Curtain Call: Pilou Asbæk

The King of the Iron Islands is no more, succumbing to injuries after a brutal knock-down fight with Ser Jaime Lannister. Danish actor Pilou Asbæk brought a certain swaggering confidence to his performance of Euron Greyjoy. Arrogant and with a constant provocative attitude, it underscored Euron’s deadly nature. Someone so obnoxious would have to be able […]

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Gold, Ivory, and Steel: what will the Golden Company mercenaries do in Season 8?

Cersei: Highgarden has bought us the most powerful army in Essos: the Golden Company. Twenty-thousand men, horses – elephants, I believe. At the end of the seventh season of Game of Thrones, Cersei Lannister confided in her brother Jaime that she planned to reinforce their position in the south with sellswords from across the Narrow […]

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Political Update: Westeros

“If we don’t put aside our enmities and band together, we will die. And then it doesn’t matter whose skeleton sits on the Iron Throne.” During Jon Snow’s shaky introduction to Daenerys Targaryen in the seventh season of Game of Thrones, Ser Davos Seaworth succinctly contextualized the political realities in Westeros. Queen Daernerys had come […]

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Explore the history of the Dragonpit, look behind the scenes at Euron’s sea battle, and more in special features from Season 7 ‘Game of Thrones’ Blu-Ray/DVD box sets

The highly anticipated release of Season 7 of Game of Thrones on Blu-Ray and DVD is today, but if you can’t make a shopping trip until the workday is done, you can make the interminable hours pass at least a little more quickly by perusing some more clips of some of the special features your box […]

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