Game of Thrones: See “Best and Bloodiest Kills” From Season One Here – (Video From IGN)

These are only from Season One… but very well put together and worth a watch (IGN never lets us down). See! Mr. Mother-of-Dragons rip out a man’s tongue with his bare hands.

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If you are not already pumped up about Season 2 of HBO’s Game Of Thrones returning April 1st, check out the nastiest, bloodiest and most gruesome moments from the first season in the video below. Warning: The video contains major spoilers, so if you haven’t watched Season 1 yet … hurry up, what are you waiting for? 😉 When I first saw Viserys get his “crown of gold”, I had to cover my eyes and look away … it’s that gross.

Based on the best-selling book series called A Song of Ice and Fire from author George R.R. Martin, Game Of Thrones is a dark, gritty medieval television drama with fantasy elements about many families and people vying for control of the Iron Throne which rules the seven kingdoms in the fictional continent of Westeros.

When you play the game of thrones, you win or you die.

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Game of Thrones – ‘The Rains of Castamere’: Initial Thoughts (SPOILERS, What A Shocker)

“That was truly, truly disturbing… For about 15 minutes, the show’s writers, actors and directors transformed HBO into a bloody, unsettling horror movie.” – Baltimore Sun  (we fucking agree)

 

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***WARNING CONTAINS SPOILERS OF GAME OF THRONES SEASON 3 EPISODE 9 ‘THE RAINS OF CASTAMERE’***

These are some initial thoughts and reactions to the events of the closing moments of ‘The Rains of Castamere’. A more detailed review of the episode as a whole will be posted later in the week.

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So, it happened. Regarded as the climatic centerpiece of the third novel in the series, A Storm of Swords, The Red Wedding has a reputation as perhaps the single most devastating moment of the saga so far. Purportedly, this was the scene which showrunners David Benioff and D.B. Weiss used to sell the entire concept of the show to HBO.

The Red Wedding makes you question everything you thought you knew about how this series is structured. Game of Thrones as a unique ability to make you believe you know where things are heading before veering off…

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Game of Thrones: Episode 9, Season 3 “The Rains of Castamere” Review (Spoilers. Again)

Did it really “fade to black”? It seemed like a smash-cut to me, but then again, I wasn’t exactly in a lucid, rational state of mind at the time…

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<<SPOILER ALERT: Do not read this review if you intend to watch this episode of Game of Thrones and have not yet done so.>>

In the penultimate episode of Season Two of Game of Thrones, HBO presented us with easily the best episode of that entire season, and in my opinion of either season to that point. With tonight’s episode, the penultimate one of the current, third season, they come close to doing so again. What with the resolution of two major plot lines (which, as is the nature of this story, actually open up several more possibilities), and the greater focus on fewer stories, tonight’s episode is the best of Season Three. It does not, however, quite live up to the high standards set by “Blackwater” last year.

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Queen in the North on “The Rains of Castamere” AKA Soundtrack of Pain and Suffering

A really great (and funny) piece/reaction by a fellow Fan Girl (who doesn’t have pneumonia and is thus way more coherent than Mrs. Horror Boom right now).

 

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Queen in the North on “The Rains of Castamere” AKA Soundtrack of Pain and Suffering
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WARNING: MAJOR SPOILERS (for Game of Thrones 3.09) AND FEELINGS AHEAD. You have been warned.

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Game of Thrones: I am left speechless. [SPOILER ALERT!!]

If you want more links, here they are. Haven’t checked out the Rolling Stone piece yet, but heard great things about it.

 

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Game of Thrones just depicted one of the most disturbing death scenes in TV history…” ~ EW

“Aside from gasps of horror, shouted obscenities, and choked sobs, there aren’t really many words to describe tonight’s episode of Game of Thrones.” ~ Rolling Stone

“That was truly, truly disturbing… For about 15 minutes, the show’s writers, actors and directors transformed HBO into a bloody, unsettling horror movie.” ~ Baltimore Sun

“It was bloody Hell.” ~ NY Daily News

“The episode was a nightmare, and it played out like one, beginning with a sense of vague anxiety that turned real and inescapable.” ~ TIME Entertainment

“The most shocking scene on television in 2013 was a quick and brutal affair carried out with daggers, crossbows, and slithery, secondhand deceit.” ~ Grantland

“I can’t decide if I envy or pity those of you who didn’t know what was coming in this episode.”…

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Game of Thrones: The Rains of Castamere (Surprise Surprise: SPOILER ALERT!)

We knew too, but didn’t expect the massacre the kick off the way it did… funny, having a little trouble falling asleep tonight!

 

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Well. Having read the novels, I knew what was coming tonight.

 

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Holy shit. Seeing it is completely different. I cannot imagine the pants being soiled this evening by non-readers of the best novel series of the last 50 years.

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King Robb and his army travel to The Twins to marry his Uncle Edmure off to the Frey’s- whom Robb insulted by marrying Talisa. All is made well by this new arrangement….Until

Frey, and Roose Bolton, betray them. Talisa is stabbed repeatedly in the womb- killing her, and Baby Ned. Robb’s army is destroyed and he, and mother Catelyn, are filled with arrows. Roose Bolton stabs Robb in the heart and Catelyn’s throat is slit.

RWW

Brutal.

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Game of Thrones Watch: So Close. So Far. (SPOILERS)

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Spoilers for last night’s Game of Thrones below:
“You’re almost there. And you’re afraid you won’t make it. The closer you get, the worse the fear gets.”

A confession: although I did not see last night’s Game of Thrones in advance, I knew what was going to happen. Everyone you know who read the source books, who cryptically told you, “Oh, just wait,” after Ned died—they knew what was going to happen. It is perhaps the single scene of the books (to date) we thought of first and most often when we learned HBO would make Game of Thrones into a series.

If you had no idea what was coming, if it’s any consolation, I don’t think that knowing made it any better. “The Red Wedding,” as it is known in George R. R. Martin’s A Song of Ice and Fire novels, was delivered in an episode that was brutal…

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Robb Stark Shocker: ‘Game of Thrones’ Actor Talks Heart-Breaking Twist -SPOILERS (EW.com)

We keep wondering if GRRM is hiding in some undisclosed secret underground bunker from now till the end of the month.

 

‘Game of Thrones’ Author George R.R. Martin: Why He Wrote The Red Wedding -SPOILERS (EW.com)

“If you think this has a happy ending, you haven’t been paying attention.” That should be the official tagline for Game of Thrones/A Song of Ice and Fire.

Game of Thrones: If you think this has a happy ending, you haven’t been paying attention.

‘Game of Thrones’ Showrunners Interview: The Red Wedding — EXCLUSIVE (EW.com)

This… just… no.