Home Forums Television Game of Thrones Final Season (Part 2)

Game of Thrones Final Season (Part 2)

CREATE A NEW TOPIC
CREATE A NEW POLL
Viewing 15 posts - 1 through 15 (of 390 total)
Created
1 week ago
Last Reply
2 hours ago
389
( +2 hidden )
replies
17374
views
55
users
lacourseauxet..
47
Stegeo
28
wattsgold
25
  • Chris Beachum
    Keymaster
    Joined:
    May 22nd, 2011
    Topics:
    Posts:
    #1202853970

    Continue your discussion of “Game of Thrones” final season in Part 2.

    Reply
    Jays
    Participant
    Joined:
    Dec 15th, 2017
    Topics:
    Posts:
    #1202853978

    Sansa for the throne. The evidence is there.

    ReplyCopy URL
    Mukund
    Participant
    Joined:
    May 27th, 2018
    Topics:
    Posts:
    #1202853987

    The second episode looks great from the preview. Cogman writing it gives me hope that it won’t have similar problems as the premiere.

    ReplyCopy URL
    Sam H
    Participant
    Joined:
    Mar 4th, 2018
    Topics:
    Posts:
    #1202854061

    My biggest beef with this episode is that what is supposed to be the central point of tension (i.e, the Wall falling) is being treated as an afterthought to all the fighting over northern independence and Jon bending the knee. It’s not that I didn’t expect tension over Jon’s decision but it’s starting to get ridiculous when the news that the Night King 1) breached the Wall, 2) has a dragon to Dany’s two, which considering that he brought a dragon down singlehandedly last time with a spear, you’d think anyone would be a little more concerned about and 3) has been marching on the North for weeks now which gives him plenty of time to reach the closest castles to the Wall, namely LAST HEARTH, takes a backseat to bickering over why Jon bent the knee. Also, he show is so invested in telling us that Sansa is the smartest person in the room, except Sansa waited so long to send Ned Umber back home that it was a given that everyone in Last Hearth would be slaughtered. Did the collective strategic knowledge of every person in that room flee in terror or something?

    I was leery when I saw that the tagline for this season was For The Throne because that was a harbinger of the show wasting time going around in circles while ignoring the significant game changer that is the Wall falling. Everyone is too fucking relaxed that preparation for the real fight appears to have fallen to secondary characters like Gendry. Sansa is salty. Dany wants respect. Jon keeps repeating the same speech he has given 6 times already. Tyrion is… at this point I don’t know if the show wants us to listen to Tyrion or see all his efforts as misguided and worthless. Even the one thing that should have been treated as a big deal for the coming fight (i.e, Jon riding a dragon) was treated as a cutesy moment between Jon and Dany rather than a significant strategic advancement. But at least I actually got to see Jon and Dany genuinely enjoying each other’s company instead of the show telling me they do, so yay?

    Now, should I wait for someone to catch on that importing the population of every castle in the North to Winterfell to make a stand there is not a sound strategic move?

    • This reply was modified 1 week, 2 days ago by  Sam H.
    • This reply was modified 1 week, 2 days ago by  Sam H.
    ReplyCopy URL
    DvirBA
    Participant
    Joined:
    Apr 23rd, 2018
    Topics:
    Posts:
    #1202854066

    I didn’t have a major issue with it, but I hope the lighter tone was a Dave Hill thing for the season opener, and in the rest of the season they’ll return to the usual grim and dark tone, especially in episodes written by Benioff and Weiss. That’s how I want to remember the show, like its always been.

    They should stay on this path with Bran though. When they try to take him too seriously its a little weird, but this way I find him hilarious

    #LenaHeadey2019

    ReplyCopy URL
    H. H.
    Participant
    Joined:
    Dec 11th, 2017
    Topics:
    Posts:
    #1202854077

    True. Even when Sansa asked how are they going to feed the army and the dragons everyone was like whatever.

    ReplyCopy URL
    Thatcher
    Participant
    Joined:
    Jan 3rd, 2018
    Topics:
    Posts:
    #1202854115

    Darlings, Emilia Clarke is giving a laughable performance since last season. So so bad.

    Lena Headey hasn't got an Emmy for Game of Thrones????? Emmys you need to win her right now!!

    ReplyCopy URL
    Seven
    Participant
    Joined:
    Dec 21st, 2016
    Topics:
    Posts:
    #1202854129

    Daenerys is sooo going down this season. She’s slowly going nuts right in front of our eyes. That “if she can’t respect me” line made me worried about what she’s truly capable of.

    And who cares if Sansa was annoying and smug, she spoke nothing but facts the entire episode.

    • This reply was modified 1 week, 2 days ago by  Seven.
    • This reply was modified 1 week, 2 days ago by  Seven.
    ReplyCopy URL
    Thatcher
    Participant
    Joined:
    Jan 3rd, 2018
    Topics:
    Posts:
    #1202854133

    This scene is so underrated it hurts. Lena Headey and Mark Addy are phenomenal in this.

