Tag: game of thrones

Lazlo’s Clicker: Game of Thrones, Power, Murder in the First

SPOILER ALERT – If you haven’t watched this week’s finale of Game of Thrones, or for that matter are playing catch up with the last few episodes, do not read any further. The book is better, everyone knows that.  If you’ve ever watched a Harry Potter movie with a fan of the book series, you’ve heard that before.  If you’ve read the books, morever, you’ve agreed with them.  More often than not, the book is better. That’s been true, even of HBO’s indescribably good fantasy series Game of Thrones, based on the Song of Ice and Fire book series...

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LISTEN: “Game of Thrones” is releasing a hip-hop mixtape

Talk about trying to broaden an audience. HBO’s extremely popular series Game of Thrones will be releasing a hip-hop/latin inspired-mixtape. Aptly titled Catch the Throne, the mixtape will feature artists like Big Boi, Common, Wale, and Daddy Yankee. According to The Wall Street Journal, the mixtape will fit in with the “thrust” of the series, with verses about “sword fights and dragons spitting flames” mixing in with show dialogue. But why? Well, we aren’t too sure either. But Lucinda Martinez, HBO’s Senior Vice President for Multicultural Marketing, seems to think the mixtape will widen the show’s appeal. And it looks like the...

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Lazlo’s Clicker – Game of Thrones Finale, The Killing, Graceland

Game of Thrones wrapped season 3 this week, and in the aftermath of last week’s “Red Wedding” shocker, there was a natural expectation that the finale might be a bit of a letdown. That was only true if you watch Game of Thrones solely for action sequences and aren’t invested in the story, which is sort of like watching baseball and only watching the homeruns and not caring about the score. Game of Thrones perfectly set up its storylines for what will be an eagerly anticipated season 4. Hit the title/continue reading to read more. . . image source...

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Lazlo’s Clicker: Game of Thrones, How To Live With Your Parents, Orphan Black

HIGHLIGHTS Unless you’ve been living under a rock, you’ve probably heard that season 3 of HBO’s Game of Thrones, which debuted last week, was the season fans and showrunners had looking towards since the show began. That’s with good reason, as fans of the book series already know that book 3 (which will form the basis of season 3 and part of season 4) was the most bone jarring, knuckle clenching installment of the series. I won’t be sharing any book spoilers, but I’ll just tell you, get ready for something special. Hit the title/continue reading to read more....

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