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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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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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New series like Russian Doll, I Think You Should Leave, and Special are the anti-Game of Thrones
My Netflix queue often suggests that I start watching The Crownagain. So far I've only made it through Episode One. When I look at the 61-minute runtime of Episode Two, I very quickly decide to spend my valuable time elsewhere. I know it's ...
 
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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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The movie takes place 15 years after the events of Star Trek: Nemesis.
When we last see Jean-Luc Picard in Star Trek: Nemesis, the famed captain has defeated Shinzon, and escaped with his life thanks to the sacrifice of Data. From there, Captain Riker begins to negotiate peace with the Romulans, and a new era of ...
 
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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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People loathed it so much they started hoarding cans of classic Coke. Now it's getting a limited release.
Thanks to a marketing campaign with the Netflix series Stranger Things,the 1985 drink New Coke is coming back this week. But when New Coke was first released in 1985, it "spawned consumer angst the likes of which no business has ever seen," according ...
 
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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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Sansa deserves the ending she got.
Sansa Stark has changed dramatically since we saw her in the first episode of Game of Thrones. She started the series young, naive and self-absorbed, and, in the final season, she has proven herself to be mature, level-headed, and strong. When Sansa is reunited with The Hound ...
 
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Game of Thrones created a vast media ecosystem. We talked to the people at its center.
Game of Thrones ends. But it’s not the only thing that will pass into pop culture history this weekend—the show will take with it the broad media economy and the vibrant online communities that it inspired. For years, fans have hungrily awaited pre-season ...
 
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The takes are hotter than the Iron Throne.
Here we are: the end. The final season of Game of Thrones has been polarizing to say the least, and while social media drank in the last hour-ish installment of the series, one thing was certain: everyone has an opinion, reaction, or meme to share ...
 
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It's the only satisfying way for this story to end. Anything else would be a disappointment.
Wow. Good for Jon Snow. It seemed like no one was working harder to die in Game of Thrones Season Eight than Jon Snow. I mean the doofus looked a dragon dead in the eyes and screamed at it. He participated in such idiotic battle ...
 
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Does Jon Snow also start a plow company in the series finale?
You can actually trace the first theory about Jon Snow being a Targaryen to an old forum in the mid-90s. Truly dedicated Game of Thrones fans were able to connect the dots in George R.R. Martin's A Song of Ice and Fire very early on. And ever since ...
 
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That's a lot of funeral pyres...
Whatever your feelings on the quality and satisfaction derived from season eight of Game of Thrones you've got to say it's killed a lot of people. In fact, it can be quite tricky to recall exactly who died, when and how, so we've collated ...
 
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George R.R. Martin needs to finish those books so fans can read how this story deserves to end.
A few weeks ago—the day before the Game of Thrones premiere in New York—I was chatting with John Bradley about his character Samwell Tarly, who is often seen as the on-page avatar to author George R.R. Martin."George was actually a conscientious objector in the Vietnam ...
 
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After deaths and dives into darkness last week, the pool of candidates is shrinking as the end approaches
Whatever happens at the curtain call of Game of Thrones on Sunday night, the seed of that idea will likely have been planted in front us at some point, making it all seem surprising and yet inevitable.The clues may be in the original material ...