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Charles Pulliam-Moore Charles Pulliam-Moore Jan 23, 2020 at 07:45. 2 comments

George R.R. Martin Says Game of Thrones Could Have Ended With a Cinematic Trilogy

George R.R. Martin Says Game of Thrones Could Have Ended With a Cinematic Trilogy

Game of Thrones’ series finale came , we watched it, and...that was that. But according to George R.R. Martin, Game of Thrones’ final season could have potentially worked out much differently had an early pitch to HBO for the series gone differently.

A lot of fans were disappointed by the haphazard way Game of Thrones’ story hurriedly moved its remaining players around the board in order to

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James Whitbrook James Whitbrook Jan 06, 2020. 5 comments

Joaquin Phoenix Nabs a Win for Joker in a Quiet Night for Genre at the Golden Globes

Joaquin Phoenix Nabs a Win for Joker in a Quiet Night for Genre at the Golden Globes

Although there wasn’t much in the way of genre fiction in this year’s nominees in the first place—especially after Game of Thrones , a typical stalwart of the last decade or so of Globes nominations, was left almost entirely absent for its final season. But even then, the night was incredibly quiet, save for a little solace from the clown prince of crime himself.

Although Joker itself didn’t...

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Jill Pantozzi Jill Pantozzi Dec 31, 2019. 10 comments

The 100 Most Popular io9 Posts of 2019

The 100 Most Popular io9 Posts of 2019
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Another year has come and gone and with it so, so, so many nerd blogs. Here are the ones you, dear io9 readers, clicked on the most. A big thank you and a Happy New Year to all of you.

Who could have guessed the Marvel Cinematic Universe, Star...

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Dec 28, 2019. 12 comments

io9 Judges the Big Pop Culture Endings of 2019

io9 Judges the Big Pop Culture Endings of 2019
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While 2019 was filled with all sorts of content—television , movies, comic books , video games—that kept us busy, there were a lot of major franchises meant to wrap up some pretty epic stories this year. Did they all succeed in telling...

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Eleanor Fye Eleanor Fye Dec 21, 2019. 15 comments

Behold: Game of Thrones' Worst Season 8 Moments Reenacted With Puppets

Behold: Game of Thrones' Worst Season 8 Moments Reenacted With Puppets
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Game of Thrones’ final season was kind of a mess . There may have been a few standout moments , but it mostly fell flat with disappointing stories, bizarre character turns that weren’t supported by previous seasons, and the most expensive

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Beth Elderkin Beth Elderkin Dec 20, 2019.

Our Favorite io9 Videos of 2019

Our Favorite io9 Videos of 2019
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The year 2019 was a lot. We got the end of not one, not two, but three of the biggest franchises of all time: Avengers: Endgame closed out another chapter in the Marvel Cinematic Universe, Star Wars concluded the Skywalker saga with mixed...

Beth Elderkin Beth Elderkin Dec 20, 2019. 14 comments

The OA's Jason Isaacs Gives His Take on Why the Netflix Series Was Really Canceled

The OA's Jason Isaacs Gives His Take on Why the Netflix Series Was Really Canceled

The OA isn’t the latest Netflix series to get the ax , but it might be the most talked about. The sci-fi series has grown a revival campaign akin to something like #SaveTheExpanse (which did end up saving The Expanse ). But some fans still wonder why Netflix killed off the show in the first place. According to star Jason Isaacs , it wasn’t viewership numbers, it was something else.

In an...

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Dec 18, 2019. 16 comments

io9's 14 Best (and 5 Worst) Television Moments of 2019

io9's 14 Best (and 5 Worst) Television Moments of 2019
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We may have already celebrated our favorite shows of the year , but that doesn’t mean we’re done looking back on 2019's TV. In a year packed with an extraordinary amount of TV, there were moments that had us broken-hearted, laughing our heads...

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Germain Lussier Germain Lussier Dec 14, 2019. 22 comments

Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker Backlash Is Inevitable, According to Richard E. Grant

Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker Backlash Is Inevitable, According to Richard E. Grant

We’re now less than a week from Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker and two emotions seem to be dominating the conversation. Excitement , of course—we’re about to get a movie fans have waited years for. But also, fear . Fear of what will happen in the movie and how it may change the discourse.

No matter how the story ends, though, it’s important to remember that not everyone is going to be...

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Dec 12, 2019. 21 comments

The 11 Best (and 6 Worst) TV Shows of 2019

The 11 Best (and 6 Worst) TV Shows of 2019
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You might have heard us say this once or twice already: there was a lot of television this year . We are but a few humble bloggers and could never watch everything out there but of the many TV series we did watch, we’ve narrowed down our most...

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Dec 12, 2019. 15 comments

The Fictional People and Things We Lost in 2019

The Fictional People and Things We Lost in 2019
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This year saw some of the biggest endings in movie and television history. In Avengers: Endgame , a few brave souls sacrificed themselves to save the universe and Game of Thrones  finally put someone on the Iron Throne...and a lot of people in...

