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Re: Game of Thrones

Post by HalcyonDaze00 » Fri Jun 17, 2016 3:39 pm

the main problem I think, is that all the main players in the story threads are not interacting with each other anymore, being spread out all over the world as they are, so the decisions/shenanigans the characters get up to don't have any weight and direct consequence to them.
if it's any consolation it looks like they are all converging on two places - Kings Landing and The North, according to show makers only 1 series left and then a few feature length specials (possibly)
Sounds very much like the books in that respect, imo the 1st 3 or 4 are some of the greatest fantasy fiction I've ever read, but after that they tail off, everything becomes very disjointed, as though the author doesn't really know where he's going with the plot.
I enjoyed all the books but there is certainly a case to be made that he got carried away with the world at the expense of the story.

He's always been a sloooooooow writer but I genuinely believe he is struggling to pull it all together in just two books, he went off on so many tangents and introduced so many characters and stories that he's created a monster.

I honestly don't know where most of the stories are up to, will have to spend a few hours on the wiki before I read Winds Of Winter, if it ever gets released.............

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Re: Game of Thrones

Post by Negative Creep » Mon Jun 20, 2016 1:27 pm

No spoilers for episode 9 but...........wow :shock:
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Post by pratty » Mon Jun 20, 2016 4:01 pm

Great episode, episode 9 of a season always seems to be the episode where it all goes off.
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Re: Game of Thrones

Post by crusto » Mon Jun 20, 2016 6:30 pm

That was flippin ace. Fok yeah.
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Re: Game of Thrones

Post by HalcyonDaze00 » Mon Jun 20, 2016 6:48 pm

superb, as good an hour (and a bit) of TV you can get, better than most films too.

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Re: Game of Thrones

Post by Negative Creep » Tue Jun 21, 2016 2:42 am

Be interested to know how much of that battle scene was CGI. Actors must love playing a part like Ramsey, where they can turn it up to 11 to become utterly despicable
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Re: Game of Thrones

Post by paranoid marvin » Tue Jun 21, 2016 2:15 pm

Negative Creep wrote:Be interested to know how much of that battle scene was CGI. Actors must love playing a part like Ramsey, where they can turn it up to 11 to become utterly despicable

Say Ramsay playing in the charity footy game on ITV - quite dificult to get your head round at first!
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Re: Game of Thrones

Post by HalcyonDaze00 » Fri Jun 24, 2016 3:46 pm

season finale only a few days away!

cannot wait

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Re: Game of Thrones

Post by Joey » Mon Jun 27, 2016 12:28 pm

HalcyonDaze00 wrote:season finale only a few days away!

cannot wait
Well it turned out to be one of the best episodes of the whole thing. The opening act and the way it was scored was just brilliant.
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Re: Game of Thrones

Post by RodimusPrime » Mon Jun 27, 2016 6:07 pm

I don't want to have to wait for next season.

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Re: Game of Thrones

Post by Bluce_Ree » Mon Jun 27, 2016 6:19 pm

The last two episodes redeemed the whole season.
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Re: Game of Thrones

Post by HalcyonDaze00 » Mon Jun 27, 2016 6:46 pm

awesome from start to finish, not a bad scene in the show, one of the all time great pieces of tv

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Re: Game of Thrones

Post by thingonaspring » Tue Jun 28, 2016 6:56 am

Been avoiding this thread so I could binge-watch the entire thing. Did that with the other half over this weekend. Glad I did, meant I was never disappointed about an episode feeling a bit of a "filler" because it was just on to the next one... 8)

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Re: Game of Thrones

Post by IronMaidenRule » Wed Jun 29, 2016 6:51 am

Some interesting theories appearing after that scene about Jon Snow

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Re: Game of Thrones

Post by Katzkatz » Wed Jun 29, 2016 11:05 am

I finished watching it last night. The final couple of episodes really wrapped things up well - until next season. A very good season overall - I preferred it to the previous one. Slower paced that previous seasons - but interesting - and the ending sort of helped. I thought that Anya's story was a strange one to start with, and wasn't going anywhere - but the ending to it was superb(in the final two episodes). Really liked Jon Snow's stuff, the Dragon Queen and of course everyone's favourite dwarf - Tyrion.

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