Director Miguel Sapochnik discusses his Emmy nominated episode; George R.R. Martin on the unexpected success of Game of Thrones

The Emmys will be awarded next month, and Game of Thrones is well positioned to take home a considerable number of trophies with its historic 32 nominations. Miguel Sapochnik has an excellent chance at winning in the Outstanding Directing category for “The Long Night,” having previously won in 2016 for “Battle of the Bastards.” In a new interview […]

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Curtain Call: Alfie Allen

I’ve been planning this post for years. I remember reading Axechucker’s Curtain Call for Kristian Nairn back in 2016. “Every time I sat down to write this, it felt like a eulogy,” he wrote. “Like I was speaking words of praise and affection for someone who had passed away.” I thought, “That’s how it’ll feel […]

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The Long Flight – Aftermath

So this is a Twitter post addendum, basically. You’d think two posts per episode would be enough. CLEARLY NOT. There is still a lot to unpack with this. The Long Night was quite possibly the most divisive episode in Game of Thrones history. It broke records, y’all. It was the most tweeted-about single episode of […]

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