Our current golden age of TV storytelling is influenced by comic books, in particular, one writer: Chris Claremont pushed boundaries and gave audiences strong female leads and deeply involved dramas.
Films can be used to help understand international relations concepts.
The HBO series can tell us a lot about how we view the Medieval world.
Expectations were high for the latest project from the creator of The Simpsons.
It is time we talked about one of the most unsung motifs in American fiction.
Cloud services became popular due to the benefits they can offer to users, but their adoption can be opposed by IT departments.
Linguist Alison Long helped translate a best-selling novel into the latest BBC television drama.
Ursula le Guin gave us an anarchist society on another world; we brought it back to Earth.
Busloads of people rubber-necking their favourite movie location can be a pest, but fan tourism is a growing business.
A scholar argues that like many sacred books, the popular television show encourages men and women to reflect on their lives and choices.
All men must die, so the young women have grown up to take control.
They are too well-behaved on Westeros – real-life queens often resorted to tears, temper tantrums and toilet humour.
Who has the biggest map – and what are they plotting on it?
Classic conflict analysis can tell us whether there's a chance that the warring factions can reach a peaceful resolution. Probably not, is the answer.
In history, as in historical fantasy, women have an uneasy and dangerous path to power.
The problems some people had trying to watch Game of Thrones via the internet shows we still have a long way to go before we can live-stream major events to a mass online audience.
Game of Thrones is brutal, shocking and great fun for fashion experts. Not confined to historical accuracy, its influences stretch from medieval northern Europe to 20th-century high fashion.
It's gritty and gripping in equal measure, but the swords and snowstorm narrative also answers a number of basic human needs.
The new series will bring several strong women into conflict with each other – just like the Wars of the Roses.
A unique set of circumstances allowed HBO to beat Netflix to the punch.