'Game of Thrones' is back at Comic-Con and as in past years, the show's cast and creative minds will be in attendance. Fans will be able to interact with their favorite actors, climb the Wall (via the Oculous Rift experience) and even raise a glass of GOT-inspired ale. Can't make it to San Diego? Follow @GameOfThrones on Twitter for up-to-the-minute updates and check back throughout the week for full coverage.Read More
"This is the most intense piece of filming I've done for 'Game of Thrones,' " actor Kit Harington declares about the Battle of Castle Black. The episode's velocity resonated with critics: Entertainment Weekly calls 'The Watchers on the Wall' "an intense rousing hour of heroism and heartbreak that set a new bar for what this show – and TV – can do."Read More
By Katie M. Lucas
This Sunday's 'Game of Thrones' examines childhood trauma, in the way the show's children "have been robbed of their youth," The Washington Post notes, and how "grown-ups everywhere seem to be caught in their pain, and taking it out on everyone around them." Both these elements converge in the Eyrie for Sansa.Read More
Everyone lies in King's Landing, according to Littlefinger's Theory of Political Intrigue. In the case of Tyrion Lannister v. The Good People of Westeros, the deception is in the details. Much of the testimony against Tyrion resurfaced his own words and actions – horrendously out of context. Tyrion's outspoken nature "provided a lot of ammunition for Cersei to ground the evidence against him in reality," series creator D.B. Weiss explains.
Because Tyrion was unable to cross-examine his witnesses, the judges never heard the full story. Below are seven rebuttals in his defense:
1. "He slapped the king across the face and called him a 'vicious idiot' and 'a fool.' " – Meryn TrantRead More
Many characters bore witness this week – but the most meaningful testimony came during Tyrion Lannister's trial for regicide. "The Shae testimony is the turning point of the entire season for Tyrion," Peter Dinklage says in a cast commentary on HBO's Viewer's Guide. His former lover's statement "is what really puts him over the edge," D.B. Weiss explains in this week's Inside the Episode: "It pushes him into the kind of immoderate, passionate behavior that he occasionally veers into."Read More