The Last of the Game of Thrones Hot Takes

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  • For my own reference: Sansa - 4:38 Bronn - 11:37 Varys - 14:04 Jon - 20:29 Tyrion - 26:41 Jaime - 33:15 Cersei - 38:38 Daenerys - 46:15

    Audrey DozemanAudrey Dozeman5 aylar önce
    • Alex Caldwell That literally would’ve been amazing..and would’ve given bran something to do..

      eric bankseric banksAylar önce
    • she missed bran... and how there are the cut scenes where bran was warging into Nymeria. They foreshadowed the "Super Pack" of direwolves back in season 7. When Bran left he was meant to bring in the pack by warging into Nymeria, picking up aria and thats how she jumped over a wall into the garden right onto the Night King. Also there was meant to be a battle between Jon and NK that would have halted access to the garden, they could have made every hit NK took from Jon kill an amount of walkers making the Plot Armor a lot weaker in the battle. It would have been epic but they said it would have cost too much for Nymeria, and said nobody would care about the 1v1 (wtf?!) despite spending 200 Million on all the other non sense this season...

      Alex CaldwellAlex CaldwellAylar önce
    • @Marta Peixoto She was touched upon in part 1.

      Riley RivalleRiley Rivalle2 aylar önce
    • what about arya?

      Marta PeixotoMarta Peixoto2 aylar önce
    • @Lady Moses yeah it is I literally woke up to my wife sending me the story!

      Kirby KirbyKirby Kirby2 aylar önce
  • 10:45 Liberation theology is an actual, real life thing D&D, you idiots. *I* believe in liberation theology. It's the interpetation of Christianity as the religion of the oppressed. |=

    Fire TarrasqueFire TarrasqueGün önce
  • Remember how fascism is all about the exaltation of the in group and the hatred of the out group? Remember how Daenarys... Didn't do that.

    Fire TarrasqueFire TarrasqueGün önce
  • This is by far the definitive break down of the nonsense that ended as Game of Groans. Lindsay you have an incredible eye for detail, and on so many levels. It's my weakness and not yours that I'm only seeing these two videos now. It's taken me this long to be able to face what really happened in what should have finished as one of the greatest shows off all time. You've covered it all with not just the common sense that Tyrion ran out of. Your pinpoint accuracy on understanding writing, for the better and worst, made the length of the two videos time will spent. You've given me the funeral I needed for G.O.T. It may now rest in peace, and may they not create any spin offs, because I'll not trust them. Thank you for your work, wit and wisdom ❤️

    Steven MacdonaldSteven MacdonaldGün önce
  • The funny thing is ... They killed Daenerys to let Jon and Tyrion remain sympathetic... ...and they ended up being not BECAUSE of that bs.

    Isabelle PohleIsabelle PohleGün önce
  • "I just don't trust her for some undefined reason" is whistleblower for "I just don't trust her because she's a woman". And no, Varys, the best person for the job is _not_ someone who doesn't want the job. Have you ever seen someone work who hates their job? There's a reason companies don't, as a matter of policy, make their offices smell like rancid fart and make everything have a slightly sticky texture.

    Totally NamelessTotally Nameless2 gün önce
  • The "it's all about stories, and who has the best story?" also rings incredibly hollow, because GoT (and ASoIaF) won acclaim right from the beginning exactly because IT REGULARLY SUBVERTS WHAT WAS EXPECTED OF A FANTASY STORY. It's actually all about how neat stories don't play out when they involve real (or "realistic") people. That is GRR Martin's thesis, and so Tyrion's speech contradicts the entire basis of the show.

    TreesusTreesus2 gün önce
  • Maybe it's the misogyny

    Marcela Marques AmadorMarcela Marques Amador3 gün önce
  • Watching this way later just allows me a moment to appreciate how frayed Lindsay's sanity must have been by this point, those eyes have real suffering in them

    Nior GaloreNior Galore3 gün önce
  • In defence of Sansa's suspicion of Daenerys, that may haver been random, like you say but it's a scientific fact that a lot of humans get naturally "uneasy" around people with personality disorders, it's an old animal instinct we used to have to defend ourselves from predators.

