As you may be aware, the characters on Game of Thrones have thick heavy accents. That’s because some are Britons, some are Scotts and many are Irish! About 80% of the sets or film locations are in Ireland; most of the forests, castles, the Wall and the cold North lands of Westeros can be found […]
I get it. This season was about love, won and lost: Jamie and Cersei, and Tyrion. Dany and Jorah. Dany and Jon. Ellaria and the Sand Snakes, with a little throwback to Oberyn. Olenna and Margery. Sansa and Arya and Bran. Rhaegar and Lyanna and Ned and Robert Baratheon. Lysa, Catelyn and Little Finger. Thormund […]
Is Westeros Macondo?
Those unaware or not familiar with the story of Cien Años de Soledad (One Hundred Years of Solitude), writen by Gabriel García Márquez, may think George R. R. Martin is breaking ground when writing into the main plot line incestuous relationships. In Macondo, the protagonists are from a long line of Buendías whose adventures and […]
Have you ever questioned the nature of your reality? HBO adapted Michael Crichton’s original film Westworld and made it into a modern, 21rst Century, sci-fi western masterpiece full of star power. Evan Rachel Wood stars as Delores, a recurring character in this fantasy western world created as virtual entertainment. With glorious aerial shots and state […]
Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson is brilliant as Spencer Strasmore, retired NFL player turned financial advisor. Hired by Joe Krutel (Rob Corddry) at ASM, Spencer has to lure as many superstars as he can to make his boss money. After many parties full of actual baller appearances and cameos, Spencer and Joe become so successful in […]
The commercials for this show featured a contrite Pakistani American sitting in a jail cell, a young man in his 20s that is now facing criminal charges. His lawyer Jack Stone (John Turturro) decides to help him out even after he discovers that the case is a hard sell. He tells him to day nothing […]
George R. R. Martin promised the readers that by the end of the books you would be in the middle of a war torn decimated land full of tombstones. It comes as no surprise that as season six winds down, the kill-o-meter is going haywire. Early on I realized that falling in love with a […]
For many years, fans of A Song of Ice and Fire have been patiently waiting to read how the story of Westeros and the game of thrones plays out. George R. R. Martin wrote book one back in 1996 and if it wasn’t for the acclaim of the HBO adaptation of his work, those original […]
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