Monday July 6, 2020

TV: How a mighty epic became Game for a laugh

The makers of Game of Thrones had one of the biggest budgets in the history of television to play with, yet chose to cobble together an amateurish rush job instead of taking their time

26th May, 2019
Daenerys Targaryen (Emilia Clarke) gazes out over her army of the Unsullied in Game of Thrones (Sky Atlantic)

Game of Thrones: Sky Atlantic

As you may already know, there’s an online petition floating around which aims to somehow force HBO to re-shoot the eighth and final season of Game of Thrones (Sky Atlantic) “with competent writers”. The 1.5 million signatories – some of whom will be the same people who keep sending George RR Martin death threats because he couldn’t get the final book finished on time – might have been...

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