    Liam QuaneLiam Quane3 gün önce
    • Is this a learned habit? Because she wasn't sensing anything around Joffrey, Cersei or Littlefinger in season 1, and she certainly wasn't sensing anything from Arya in season 7.

      Dominic BoundsDominic Bounds3 gün önce
  • At the end of the day, you have to love something a lot, to be this sad about it... So true, and thats what hurts

    Snorre KristiansenSnorre Kristiansen4 gün önce
  • A pair of centrist dudes seeing the charcoal grey characterization of Tyrion as the most relatable really says a lot about modern liberalism

    Rhyannon AshfordRhyannon Ashford4 gün önce
  • Stopped watching at season 3 because I couldn't afford the DVDs. Nice to know I've saved myself the cost of the 5 other seasons.

    Sarah GreatorexSarah Greatorex4 gün önce
  • I kept waiting for Daenerys to fly off to... the Red Keep... and attack the tyrant she came to dethrone who is obviously inside the place she apparently is triggered by... instead of burning all the common people for fuck all....

    Henry G.Henry G.5 gün önce
  • Uh book dany a psycho

    wsg manwsg man5 gün önce
  • We're you shilling for Corona in this episode? Everything you do is so deliberate that product placement seems intentional.

    LordPhoenix140LordPhoenix1406 gün önce
  • You know shits going down with Lindsay breaks out the spicy Funjions.

    SnowfireSnowfire6 gün önce
  • if there's one thing, that's been made clear to me and most, is that on tv land, as well as in hollywood in general, only hack dimwits can be hired as writers.

    opsimathicsopsimathics6 gün önce
  • 1:05:30 - Hell yes. I watched the first few seasons at least 5 times, but now I'll never see them again, and I cut out of the series mid season 5 and didn't even see the end.

    VenalitorVenalitor6 gün önce
  • Dear Lindsey, this would not bother you so much if you had not read so many books - it wouldn't bother you at all if you were, ahem, less bright.

    Phil StudgePhil Studge7 gün önce
  • I liked it when danearys burnt kings landing. I thought it was the most logical thing to do after beeing betrayed numerous times. I wanted her to break the wheel, although I knew this wouldn't happen. In the book there is a prophecy about this guy who has to kill his love to get the magic sword, which he uses to kill the night king with...that should have been her death. a sacrificial death to save the weak from true evil. Even after the burning of the city she kept my sympathie. In my eyes all the other characters are treacherous cunts.

    guennbrotguennbrot7 gün önce
  • Just realized Lindsay is wearing a cinnamon toast crunch robe

    Greg StuffGreg Stuff7 gün önce
  • I've watched this video several times - it's cathartic every time. Thank you so much for your insights and intelligent dissection of something we once loved.

    Jean MonfortJean Monfort8 gün önce
  • Ironically, the show really shit itself after THE BEST CHARACTER suffered from constipation and was murdered on the toilet.

    XtofXtof8 gün önce
  • IMMA BITCH

    Cara EskinsCara Eskins8 gün önce
  • 39:57 Thank you.

    Guido Meyer de VoltaireGuido Meyer de Voltaire9 gün önce
  • the boo boo the fool meme does not fail to make me laugh every time you use it here. pure chaos hahaha

    Hagar EyalHagar Eyal10 gün önce
  • Man, thank you for your Sansa section! I talked with friends/co-worker about how awful she was in the last 3 seasons and was labelled as a misogynist for it, even after I explained why mainly a) last 3 seasons Sansa is totally different than first 3-4 seasons Sansa and b) book Sansa is much better (I know, book snob, whatev). And the same people after Dany did her 180 were like, "see see! She is a genius!" while they totally discounted the writing/plot/pace. I cannot wait to send this to them so I can have you put it into words and explain much much more fluently than I could. I salute you.

    Maekar I TargaryenMaekar I Targaryen10 gün önce
  • Where can we find the background music for the whole video? It's great

    Dayo FayanjuDayo Fayanju11 gün önce
  • Excellent breakdown. Entertaining as well.

    Moderately AmusedModerately Amused11 gün önce
  • YOUR COMMENTS ABOUT DAENERYS ARE SPOT ON!!!

