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 Post subject: HBO: Game of Thrones
PostPosted: Sun Apr 24, 2011 9:38 pm 
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Anyone else looking forward to the 2nd episode tonight? :drool:

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Yes.

Last week I saw two things made in Norn iron. Game of Thrones and Your Highness. Neither disappointed in the nudity department (and both used the same spot in Tollymore Forest).

Ignoring the nudity, it was actually a decent show, but I expect it will take several episode to set the story up and get going.

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I watched the first one..my girlfriend had been going on about it for weeks..telling me I had to watch it, I was reluctant. No longer.

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If they keep on keeping it close to the novels it'll go well - they'll need another 5 seasons though - ep 2 was also good. The real action should start soon!

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It was excellent, except perhaps for the Danerys/Drogo arc which needs some clever writing to bring the standard up to scratch with the rest of it. On the books, Drogo isn't [insert stock tribal horse barbarian here], he rises above the cliché, and Danerys isn't just a bed slave either. Still, I'm hopeful. Tyrion, Jon Snow and Arya high points so far (not surprising given they're the best characters in the books). Sean Bean's Eddard Stark is a very nice surprise, breaking free of any worries that we're going to be watching Boromir again. His best performance since, ooh, When Saturday Comes :p

If anyone's watching who hasn't read the books, all I can say is don't get too attached to the characters.... :ninja:


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Has the actually chatter been changed from the books? Or is the books full of people saying things like "tits so big you want to bury your head in them"?

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The dialogue's pretty faithful, if anything it's been toned down somewhat. It's an adult series in every sense, and its not just the dialogue that's coarse in places. I have a particularly fond recollection of the dwarf performing a certain oral service on a girl until he "came up with his beard dripping". :blink:


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:lol: Great.

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Just finished this and didn't like it at all. :|

The last 5 mins of the last episode will keep me interested to see how the second series goes though.

Couldn't get into it, it seemed all over the place. The new king that it finished off with is a right annoying little tw*t, and so was that blonde girl's (the Kahleesi sp) brother, who didn't last long.. thankfully.

The melted gold crown for him was quite good. :D

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I was look for this thread in the TV forum.. :hmm: lol anyway did anyone watch this weeks episode .. wow
Ive been glued to every one but its always felt as if something big was about to happen but it never really did. I was beginning to think they never really had the budget to make it happen. Well this week it finally did didn't it.. :ohmy: fantastic episode..

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I was look for this thread in the TV forum.. :hmm: lol anyway did anyone watch this weeks episode .. wow
Ive been glued to every one but its always felt as if something big was about to happen but it never really did. I was beginning to think they never really had the budget to make it happen. Well this week it week it finally did didn't it.. :ohmy: fantastic episode..


Yeah it was a fantastic episode, can't wait for next weeks finale. Few of my mates got jobs as extras on it, one got himself a brothel scene, jammy fecker! :lol:

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The last episode was immense indeed. I've loved the show but agree..it felt like a big blow off was due..and it was massive. Great speech by Tyrion as well.

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"Those are brave men at our gates.....so lets go kill them!!"


Practically joined in the battle myself.

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Just doing a re-read of the series, about to start book 5 now.

The show is fantastic. It diverts from the books of course because it's an adaptation, but I really like what they're doing, and what they did with the Battle of the Blackwater (especially as I live on an estuary called the Blackwater :)) - they were faithful to the story and didn't drag it out as much.

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Loved it, absolutely loved it. Been a bit of a slow-burner this series, but really burst into life in that episode. Can't wait for next Monday.

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I think what made it great for us the viewers (except you Red_Ped cause you had read the book lol) is we didn't have a clue who would win the battle. In most battle scenes in films you know who is going to win.. the good guys.. but cause there is no good guys v bad guys in this series its just one side against the others, you cant second guess on anything.

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Definitely..you can't shake the feeling that noone is safe.

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There seems to be a reason for and against every house in the series. The Starks seem like the early good guys, but Robb has turned out to be a bit of a war monger and dishonourable in battle

The Lannisters are obviously pure evil, but at the same time they have Tyrion who seems to be a good leader for Westeros, and Tywin who is like an old school general, who is just trying to do what's best for his family, not realising that two of his kids are big poopoo heads.

The Baratheons seem like a good bunch until we meet Stannis.

John Arryn was apparently a good man, but then we meet his weirdo family.

Targaryen's are generally seen as evil by all the houses, yet when we meet the two kids, one lives up to the reputation, but the other comes across as a good candidate for the throne.

I can't wait to learn more about the Tully's, Tyrell's and Martell's.

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Book three was released as two parts here in the UK, so much happens that I'm assuming they'll make a season out of each part.

These can be summed up as follows: Zombies, Death and Weddings.

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Ive just watched the season finale.. I think im in love with Daenerys Targaryen :wub: lol

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It was OK - things have slowed down the past few episodes imo - not because events have, but because as in the books GRRM has so many storylines to tie in. The 3rd season should be shockwave city though!

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