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‘Game of Thrones’: Creative Arts Dominance Predicts Primetime Emmy Coronation

At the 2019 Creative Arts Emmy Awards, “Game of Thrones‘” craft dominance was a testament to both its cultural impact and cumulative excellence. The HBO juggernaut grabbed 10 awards (out of 18 nominations) for its final season. The series won for casting, fantasy/sci-fi costumes, editing, main title design, music composition, makeup (non-prosthetic), sound editing, sound […]

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Chad Michael Murray & More Join Bruce Willis In ‘The Long Night’

One Tree Hill alum Chad Michael Murray, Shea Buckner, Tyler Olson, Lydia Hull, and Jessica Abrams are set to co-star opposite Bruce Willis in The Long Night, an action thriller from Emmett/Furla/Oasis Films.Directed by Matt Eskandari, the pic follows two ruthless criminals who break into a disgraced doctor’s home to be given medical attention after […]

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‘Game Of Thrones’ Season 8: Death & Destruction Arrive At King’s Landing In ‘The Bells’ [Recap]

We spend the first 35 minutes of the penultimate episode of the final season of “Game of Thrones” wondering if or when the Battle of King’s Landing will come, but the opening credits – and, you know, this whole show – tell us that peace isn’t happening. Seeing that “The Bells” is directed by Miguel […]

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‘Game of Thrones’ Review: A Shocking Episode 4 Is One Battle Forward, Two Story Steps Back

[Editor’s note: The following contains spoilers for “Game of Thrones” Season 8, Episode 4, “The Last of the Starks.”]By this point, last week’s pivotal “Game of Thrones” battle has been dissected and retread a thousand times over. The episode’s stats were internet-wide talking points before the thing even aired, with “55 days of night shoots” […]

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‘Game Of Thrones’ Season 8: Dany’s March To King’s Landing Turns Deadly In ‘The Last Of The Starks’ [Recap]

If we’ve learned one thing over eight seasons of “Game of Thrones,” it’s that happiness will never last long in Westeros. After the literal and figurative darkness of last week’s battle-heavy episode, tonight’s “The Last of the Starks” begins in mourning with a few sad moments, but this is a mostly sunny 80 minutes compared […]

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‘Game of Thrones’ Midseason Review: Season 8 Can’t Fail, Even as It Falters

[Editor’s Note: The following review contains spoilers for “Game of Thrones” Season 8, through Episode 3, “The Long Night.”]In the end, “Game of Thrones” can’t fail. D.B. Weiss and David Benioff’s HBO epic isn’t like other prestige dramas facing high expectations for its final season. It’s not “The Sopranos,” or “Mad Men,” or even the […]

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All Hail Cersei the Loathsome! ‘Game of Thrones’ Was Always Going to End This Way

[Editor’s note: The following article contains spoilers for “Game of Thrones” Season 8 Episode 3, “The Long Night.”]Time and again on “Game of Thrones,” we’ve seen capable men and women taken down after committing one fatal error. Ned and Robb Stark, Oberyn Martell, Tywin Lannister, Stannis Baratheon, Littlefinger, even Jon Snow — all were one […]

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‘Game of Thrones’ Review: In Bleak ‘The Long Night,’ Awesome Flaming Swords Can Still Rise

[Editor’s note: The following contains spoilers for “Game of Thrones” Season 8, Episode 3, “The Long Night.”]Season 8 of “Game of Thrones” may be taking its time with its biggest moments, but that doesn’t mean the show’s creators aren’t delivering on the epic expectations weighing upon them. While the past two installments were devoted nearly […]

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‘Game of Thrones’ Season 8: The Night King & His Undead Army Arrive At Winterfell In Episode 3, ‘The Long Night’ [Recap]

How’s your “Game of Thrones” death pool looking? Though the 85-minute episode “The Long Night” – which was the brutal Battle of Winterfell in its entirety – robbed us of some of our favorites (Ser Jorah!) for the last half of this final season, it feels like we got lucky overall. It could have been […]

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