Greetings from the future! Welcome to “Postal Apocalypse,” io9's admittedly sporadic mail column by me, editor Rob Bricken. This week I’ve got a lot of Defenders questions (from one curious reader), a lot more Game of Thrones questions (from many curious readers), and I explain why you should only be slightly worried…
The last season of Game of Thrones marked an unprecedented turning point for the series, as the show moved on from mostly adapting the content of George R.R. Martin’s books to its own material. It made every new event in the show incredibly exciting—and the same can be said for the raised stakes in season seven.…
Part of the fun of each new season of Game of Thrones is that, as we’re beyond much of what has been told in the books, any new information is something we can speculate about. So get your fan theorizing ready as another very surprising character seems to be returning for season seven.
Game of Thrones is a show where audiences always need to expect the unexpected. But sometimes, when you’re expecting something crazy to happen, that means the show will surprise you by not doing anything crazy at all. And that’s what last night’s episode was: Not crazy in the slightest. Of course, “not crazy” on Game…
Actually, he was hidden in plain sight. But his appearance could signify another major element of the books finally making its way to the show.
There was an inevitable sense of things falling into place on “The Broken Man.” Sure, the seventh episode of the season is usually when Game of Thrones starts putting its endgame in motion, but there was an extra sense of finality to it, making it a gut-punch of an episode. Hmm. Maybe gut-stab is a better word.
After last week’s harrowing episode, you can’t blame “Blood of My Blood” for wanting—needing, even—to take a step back. The flip side is that “Blood of My Blood” is a bit of a letdown.
The next season of Game of Thrones will be unique—a show that’s been so heavily dependent on its book source material will suddenly be venturing out into unknown territory, with no more books to adapt. What’s going to happen next? Here’s everything we’ve been able to find out.
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George R.R. Martin laid out five characters he misses from the books when he sees the show. While a few have had their plots given to others, one big one stands out. Huge spoilers ahead!
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Hello, fellow A Song of Ice and Fire readers. How are you? Doing well, I hope, though I worry. These should be exciting times, what with the impending premiere of Game of Thrones’ fifth season on HBO this weekend, but I can’t help but sense a little frustration in the air.
An Avengers: Age of Ultron TV spot includes our new favorite stunt. Trek 3 writer Simon Pegg explains what he learned from Star Trek Into Darkness. Do we already know who's directing Inhumans? Plus what's up with Mockingbird on Agents of SHIELD. And Game of Thrones could feature book storylines that nobody expected…
Season 5 of Game of Thrones will certainly toss some plots from the books they’re adaptations of. This article attempts to guess at what happens in Season 5. Please comment with your thoughts and opinions on the probabilities. Spoiler warning: This article assumes you are caught up with the five published A Song of…
A long-running Game of Thrones rumor is seemingly quashed for good. Plus, we may already know who's playing Star Trek 3's villain. John Wesley Shipp talks about the difference between the Flash shows old and new. And a classic Star Wars villain is coming to Rebels. Hi-yo, Spoilers, away!
See this man? Well, on last night's episode of The Strain — despite having starred in several scenes of two previous episodes — this man finally met a goddamn vampire. Let me explain why this is such a big deal.
It's not quite a vampire apocalypse, but things are definitely happening on The Strain. The bitten plane survivors are mutating, Eph and his gang are slowly (slloooooowwwwlllllyyy) learning about what's actually happening but the real news is HOLY SHIT [spoilers ahead] —
del Toro has tried hard to make FX's The Strain every type of horror at once. It wants to be supernatural horror, basic suspense, a medical outbreak tale, a zombie story, and also a straight-up '80s-style monster movie. The Strain is, humorously enough, trying way too damn hard.