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Beth Elderkin Beth Elderkin Dec 09, 2019. 17 comments

Joker Nabs Key Golden Globe Nominations, but Game of Thrones Gets the Kiss of Death

Joker Nabs Key Golden Globe Nominations, but Game of Thrones Gets the Kiss of Death

The latest crop of Golden Globes nominations has been revealed. Overall, it was a lackluster year for genre entertainment, especially for shows like Game of Thrones  and Watchmen, but Joker did manage to get the last laugh.

Last year, Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse took home Best Animated Film at the Golden Globes, will Disney’s CGI remake of The Lion King stand tall this time around?...

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James Whitbrook James Whitbrook Dec 06, 2019. 9 comments

This Was the Decade That Spoiler Culture Changed Everything

This Was the Decade That Spoiler Culture Changed Everything
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Spoiler alert: We all love spoilers. That doesn’t necessarily mean that we all want them, of course—there are as many people who fervently avoid details about upcoming stories as there are people who hunt them down to learn...

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Beth Elderkin Beth Elderkin Dec 05, 2019. 13 comments

Ramsay Bolton Is a Leprechaun Now

Ramsay Bolton Is a Leprechaun Now

Game of Thrones and Marvel’s Inhumans star Iwan Rheon is heading into a new fantasy saga, one filled with gods and monsters. Starz has revealed that Rheon is joining season three of American Gods as a happy-go-lucky leprechaun. Just let that sink in.

In a post on Instagram, Starz confirmed that Rheon is the latest actor to sign onto the third season of American Gods. He’ll be playing a new...

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James Whitbrook James Whitbrook Nov 27, 2019. 6 comments

George R.R. Martin's First Epic Fantasy Involved a Lot More Dead Turtles Than You'd Ever Want to Know

George R.R. Martin's First Epic Fantasy Involved a Lot More Dead Turtles Than You'd Ever Want to Know

George R.R. Martin doesn’t just ruthlessly murder your favorite A Song of Ice and Fire characters with reckless abandon. He also...accidentally killed a lot of pet turtles as a kid?

The bizarre story is one told by Martin himself at a recent speech he gave while being inducted into the New Jersey Hall of Fame. Martin recounted the experience on his no-longer-a-livejournal Not a Blog,...

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James Whitbrook James Whitbrook Nov 25, 2019. 5 comments

In this Exclusive Animated Game of Thrones History, Ponder the True Power of King's Landing

In this Exclusive Animated Game of Thrones History, Ponder the True Power of King's Landing

Winterfell. Highgarden. Storm’s End. The Wall. King’s Landing. Westeros is filled with iconic locations and cities teeming with rich histories that made them the icons they are. But is it the grand heroes and powerful rulers who made those places iconic that gives them their power? Varys ponders an alternate source in this exclusive Game of Thrones featurette.

Included as part of the...

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James Whitbrook James Whitbrook Nov 06, 2019. 6 comments

A Look Inside the New, Complete Retelling of Game of Thrones' Epic Journey

A Look Inside the New, Complete Retelling of Game of Thrones' Epic Journey

The war for Westeros has been won , and regardless of how you feel about how it all played out, Game of Thrones is over. If you want to reminisce about the show without spending a gabillion hours doing a rewatch, io9 has an exclusive look inside a gorgeous new book that will let you do just that.

Being published by Chronicle Books this month, Myles McNutt’s Game of Thrones: A Guide to...

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Beth Elderkin Beth Elderkin Nov 01, 2019. 11 comments

George R.R. Martin Says He Might Write for House of the Dragon...After Winds of Winter Is Done

George R.R. Martin Says He Might Write for House of the Dragon...After Winds of Winter Is Done

For those hoping to see George R.R. Martin return to A Song of Ice and Fire on the small screen, there’s hope.

Writing on his Not a Blog, the man behind the Game of Thrones books shared more details on the first prequel series to get the green light, as well as his thoughts on the Age of Heroes show getting cancelled. Plus, he revealed what series House of the Dragon showrunner Ryan Condal...

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Germain Lussier Germain Lussier Nov 01, 2019. 18 comments

The Game of Thrones Showrunners' Canceled Star Wars Movies May Have Explored the Origins of the Jedi

The Game of Thrones Showrunners' Canceled Star Wars Movies May Have Explored the Origins of the Jedi

Star Wars fans know how the Jedi fell (damn you, Order 66 ) and soon may see some kind of resurrection (hello, Rey! ). But where did they come from in the first place? We almost found out and now, may never know.

Earlier this week , news broke that Game of Thrones co-creators David Benioff and D.B. Weiss, who’d been in line to write the next live-action Star Wars movie, were leaving those...

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Eduardo Marín Eduardo Marín Oct 30, 2019. 4 comments

El primer spin-off de Juego de Tronos será una precuela sobre la casa Targaryen y sus dragones

El primer spin-off de Juego de Tronos será una precuela sobre la casa Targaryen y sus dragones

HBO podrá haber cancelado el spin-off de Juego de Tronos protagonizado por Naomi Watts del que ya habían grabado el primer episodio, pero aún tienen más planes para la franquicia. Es por esto que han anunciado una nueva serie que servirá como precuela para Juego de Tronos. Su nombre es House of the Dragon.

Las increíbles ilustraciones que inspiraron el final de Juego de Tronos

El...

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