Game of Thrones Final Season Backlash Hasnt Stopped Plans for Amazing Prequel, Says HBO

July 26, 2019

Its only been two months since prequel starring Naomi Wattshas wrapped in Belfast, and the footage is amazing. There still is no news on whenor, while its hard to imagine otherwise, ifthe series will air. But backlash to the final season of Thrones hasnt affected any plans for future Thrones content going forward. (Although he would not offer any updates on other rumored spin-offs.) Details have been slowly trickling out…


HBO’s Years and Years Unlocks Sci-Fi’s Ultimate Potential

July 16, 2019

Some of the science fiction flourishes in the brand-new HBO miniseries Years and Years are deft-but-familiar technological signifiers of a near future–a smart speaker called Senor has telephonic and IoT abilities far beyond those of Alexa, a teenager wears a holographic Snapchat filter mask to breakfast, self-heating school lunches have vat-grown meat entrees. But the drama, which follows the multigenerational Lyons household of Manchester, England, from the present to a…


Inside Zendaya and Drakes Sex-Happy HBO Series

June 25, 2019

In the opening panoramas of HBO’s Euphoria , Zendaya’s attribute Rue narrates the trials of her childhood with a mix of self-pity and boredom.” I’m just fucking depleted ,” she deadpans. Incidents from her birth are interspersed with footage from 9/11, signaling that the display will be preoccupied with fights specific to the generation of kids born after the tragedy–begrudged, misunderstand Gen Z. The sequence culminates with a montage of…


20 Underrated Performances Emmy Voters Shouldnt Ignore

June 24, 2019

It is, at this point, a laughable numbers game. Roughly 500 original scripted indicates have aired on Tv this past Emmys season, and yet “theres only” six or seven slots per category to reward the excellent evidences and musicians. How in the world do you choose? Emmy voters typically respond infuriatingly, returning to the same series and actors year after year, or flocking to predictably dark, angsty awardings bait with…


How to cancel HBO Now, even though you shouldn’t

May 27, 2019

You vs. all the good stuff HBO is liberating after’ Game of Thrones’ intention . Image: HBO We did it, everyone. We constructed it to the end of Game of Thrones after eight long years. As is often the instance with popular, long-running dramas, Sunday night’s series finale failed to satisfy everyone. Maybe you feel cheated, looks just like you squandered almost a decade of their own lives simply to…


The Veep Series Finale Was Darker Than Game of Thrones

May 15, 2019

Sunday night exposed what happens when a woman’s craven desire for power drives her mad. By the end of the chapter on HBO, we were treated to the scorched earth to stay in her wake as she ultimately, as many had predicted–and some have feared–became the Mad Queen. Er, excuse me: the Mad President. (< em> Mad -ame President. Hey-o !) It’s perhaps by pure coincidence that so much of…


Inside Veeps Outrageously Dark Abortion Scene

May 3, 2019

When we talked to the showrunner David Mandel, “fucking funny,” and, as Tony Hale, who plays Gary Walsh.” There’s a Red Wedding .” It’s a fitting comparing, given the fact that Veep shares billing with the much foreseen premiere of the Anna Chlumsky) a decision is abort the babe she conceived during a one-night stand with Dan( Reid Scott ). If you thought Dan’s offer to” move Dutch” on the…


Game of Thrones Recap: That’s What Death Is

April 25, 2019

For the past eight years, every episode of Game of Thrones has opened with an aerial tour of its vast world in clockwork miniature, following the exodus of its main characters as they journeyed to far-flung locales over continents and oceans. As the series winds down to its conclusion, most of those characters have either died or converged on a single point: Winterfell, the place where it all began and…


Was the Game of Thrones Pilot Actually Any Good?

April 21, 2019

It’s been almost eight years to the day since we were first warned that” winter is coming .” I’ll be honest: I didn’t take the alert very seriously. That’s because it’s been approximately seven years and six months, you check, since, irritated by hearing about eve of the final season premiere, I anticipated an interesting experiment was necessary to revisit that aviator and see how it comprises up. As objectively…