Game of Thrones

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  1. Elarius

    Elarius I am the law

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    Its adult medieval fantasy which intrigues many people and the realism aspect with its politics and characters is its key to its success, there is no black and white, just gray since almost every character does not really fit into a category, its people hunting power or others with more personal intentions.

    So they trying to kill each other, whatever it takes to achieve their goals I say, medieval times were rather similar. Now to compare it to Jersey Shore of all things is quite something there.
     
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  2. Koshka_Goddess

    Koshka_Goddess the north remembers

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    maybe he should go watch jersey shore since this series is clearly too adult for his tastes.
     
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    Hentai_Bad_Guy PAIN PACKER!!!

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    I really want to watch this series but I don't have HBO :sighcactus. Is it worth getting on dvd?
     
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    Koshka_Goddess the north remembers

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    yes. but if you do not wish to commit to purchasing dvd set, you can watch on iTunes.
     
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    Hentai_Bad_Guy PAIN PACKER!!!

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    I think I might pick up the first season then. It always looked good to me.
     
  6. Elarius

    Elarius I am the law

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    [YOUTUBE]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AWF929rlw10&feature=plcp&context=C4f1ce39VDvjVQa1PpcFN1yPU0l9bH_8QDtUAVYwgtoyc5WB4RJUY%3D[/YOUTUBE]

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    not long left now
     
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  8. Elarius

    Elarius I am the law

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    Decent start to the season though as always when new characters are introduced HBO slows the pace, One thing I do prefer from the book over the episode is starting with Dragonstone instead, it set the tone better imo.

    Couple of grudges would be the recap at the start made the episode feel significantly shorter and the use of Ros again, she is even promoted now lol, also while the episode was slow it also felt slightly rushed due to overall being shorter.

    Absolute highlight of the episode is Grey Wind easily.

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  9. Aya

    Aya Valar Morghulis

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    liked the scene with the wolf , but it should have bited the fuckers nose >.<

    missed that show lol <3
     
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    mkewell83 Mr. Gone

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    Is it me or is Joffrey even more of a bastard on film? It'd been a while since I read the books, but I don't remember the degree to which he cleaned up his father's messes being quite so extreme.

    BTW Jon shoulda shoved a sword through Craster's face.
     
  11. Elarius

    Elarius I am the law

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    They are making him look more of an asshole than what he is.

    Episode 2 was shown on HBO GO and can be found in various places to download, not as good quality since it was a stream but still decent enough, subtitles for dothraki speech seems to be missing though so waiting for next week might be preferable.

    As for the episode it includes many highlights:

    [SP]-Great scenes with Arya and Gendry, love the brief moment of jaqen h'ghar.
    -The scenes with Tyrion and Cersei are perfect, they surpass the books imo, especially when Cersei brings up their mother's death.
    -Pyke, incredibly well done and feels like the place I had imagined, great work by HBO.
    -The scene with Theon and Balon is also great, the casting for Balon is spot on, also Asha or Yara as they named her in this seems that she might do the role well, I slightly feel that the scene in the horse was a bit flat compared to the book but when Theon finds out who she is, that scene is great.
    -Davos, best casting they could ever do, he feels humble and a man that knows what he is doing, the scene with Saladhor Saan is a good indicator.
    - The scene with Tyrion and Janos Slynt is probably the highlight of the episode, again a scene that matches or even surpasses the book.



    Other things to mention, dont know what to think of the Stannis and melissandre sex scene, I guess if you think outside the book it makes sort of sense but again a scene with Ros, while it was a better scene this time with the inclusion of littlefinger, I feel that she is eating time from showing actual characters from the books.

    Also is Rakharo dead? the scene with the head on the horse sack suggests so but without those damn subtitles I cant tell, with Irri crying like that might make it the case, strange decision to kill him if it is indeed Rakharo.

    The last scene was quite good but I am not sure how they can explain Craster knocking Jon, just have to wait and see.


    That pretty much covers the whole episode, it was very enjoyable and better than the premiere episode, deffo looking forward to the next one.[/SP]
     
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    dyne Evol Staff Member

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    first episode was weak. could of been much worse though most intriguing part for me was the end with the kid with the bull mask
     
  13. Elarius

    Elarius I am the law

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    Latest episode has many good scenes again, my highlights would be:

    -Harrenhal, much better than I imagined and as grim as I was hoping, great casting of the tickler.
    -Both of Tyrion's scenes, especially the one with Lancel
    -Qarth seems amazing from the glimpse of it, the gate scene before it I feel could have been done a bit better.
    -The highlight of the episode, the birth, amazing work there.
    -The Baelish and Cat scene worked very well
    -Roose Bolton


    A couple of things I did not like was the new Mountain, he looks thin for the role and again they are taking Joffrey to a new asshole level when its not needed(And Ros again lol).

    Great episode overall though.
     
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    Aya Valar Morghulis

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    i didnt like the birth scene much
     
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    greg770 Nomene tengo

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    How so? It was wayyyy faster and cleaner than the normal one.
     
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    greg knows too much about giving birth.

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    i dunno, the last 2 episodes weren't too much for my liking. more like bits and pieces scattered all over the place. this isn't a soup opera, i want some consistency. then again, the next ep. sounds more promising. <3
     
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    fractal <font color="#660099"><b>dark overlord</b></font>

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    tyrion for president
     
  18. Koshka_Goddess

    Koshka_Goddess the north remembers

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    roose bolton as his vp, then.
     
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    mkewell83 Mr. Gone

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    I think Secretary of Homeland Security would be more appropriate for Lord Bolton. Littlefinger would obviously be secretary of Treasury and Tyrion's dad'd be Secretary of Defense (though it's almost like he already was).

    I also like Tyrion, and he's very well played by Peter Dinklage. Unfortunately he kinda starts to suck after THE BIG REVEAL at the end of next season. Psychics are such dicks.

    Seriously, if I had any friends that were psychic I'd punch'em in the mouth anytime they started to open it with that stupid prophecy look on their face.
     
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  20. Koshka_Goddess

    Koshka_Goddess the north remembers

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    which psychic? there seem to be so many int his series. it's almost like there is a prophecy for just about everything.
     

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