Cinematographer Robert McLachlan talks about the challenges and processes behind ‘The Spoils of War’

A cinematographer has a heavy responsibility. Without a steady hand (no pun intended, trust me) guiding the direction of photography and camerawork, a film or episode of television can be poorly imagined or shot, unraveling all the hard work of a production. The stakes were especially high for the cinematography of “The Spoils of War,” […]

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Noah Syndergaard of the New York Mets appearing in Game of Thrones Season 7

In this week’s second installment of “Major League Baseball invades our favorite pastime,” Mets gunslinger Noah Syndergaard has been announced as an extra in Game of Thrones season 7 according to MLB.com. The first round of baseball news came earlier this week, with the announcement of an unlikely cross-promotional partnership between MLB and Game of […]

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Updated! King’s Landing Comes to Cáceres as Season 7 Filming Begins in the City

This morning Lannister banners adorn the walls of Cáceres, extras congregate for Game of Thrones filming, and there’s no doubt that King’s Landing has once again been reborn on location. There’s a slight twist however: the rains of Spain will provide an unexpectedly authentic touch today, though apparently it’s not slowing down filming. Bad weather season […]

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Sand Snakes Showily Slither Into Spain: Indira & Rosabell Sighted in Cáceres!

We haven’t seen much of Ellaria and the Sand Snakes in Game of Thrones. In their story so far, Ellaria witnessed the Mountain’s all-too enthusiastic rubbing of Oberyn’s eyes, recruited his bastard daughters —Obara, Nymeria and Tyene— and plotted their revenge. After a spectacularly botched assassination attempt, they got it right on their second attempt, […]

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