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=O8ES_ElI6Wg

    Lena Headey hasn't got an Emmy for Game of Thrones????? Emmys you need to win her right now!!

    ReplyCopy URL
    lacourseauxetoiles
    Participant
    Joined:
    Mar 7th, 2019
    Topics:
    Posts:
    #1202854139

    That is a pretty phenomenal scene, but if you’re actually going to commit to doing this with Cersei, then I’m going to have to do the same with Arya. Lena Headey had her chance and lost what should have been easy wins for 2 seasons that she was better in than she will be in this one. Let someone who isn’t a Lannister win for once.

    ReplyCopy URL
    wattsgold
    Participant
    Joined:
    Oct 6th, 2018
    Topics:
    Posts:
    #1202854159

    Darlings, Emilia Clarke is giving a laughable performance since last season. So so bad.

    Oh really, Ms. “Meryl Streep deserved an Oscar for The Iron Lady in 2012 (of all years)”? The dead really will talk crap as they lack taste.

    Daenerys is sooo going down this season. She’s slowly going nuts right in front of our eyes. That “if she can’t respect me” line made me worried about what she’s truly capable of. And who cares if Sansa was annoying and smug, she spoke nothing but facts the entire episode.

    Not happening. Season 7 was the right time to make her the Mad Queen but they went the “let’s make her fight for the North” route. HBO and the producers are avoiding that type of controversy at all costs. I would love her to burn all the lame characters to a crisp, though. But I am not getting that ending either. Sansa will be saved in the battle episode and will shut the fuck up for good. Red has never been in battle and feels too entitled to accept help. Let’s just wait

    ReplyCopy URL
    lacourseauxetoiles
    Participant
    Joined:
    Mar 7th, 2019
    Topics:
    Posts:
    #1202854164

    She went decently far down the Mad Queen route in Season 7 when she started burning people alive. I am really doubting that she’s going to make it out of this season alive.

    ReplyCopy URL
    Jays
    Participant
    Joined:
    Dec 15th, 2017
    Topics:
    Posts:
    #1202854170

    My biggest beef with this episode is that what is supposed to be the central point of tension (i.e, the Wall falling) is being treated as an afterthought to all the fighting over northern independence and Jon bending the knee. It’s not that I didn’t expect tension over Jon’s decision but it’s starting to get ridiculous when the news that the Night King 1) breached the Wall, 2) has a dragon to Dany’s two, which considering that he brought a dragon down singlehandedly last time with a spear, you’d think anyone would be a little more concerned about and 3) has been marching on the North for weeks now which gives him plenty of time to reach the closest castles to the Wall, namely LAST HEARTH, takes a backseat to bickering over why Jon bent the knee. Also, he show is so invested in telling us that Sansa is the smartest person in the room, except Sansa waited so long to send Ned Umber back home that it was a given that everyone in Last Hearth would be slaughtered. Did the collective strategic knowledge of every person in that room flee in terror or something? I was leery when I saw that the tagline for this season was For The Throne because that was a harbinger of the show wasting time going around in circles while ignoring the significant game changer that is the Wall falling. Everyone is too fucking relaxed that preparation for the real fight appears to have fallen to secondary characters like Gendry. Sansa is salty. Dany wants respect. Jon keeps repeating the same speech he has given 6 times already. Tyrion is… at this point I don’t know if the show wants us to listen to Tyrion or see all his efforts as misguided and worthless. Even the one thing that should have been treated as a big deal for the coming fight (i.e, Jon riding a dragon) was treated as a cutesy moment between Jon and Dany rather than a significant strategic advancement. But at least I actually got to see Jon and Dany genuinely enjoying each other’s company instead of the show telling me they do, so yay? Now, should I wait for someone to catch on that importing the population of every castle in the North to Winterfell to make a stand there is not a sound strategic move?

    I think regarding the concern for the wall falling and the arrival of the Night King, not everyone knows what’s actually coming. Only a few of the people in the North right now have actually laid eyes on the army of the dead. They don’t necessarily know yet what they’re actually getting themselves into.

    That is a pretty phenomenal scene, but if you’re actually going to commit to doing this with Cersei, then I’m going to have to do the same with Arya. Lena Headey had her chance and lost what should have been easy wins for 2 seasons that she was better in than she will be in this one. Let someone who isn’t a Lannister win for once.

    Lol at this proclamation.

    ReplyCopy URL
    lacourseauxetoiles
    Participant
    Joined:
    Mar 7th, 2019
    Topics:
    Posts:
    #1202854181

    If you expect Headey to be better in this season than she was in 5 and 6, you’re dreaming.

    ReplyCopy URL
    Mukund
    Participant
    Joined:
    May 27th, 2018
    Topics:
    Posts:
    #1202854193

    It’s possible. I expect the latter half of the season to feature KL heavily.

    ReplyCopy URL
Viewing 15 posts - 1 through 15 (of 390 total)

You must be logged in to reply to this topic.

Similar Topics
lacours... - Apr 23, 2019
Television
lacours... - Apr 21, 2019
Television
lacours... - Apr 17, 2019
Television