How Game of Thrones Made Last Season's Most Fantastical Fight Look Real

Game of Thrones is known for many things: complex fictional geopolitical intrigue, incest rape, sexposition. The popular HBO show is also known for its high-end production, and season four's thrilling snow-covered finale fight scene is no exception, with the remarkable special effects that have become a hallmark of… » 7/15/14 11:31am 7/15/14 11:31am

This video shows how pretty much everything in Game of Thrones is fake

By now, we know that Game of Thrones uses a heavy VFX hand when it comes to building the world of Westeros but it's still amazing how real their visual effects can make it look. That's because pretty much everything is fake. Seriously. Anything far off in the distance or people standing around or flags waving have all… » 7/08/14 7:43pm 7/08/14 7:43pm

80s Game of Thrones remake is even funnier with new disco theme song

You have to love the internet. A year ago, Hunter Sanders made this 1990s remake of the Game of Thrones' intro, using Queen's I Want It All for the soundtrack. Then, three days ago, Steve Buzz uploaded an 80's inspired cover of the Game of Thrones main theme. And today, Mikolaj Birek mixed them both. It's so much… » 6/26/14 11:34pm 6/26/14 11:34pm

The masterful 360-degree long shot in yesterday's Game of Thrones

Yesterday's Game of Thrones episode was truly epic. It contained one really spectacular long shot in which the camera—placed in the center of Castle Black's inner ward—rotates, filming the battle carnage around it in one non-stop 360-degree shot. Director Neil Marshall thinks it is his "favorite shot ever." » 6/09/14 7:41pm 6/09/14 7:41pm

People react to the final fight of Game of Thrones' latest episode

I just can't have enough of these videos of people watching Game of Thrones' twisted plot turns. Just look at their faces as they watch the final fight to decide the fate of Tyrion Lannister between The Red Viper and The Mountain—they go from tension to extreme tension to cheering to [Warning: Spoilers ahead!] » 6/04/14 2:28am 6/04/14 2:28am

Guy makes real life version of Jon Snow's sword from Game of Thrones

Though it's not forged from Valyrian steel, master swordsmith Tony Swatton made a pretty perfect real life version of Jon Snow's Longclaw sword from Game of Thrones. The sword's pommel has a nice ivory replica of Ghost, the hilt is exquisitely knotted and the blade is as ginormous and intimidating as it should be. » 5/05/14 7:16pm 5/05/14 7:16pm