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Game of Thrones

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Brenna
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Post by Brenna » Tue April 17th, 2012, 10:31 pm

Have missed the last two episodes.

Bec-feel free to do a happy dance
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Post by rebecca » Thu April 19th, 2012, 1:56 am

[quote=""Madeleine""]Thanks for that clip Bec, why is it perfectly visible on the computer, yet not on TV? :confused: It links to some good other clips too![/quote]

I think those who do these youtube thingy's must have some way of lightening it up...What clever people, why don't the producers hire them! I have a extra large plasma screen and I struggle to see the expressions on the actors face, it's annoying!

Awe Brenna :( am sorry you missed out, but maybe some kind person has uploaded the episodes on Youtube? It's worth a try. I know I watched the first two episodes of Merlin Season 4 on Youtube :D before the youtube fascists took it down. So if you do find the episodes try and watch them in one sitting before it's taken down.

In episode 2 I really missed Robb but thank God Tyrion was in it. As for the introduction to the Greyjoy's (grims)...It was kind of blah...I simply don't like Theon in the books or on screen!

I hope you get to see it Brenna :) .

Bec :)

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Post by Ash » Sat April 21st, 2012, 3:13 pm

I don't think we are supposed to like Theon in the books - at first he just seemed like a gadfly, but later, pure hateful and evil. I really didn't think he had it in him at first. I still think the best part of Book 4 is what happens to him afterwards

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Post by Madeleine » Sat April 21st, 2012, 4:54 pm

Can't wait for that, so far in the second book/TV series he's making even Jaime Lannister look almost kind by comparison.
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Post by rebecca » Mon April 23rd, 2012, 2:54 am

I simply wish the author had not even conjured up the Greyjoys, I find them totally boring from Theon to his sister and his father zzzz. I will enjoy watching Jaime with Brienne, and the journey they embark on together. I don't mind watching baddies so long as they are interesting....

This Tuesday is the introduction of Maegary and Brienne so I will probably enjoy this episode but when it is on the Greyjoy's I tend to snooze. :rolleyes:

Bec :) PS: Does anyone have news on the release of GOT Season 2 DVD?

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Post by Madeleine » Mon April 23rd, 2012, 9:02 am

Yes I'm looking forward to Jaime and Brienne too, I've heard a bit about that.

The Greyjoys are a bit boring, but for sheer tedium it's hard to beat Dany and her Dothraki :rolleyes: ; I feel sorry for Iain Glen being stuck in such a boring storyline, he's that section's only saving grace.
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Post by Ash » Mon April 23rd, 2012, 12:22 pm

That scene with Jeffrey and the whores was not in the book and totally unnecessary. We already know he is a sadistic, heartless, evil bastard (literally). What was the purpose there? That he wanted to show his uncle a thing or two? Yikes.

I really do wish that Martin would just give the throne to Tyrion and be done with it. He's the only hope for the place.
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Post by Vanessa » Tue April 24th, 2012, 9:02 am

There do seem to be quite a few alterations, additions and tweaks. Yes, I thought the Joffrey episode was a bit unnecessary. We already know how heinous he is!
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Post by Madeleine » Wed April 25th, 2012, 8:47 am

Watched it last night and agree the scene with the ladies and Joffrey was a bit superfluous. I thought they handled the scene where he's tormenting Sansa well though, as in the book it was much more graphic.
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Post by rebecca » Fri April 27th, 2012, 4:35 am

I haven't seen the scene with Joffrey(caligula's mini me)yet, but...And I know I probably sound like an old fogey but why do they have so many graphic sex scenes? When a story is this good and you have quality actors there is no need to inundate the audience with such graphic displays. I think everyone knows what goes on in a brothel, we don't need to see it. :rolleyes: It simply bores me. :rolleyes:

I also agree and feel that Iain Glenn is wasted in that desert and when is her story going to move on...I mean are we looking at a female Moses who spends the next 40 years roaming the desert?!....The character I am also liking is Gendry, I hope they breathe some life into him with more scenes.

Thank God though for Tyrion :D the show wouldn't be the same without him.

Bec :)

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