The Curious Nature of Love on Game of Thrones – A Video Essay

Interpersonal bonds tend to be, uh, fraught on Game of Thrones, to say the least. In a show famous for its complexity and brutality, we’ve watched plenty of (fairly) conventional relationships break down over the course of seven seasons. In this video essay, however, I take a look at the bonds that have survived thus far and, more specifically, examine how hitting […]

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HBO on Season 8’s Tearful Read through, Many Deaths, and Spinoff Budgets & How Rose Leslie avoids Game of Thrones spoilers

At the recent INTV conference in Israel, HBO SVP of drama, Francesca Orsi, programming president, Casey Bloys and drama chief, David Levin talked about the Game of Thrones cast’s emotional reaction to season 8 and the pre-production challenges of those much-anticipated spinoffs. Fair warning, there are no spoilers ahead but if you’re having an emotionally […]

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