io9 Punches Through That Long-Awaited Showdown in the Latest Episode of Game of Thrones

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io9's weekly roundtable Battle of Thrones is back to discuss Game of Thrones’ penultimate episode, “The Bells,” which could also have been titled “Everything’s on Fire” and “Well, That Character’s Dead Now Too.” Since we’ve already talked Lannistersr and dragons at length, we’re going to focus on a deeply personal,…

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io9 Digs Into Daenerys Targaryen’s Mindset in the Latest Episode of Game of Thrones

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Welcome back to Battle of Thrones, io9's weekly breakdown of an important moment of conflict in the latest Game of Thrones episode. Last week, Cheryl and Germain talked about “The Long Night,” a 90-minute war fans had been waiting for since the first episode of the show. This week, Germain and Beth will talk about

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io9 Digs Into Game of Thrones’ Epic But Murky Battle of Winterfell

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Welcome back to Battle of Thrones, io9's weekly breakdown of an important moment of conflict in the latest Game of Thrones episode. Last week, James and I talked about Jaime Lannister’s tense arrival at Winterfell, but this week’s “The Long Night” was pretty much an important moment of conflict from start to finish.…

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io9 Breaks Down the Growing Battle Between Sansa and Daenerys on Game of Thrones

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In the game of thrones, you compromise or you die. However, that doesn’t seem to be happening with Sansa Stark and Daenerys Targaryen in the season eight premiere of Game of Thrones. The two are clearly on opposite sides of a big ideological divide, and it might be hard for them to find common ground. Is this clever…

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io9 Roundtable: Us Is So Much More Than a Horror Movie

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Jordan Peele’s Us is the kind of horror movie that lingers with you long after you’ve seen it. The commentary baked into the film is readily apparent while you’re watching, but the more time you spend thinking about it after you’ve left the theater, the more Us’ more subtle messages begin to come into focus.

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