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Game of Thrones Season 3

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Post by Vanessa » Wed April 3rd, 2013, 10:09 am

There was one about a sheep a few years ago. This year it was prolonging the life of a mouse!

I watched episode one last night and they seem to have change the order of things quite a bit.
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Post by Madeleine » Wed April 3rd, 2013, 11:14 am

They had one in the paper this year about a wildlife centre training some of their owls to deliver their post, like in the Harry Potter stories. I thought it was a lovely idea but sadly it was an April Fool hoax - I did think it might be an AF, but sort of wished it was true.

Back to GofT - the events in the 3rd book are a mixture of things that happened after A Clash of Kings, and things that happened at the same time as the events of CofK, according to GRRM's note at the start of my copy, so I suppose it would be difficult to film it in straight chronological order.
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Post by rebecca » Fri April 5th, 2013, 1:07 am

[quote=""Madeleine""]They had one in the paper this year about a wildlife centre training some of their owls to deliver their post, like in the Harry Potter stories. I thought it was a lovely idea but sadly it was an April Fool hoax - I did think it might be an AF, but sort of wished it was true.

Back to GofT - the events in the 3rd book are a mixture of things that happened after A Clash of Kings, and things that happened at the same time as the events of CofK, according to GRRM's note at the start of my copy, so I suppose it would be difficult to film it in straight chronological order.[/quote]

So much happens in SOS that I can't see them doing every single major event. All I'm sure of is that one or two characters will die in this series. Who that may be I don't know. I also believe that the producers will be digressing from the book(whatever that means?). Are characters who die in the book going to stay alive in the series? But I do wish they would start it with a two hour premier...that one hour goes so fast....

Bec :)

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Post by Madeleine » Fri April 5th, 2013, 8:26 am

I watched the first 10 mins the other night and Mance Rayder suddenly appeared, without much preamble, so it looks like they cut to the chase with him. Hope they don't change it too much!
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Post by rebecca » Sat April 6th, 2013, 3:19 am

[quote=""Madeleine""]I watched the first 10 mins the other night and Mance Rayder suddenly appeared, without much preamble, so it looks like they cut to the chase with him. Hope they don't change it too much![/quote]

Is it a ten episode run? It may seem a lot but in the end it isn't when you read the book(or 2 books in some cases)So I have no idea what they will put in or take out...But one thing is for sure....Someone will die.....I also wish they'd release the DVD's a little earlier. Once the show is finished I'll have to wait an entire year to buy the DVD of season 3, madness! :rolleyes:

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Post by Vanessa » Sat April 6th, 2013, 10:34 am

Yes, that's what I meant. They seem to be a bit early with some events. Some of the events in episode one are in part two.
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Post by rebecca » Mon April 8th, 2013, 2:30 am

[quote=""Vanessa""]Yes, that's what I meant. They seem to be a bit early with some events. Some of the events in episode one are in part two.[/quote]

I know I've said it before, but I will say it again...What a great cast the producers have chosen and now Cirian Hinds(a favourite) and Diana Rigg will join the crew(cant wait to see her). And to think this is Maisie WilliamsSP?)first acting job. And Sophie Turner has brought so much depth to Sansa altho her chapters in the book bored me....And Isaac Hempstead-Wright he is wonderful as Bran I could go on....But they have all done such a brilliant job. I can't wait to see tonight's episode and feel sure the hour length is going to seem like 20 minutes again.

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Post by Vanessa » Mon April 8th, 2013, 9:09 am

Yes, it is an amazing cast and cast very well! Diana Rigg went to my school and she often mentions her drama teacher, Mrs Greenwood, with affection, who was there when I was!
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Post by rebecca » Tue April 9th, 2013, 1:59 am

I watched the second episode yesterday and it was even better than the first. I was glad to see Brienne and Jaime sparring both verbally and physically. Also Bran with the Reeds...I wonder what the producers will leave in and take out from the book SOS...It is such a huge book with so many events in it.

I can't wait to find out....

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Post by Vanessa » Tue April 9th, 2013, 8:54 am

I'm not sure if they're fitting the two books in. I'm sure I read somewhere that they were only doing the first book. However, that doesn't fit in with the first episode and much more happens in the second book. It will be interesting to find out.
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