Articles on Game of Thrones

Displaying 21 - 40 of 54 articles

Wolf Hall is based on historical events – but its producers don’t claim to be telling a true story. BBC/Company Productions Ltd

Historical fiction on TV is equally about the here and now

Historical representation is far more complex than merely providing the facts – which is why debate continues to rage about the authenticity of popular televised historical dramas such as Game of Thrones and Banished.
What’s the point of watching TV when you have to wait an age to talk about it? Patrik Theander

Spoiler-alert culture is taking all of the fun out of television

What is the statute of limitations on spoilers? When can you comment on what you’ve watched? And at what point is our fear of ruining other people’s television experience hindering our own?
Like the myths that confounded the Greeks, the latest twist in Game of Thrones has challenged its audience. HBO. Game of Thrones airs on Foxtel's showcase channel

Game of Thrones has reignited the Greek tale of Iphigeneia

In recreating a perennial mythic tale in the latest episode, the creative taskforce behind Game of Thrones has cast us, the audience, as modern ancients. Warning: spoilers!
There is not a female figure on Game of Thrones who does not have a medieval counterpart. © Home Box Office, Inc.

Game of Thrones and the fluid world of medieval gender

Game of Thrones never even approaches the slippery and surprising world of gender manipulation and redefinition that existed in medieval spirituality.

Top contributors

More