Director Alan Taylor Breaks Down Ned Stark Execution Scene, David Benioff and Dan Weiss to Receive International Emmys

What do we do to stave off those remaining few days before Game of Thrones returns for its final season? Anything we can, of course! Today, that includes a video in which veteran director Alan Taylor does a play-by-play of season 1’s episode 9, Baelor, or, more specifically, the (spoilers) death of Ned Stark (Sean Bean). In other news, […]

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Showrunners reveal Game of Thrones’ greatest VFX challenges and what to expect from the biggest battle ever in Season 8

Game of Thrones executive producers and writers David Benioff and Dan Weiss aren’t exactly known for their penchant for interviews, so our ears always perk up whenever they subject themselves to one. This time, on the occasion of being honored with the Visual Effects Society Award for Creative Excellence, the showrunners delved into the challenges […]

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Go Behind the Scenes of Viserion’s Resurrection on “The Game Revealed”

This week’s The Game Revealed, the 7-part documentary series on HBO’s online services, delved into one of the seventh season’s most elaborate shoots: the frozen lake setpiece in “Beyond the Wall”, which is only superseded by the fiery battle in “The Spoils of War.” However, the sixth episode gave us something quite unique: a wight […]

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‘Beyond The Wall’ director on that much-debated timeline, Longclaw’s eyes, and Dany and Jon

If there’s one thing Game Of Thrones viewers have complained about during season 7 — well, not the only thing, but one of them — it’s how quickly travel is being done. For no episode was that criticism more prevalent than it was for episode 6, “Beyond The Wall,” where it was loudly decried that Gendry’s run back […]

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Director Sighting Sheds Light on Wolf Hill; Malpartida Wraps Up and Cáceres is Ready

Game of Thrones wrapped up a three weeks-long shoot at Los Barruecos with an equally enormous party and now moves on to the city of Cáceres, which is ready for filming. Meanwhile, one of season seven’s directors was spotted in Belfast with certain cast members, not only situating him at the —coincidentally also three weeks-long— […]

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