on the final season of Game of Thrones and it's more clear than ever that that daft petition about remaking it isn't going to have any effect, we can admit that season eight was actually fine. Come on, it ...
 
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Westeros' own Taggart has cracked the case
The enduring mystery of how a coffee cup came to be left right in front of Daenerys during the last season of Game of Thrones is up there with Murder on the Orient Express in terms of its apparent inexplicability.Fortunately, though, Sophie Turner has been in her low-lit ...
 
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A Song of Ice and Fire readers should prepare for another controversial ending.
The good news for anyone who thought the final few seasons of Game of Thrones were an absolute mess is that there are more books coming! Yes, George R.R. Martin is allegedly writing the finale to his series—which he's been working on since the '70s. But, the ...
 
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A finale has no leaks
Game of Thrones clearly went to extreme measures to avoid leaks of the final season, going so far as to bring in decoys for one pivotal scene.New HBO documentary The Last Watch has revealed some big behind-the-scenes secrets for season 8, including how it invited ...
 
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Same, to be honest.
To think that the Game of Thrones creators knew that Bran Stark would end up on the Iron Throne when they were first promoting Season One is a bit of a stretch. At that time, they had no idea that the show would be such a ...
 
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That's no way to go out
Note: contains spoilers for the final season of Game of Thrones.No matter what you think about the divisive Game of Thrones finale, there's no escaping the fact that showrunners David Benioff and DB Weiss lived up to the cutthroat nature of George RR Martin's books. ...
 
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From one TV show with a controversial ending to another.
Daniel Dae Kim is no stranger to controversial TV show endings. The actor was a cast member of Lost, the critically acclaimed series about a group of plane crash survivors in an island in the South Pacific. Running for six seasons from ...
 
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The Game of Thrones star had a different vision for her character's final on-screen moments.
Around 60 percent of Game of Thrones fans weren't pleased with the ending—including some of the show’s stars. In an interview with Entertainment Weekly’s James Hibberd, Maisie Williams, who played Arya Stark on Thrones, laid out her vision for her character. And like some fans, she’d have liked Arya to dig ...
 
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Harington checked into rehab after filming Game of Thrones Season 8
After a grueling filming and promotional campaign for the final season of Game of Thrones, the New York Post has reported that Kit Harington has checked into a luxury rehabilitation facility for stress and alcohol use.The actor, who played Jon Snow through all eight seasons ...
 
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The HBO show might be over, but A Song of Ice and Fire still has two books to go.
So, what now? Game of Thrones concluded last night with a finale that was, well, technically a finale. The story came to a conclusion. That conclusion was at times frustratingly mediocre and other times maddeningly stupid. Bran as the winner? No prophecies explained? None of ...
 
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Not as awkward as destroying a city and murdering innocents with a dragon, but still quite awkward
Daenerys Targaryen's story arc on this season of Game of Thrones has generated a fair old bit of debate, to put it mildly. If you've not caught up yet, we'll just say that anyone who's named their child Khaleesi in tribute to the mother ...
 
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Emilia Clarke and Sophie Turner shouldn't have to defend the show.
The final episode of Game of Thrones was stunning, until it wasn’t. Your stomach dropped as Daenerys Targaryen strode out to address her troops, Drogon’s wings extended behind her, itching to be airborne. For a moment, you forgot her bloodlust as she finally set her ...
 
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For a medieval kingdom, Westeros is just full of disposable beverages.
Game of Thrones fans have spotted yet another beverage-based gaffe, this time in the series finale (AKA the episode the showrunners definitely should have invested in a big wheelie bin for). ‘The Iron Throne’ was always going to be heavily scrutinized, but you ...
 
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Did you spot the callback to the first episode?
WARNING: There are going to be spoilers for the final episode of Game of Thrones coming up, so if you're just idly scrolling around looking for something to break up the day with but intend to watch the finale when you get ...
 
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She's as surprised as you were
WARNING: Don't read this if you don't know yet what happens at the end of Game of Thrones. You've got a maximum of about 12 hours before spoilers become your own fault entirely. Just watch the final episode. It's the most popular ...
 
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George R.R. Martin had one big troll act for us, and we were fooled.
Clearly, a lot of people were disappointed with the finale of Game of Thrones. An online petition to rewrite the entire material has garnered over a million signatures. From left, right, and center, overnight literary critics appeared. The bashing became so bad ...
 
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This story only truly ends with George R.R. Martin's books.
There's an old interview with George R.R. Martin at a convention in 1998 shortly after the publication of A Clash of Kings, the second novel in his A Song of Ice and Fire series. At the time of this interview, George is a largely unknown fantasy author, ...
 
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There was a subtle answer later in the episode.
One might argue that Daenerys Targaryen had the most tragic ending of all. She was consumed by her power and grief, massacred thousands, then was murdered by her lover/nephew Jon Snow.After Jon plunges his blade into her chest, she dies in his arms. ...
 
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It's been a long journey for the youngest Stark girl. And it's not over yet.
A lot happened in the final episode of Game of Thrones—first and most shockingly, Jon killed Daenerys and was sent back to the Wall. But Sansa was also made Queen in the North, while Bran became king of the entire (now) Six Kingdoms, ushering in a new ...
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