Curtain Call: Eugene Simon

To salute Eugene Simon’s performance as Brother Lancel, formerly Lannister, we have a guest post by WotW friend and surveymaster James Rivers. On most television shows, an actor must portray how his character changes over time. Sometimes that change is transformative and quick, but usually it happens more slowly. Eugene Simon did not have that […]

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Curtain Call: Dean-Charles Chapman

“Gold will be their crowns, gold their shrouds.” Sunday night’s episode, “The Winds of Winter,” brought the prophesied death of Cersei Lannister’s final child: King Tommen of House Baratheon, First of His Name. Though we knew it was inevitable, it was shocking nonetheless to see the young king leap to his death.

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Promise Me, Nerd: Part 2

As promised! More nerds! Part Two– and it’s all for you! What, you need me to hold your hand? It’s the last godsdamned episode of the season! Dive in, people! Game of Thrones! The Winds of Winter! Twitter! Hashtags, hashtags, hashtags! (Here’s Part 1 in case you missed it.) Seriously! Dive in! PART 2’s SLIDESHOW […]

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Promise Me, Nerd: Part 1

Nerds, nerds, nerds! It happened! IT HAPPENED! …Okay, a lot of stuff happened on Game of Thrones. This sucker was big. So big that, in advance, I prepared TWO (2) season-ending Twitter posts! So before y’all go HAYWIRE about the shortened length of this one… it’s actually longer. Twitter hashtags for “The Winds of Winter” […]

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Curtain Call: Art Parkinson

I watched Rickon Stark die, and I was angry. A half-hundred wonderful, eye-popping, nerve-shattering moments from last Sunday’s Battle of the Bastards, and all I could think was… They did that lad a serious injustice. This is Art Parkinson’s curtain call. Here you’ll get the good (his multi-season performance) along with… what, in my view, […]

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Curtain Call: Clive Russell

Long before we worried about Victarion Greyjoy or Arianne Martell getting cut from the show, it was the Tullys who looked to be the victim of the Adaptation Axe. When no Tullys appeared in either season one or season two of the series, most fans were becoming resigned to the fact that the fish-obsessed family […]

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Curtain Call: Essie Davis

Her kindness towards Arya saved her life once but the Waif ensured it wouldn’t again. After nursing the shanked Stark back to health, Lady Crane was executed by the Faceless [wo]Man. We’d originally announced back in September that Australian actress Essie Davis had been cast as the leading actress in the colorful Braavosi theatre troupe. […]

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