‘Game of Thrones’ Director Speaks out About So-Called Ice Dragon

‘Game of Thrones’ Director Speaks out About So-Called Ice Dragon

  Game of Thrones resurrected a dragon, and then used said dragon to tear down the Wall. Fans can be certain of a couple of things regarding this so-called ice dragon. First, the dragon is undead. It was alive, then died, then the Night King brought him back. So it’s undead. Second, the dragon breathes stuff like a regular dragon. While fans have casually called undead Viserion an “ice” dragon, Jeremy Podeswa, the director of the Game of Thrones season finale, says otherwise.   Speaking to Huffington Post, Podeswa said:   The way I looked at it was, when the sept …

Last “Game of Thrones” Death Identified Thanks to Closed Captions

Last “Game of Thrones” Death Identified Thanks to Closed Captions

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SPOILER WARNING IS IN EFFECT.   . . .   Game of Thrones fans almost made it to the end of last night’s “Beyond The Wall” without a single major death. In the end, though, blood was spilled. Not just any blood…dragon blood.   Kill a dragon? No biggie. / Image courtesy of the Telegraph   There’s been no official confirmation which of Daenerys’s dragons took the plunge last night. Thanks to A.V. Club, however, for pointing out that the identity of the dragon is Viserion. This is confirmed in the show’s Closed Captions.   Viserys Targaryen / Image courtesy of Gizmodo   It’s no wonder that …

“Game of Thrones” Behind-the-Scenes Look Breaks Down Blazing Battle

“Game of Thrones” Behind-the-Scenes Look Breaks Down Blazing Battle

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We all need to see more of Drogon igniting Lannisters, and HBO has graciously delivered. This 14 minute behind-the-scenes video will answer all of your burning questions about “The Spoils of War.”     So remember on your next trivia night: “Game of Thrones” set 20 people on fire in one shot. We may not have to fear Drogon in real life, but these special effects people do exist in our world. They walk among us.   via GIPHY   New episodes of “Game of Thrones” air Sundays on HBO at 9 pm EST.   Feature image courtesy of SB Nation.

5 “Game of Thrones” Animals Who Might Not Survive the Season

5 “Game of Thrones” Animals Who Might Not Survive the Season

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For “Game of Thrones” fans, it’s easy to get caught up guessing who the next person is on the chopping block. But don’t forget that our favorite animals are far from safe in Westeros.   We’ve listed five of these vulnerable varmints in increasing likelihood of their demise. These are our predictions!   5. Ser Pounce   There he goes pouncing again. / via GIPHY   Though the reign of King Tommen Baratheon was brief, he will always be remembered…for his cat. Ser Pounce hasn’t popped his furry head up since season 4, but you never know who you might bump into in the alleys of King’s …