YouTuber Rewrites GoT Ending And People Say That This Is How It Shouldve Ended

It’s been almost a month since the Game of Thrones finale titled The Iron Throne aired and yet, it seems like people will forever be bitter about it. As plenty of articles, tweets, memes, and plummeting ratings proved, season 8 of the iconic series turned to be a complete disaster and many blamed the show’s questionable writing for what some could call a dumpster fire of a finish. Screenwriter Daniel Whidden of ThinkStory was one of the people sympathizing with that idea and when following the back-and-forth between angry fans, he decided to make a video about it as a reply to “write a better one if you can then” counter-argument. “I’m a screenwriter from Toronto and have worked in …

30 Biggest Fails Of Game Of Thrones

Sometimes its best not to know how your hotdog is made, and the same goes for TV shows, in my opinion. GoT’s “Inside The Episode” gives viewers insights from showrunners David Benioff and D.B. Weiss, in what ought to be a fascinating peek behind the curtain of this cultural phenomenon. Instead, it often comes off rather bland, taking the magic away from the series and making it appear that many of the storyline decisions were made off-the-cuff, like when it was mentioned that “Dany kind of forgot about the Iron Fleet.” #2 #3 “I am a sucker for fantasy in general but I especially love when stories build their momentum from the nature of their characters,” the artist said. “I …

Disappointed Game Of Thrones Fan Illustrates What Scenes Season 8 Should Have Had And We Absolutely Agree

“I am a sucker for fantasy in general but I especially love when stories build their momentum from the nature of their characters,” the artist said. “I like a spectacle as much as anyone but I tend to dislike it if it’s just for its own sake. George R.R. Martin understands that the fantastical should be pressed into the service of illuminating the tragedies and triumphs of everyday life.” A Song of Ice and Fire.” Benjamin believes that a huge reason why the last season of the TV show is declining is story compression. “It’s just what happens sometimes. Actors get older, budgets are set, contracts run out and shooting locations become unavailable. George R.R. Martin wants to do two …

The new nerds: how Avengers and Game of Thrones made everyone geek out

Fans have followed and pored over the incredibly long, detailed and complicated narratives of the Marvel Universe and the Westeros saga for a decade. Will we ever scale such heights of geekdom again? In our speeded-up world, last weekend could be considered uneventful, but in one respect it will go down in human history. This was Peak-Geek Weekend a moment of unprecedented, unrepeatable pop-cultural excitement that was global in scale. Never, in the field of human geekdom, has so much geeking out been done by so many, over the long-awaited climaxes of two of the most supremely geeky properties ever made. At the cinema, Avengers: Endgame set itself most expensive single episode ever filmed, of one of the most watched, …

Avengers: Endgame Broke Nearly Every Box-Office Record

Hello and congratulations on surviving the Battle of Winterfell! (Don't worry, we'll get to Game of Thrones soon enough.) This is, of course, the latest edition of The Monitor, WIRED's roundup of all the biggest pop culture news. What's in store? Well, for one, Avengers: Endgame did even better at the box office than anyone expected—and people expected a lot. Also, Twitter got really excited about everything going down in Westeros last night. Let's get into it. Avengers: Endgame Just $1.2 Billion. Yes, Billion As expected, Marvel's latest movie broke nearly every box-office record imaginable this past weekend, bringing in some $350 in North America and $1.2 billion total worldwide. Avengers: Endgame, which was initially projected to make $850 million …

45 Best Memes From The Game Of Thrones Season 8, Episode 3 (Spoilers)

Entertainment Weekly he couldn’t find a longer battle scene in a movie. The closest was the 40-minute siege of Helm’s Deep in “The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers,” which has become the gold standard for epic cinematic combats. Naturally, after the fans of the HBO show devoured the Battle of Winterfell, they flooded social media to post their reactions to it. Here are some of the best ones! #1 If you look at Sapochnik’s resume, it becomes pretty obvious why he was chosen as director for this episode. He shot “Hardhome” and “Battle of the Bastards” — arguably the two most intense and acclaimed action sequences the show has done before season 8. #3 One of the biggest …

Last Night’s Game of Thrones Leaked Early Online

Good morning and welcome to a brand spankin' new edition of The Monitor, WIRED's collection of all things pop culture. Spring has sprung, dear reader, and we have a lot to share with you, including news about last night's Game of Thrones, Kanye West's appearance at Coachella, and this weekend's boring box office. Let's get going. Game of Thrones Leaked Online First, the most important question: Did you watch Game of Thrones last night? Lots of folks did, but a few got to see it—or at least got to see spoilers about it—before anybody else. The eighth season's second episode—"A Knight of the Seven Kingdoms," aka "Episode 69"—leaked online early via Amazon Prime in Germany. News about the leak hit …

While You Were Offline: Was the Mueller Report Worth the Wait?

Congrats, you survived another week! And this last one was a helluva week to witness. As measles made an unwelcome comeback, Ann Coulter suggested she’d vote for Bernie Sanders, a journalist got killed during a riot in Northern Ireland, and scientists got into the business of reviving dead pig brains. What’s going on? How is it the end of April already? The days are flying by. In case you blinked and missed it, here’s what else happened in the past seven days. Sing the Bells of Notre Dame What Happened: A literal piece of history was nearly destroyed last week when Paris’ Notre Dame Cathedral went up in flames as the result of an electrical short-circuit. What Really Happened: The …

30 Hilarious Memes From The Game Of Thrones Season 8 Premiere (Spoilers)

From the Lannister’s being de-throned as the messiest family in the 7 kingdoms (ok Jon Snow didn’t know it was his aunt), to Bran sitting around sipping tea at all the drama waiting for his nemesis to arrive, to Cersei plotting on Euron Greyjoy (or is it the other way around?) and Sam finding out his best friends girl/aunt killed his family. So as we wait for the next episode, writing up conspiracy theories, enjoy these memes and don’t forget to upvote your favs! #1 #2 Cersei may not have gotten her elephants but some serious dough was put into this final season.To be precise £11.2 million was spent per episode compared to the series average of £5 million per episode. …

Games of Thrones cast return for final chapter in the epic series

Show under tight security as 30 million people prepare to tune in to see who lives and who dies Televisions biggest show returned with a bang last night as Belfasts Waterfront Hall staged the star-studded premiere of the final season of Game of Thrones, described by its producers as a homecoming. Nor were they the only ones to feel that way. Its hard to describe all the emotions I feel about being here, said Kit Harington, who plays Jon Snow. Its the place where I spent most of my 20s, where I made some of my closest friends and where I met my wife [he is married to Rose Leslie, who played Ygritte]. It would be doing my time here …

Donald Trump gags and D&G ads: how Game of Thrones took over the world

The highs and lows of the shows rise from the small screen to the big time Sheerans season seven cameo wasnt actually that bad. He had one line and a bit of song in a rare soldiers-can-be-tender-too scene towards the end of the first episode, as Arya met members of the Lannister army on the road. While it was a little bit distracting having one of our worlds biggest pop stars in a scene for literally no reason at all, the main worry is that this will encourage more redheaded music icons to apply for a cameoship. When all the flames have burned down to nothing and all the Walkers have been conquered, if it turns out Horner sits on …