    Chad BallardChad Ballard12 gün önce
  • Yes I'm going to watch this hour long video about a show I've never seen, why do you ask?

    No more annoyingly long namesNo more annoyingly long names12 gün önce
  • See, I've never liked Dany. I always thought that the series would end with her being seen as a villain - pursuit of power, being seen as an invading force etc, her sort of black and white morality - because I always felt the theme was the nature of power etc. But I hated how it HAPPENED I felt it could have been a really good idea ... They just could not execute

    MaryMary12 gün önce
  • I tried watching this because LE's analyses are so addictive but there are way too many spoilers so will have to watch season 8 first.

    Keyboard DancersKeyboard Dancers12 gün önce
    • Don't put yourself through that pain. Watch this instead.

      Krist S.Krist S.9 gün önce
  • Nailed it. That’s the worst part of the ending! I can’t watch the earlier seasons anymore... even though they were really good.

    Terence STerence S12 gün önce
  • Is this even worse than ‘I’m losing to a bird?’

    Shea WinelandShea Wineland12 gün önce
  • 1:04:05 Kind of undercuts the SJW's Hillary argument. Hell, the MRA's haven't even made such a strawman case against women in power. Should these writer's politics be called into question?

    Clint CarpentierClint Carpentier13 gün önce
  • Jon is not the rightful King!!! Why do people keep saying that??? The Targaryens were overthrown by Westeros. They aren’t the ruling Monarchs...that’s why no one gave a shit about Viserys! Who was actually the last surviving son of the Mad King.

    Stephen DavisStephen Davis13 gün önce
    • @Michael Somjen I know, I know; there's so many black marks against her name in the eyes of society that she shouldn't have survived the bombing of the Sept - politically or physically.

      Dominic BoundsDominic Bounds5 gün önce
    • @Dominic Bounds Yes and no, but there claim to the throne was a lot stronger and legitimate than Cersei. She really had no right, being Robert's consort, also the fact that queens of kings on the iron throne never take there husband family name nor inherite from them!

      Michael SomjenMichael Somjen5 gün önce
    • @Michael Somjen No objections from me on that front - like everything else in season 4 onwards, the idea is full of holes and reads like something frrom a different story. However, Stephen's argument was that Jon has no right to the throne because the Targaryens were overthrown.

      Dominic BoundsDominic Bounds5 gün önce
    • @Dominic Bounds True but Jon's right to the throne is sketchy at best. There is no real evidence he is Rhaegar and Lyanna son, so Tarly and Brandon saying they read it in a Septon diary and saw it through the wirewood tree in the past, is not enough.

      Michael SomjenMichael Somjen5 gün önce
    • The line of succession never really ended: Robert Baratheon had Targaryen blood on his mother's side of the family, and the Baratheons are believed to have been descended from one of Aegon's bastard brothers. That was how Robert was able to square his takeover with the hardcore traditionalists. It's also why Robert left Tywin get away with the murder of the Targaryen children: like Tywin, he knew his rule would never have been stable if they lived. Nobody gave a shit about Viserys because he was in Essos, where true-blue supporters of the dragonspawn are rare at best.

      Dominic BoundsDominic Bounds13 gün önce
  • your editing is so god damn good, good work! :)

    cjunkscjunks14 gün önce
  • Season 8: Look What You Made Me Do. Audience: We didn't want this.

    TeacupTempestTeacupTempest14 gün önce
  • "Everywhere she goes, evil men die." ...Oh no. How awful.

    River Ó hÁillewillRiver Ó hÁillewill14 gün önce
  • Would’ve rather seen Dany burn Winterfell to the ground instead of King’s Landing. Would show Sansa what the dumbass she’s been and a reason why Jon would shank her

    JAKE BantilanJAKE Bantilan14 gün önce
  • Re the l0 minutes: I downloaded all the seasons in iTunes, but when I got to season 3-4, I heard about how the ending went batshit crazy and my fave character and two of her pets (let's face it, they were cats as far as fans are concerned) got killed. I started to lose interest fast and stopped watching at the end of season 4. I'm not sure if I'll ever go back and finish watching it.

    Barry PiperBarry Piper14 gün önce
  • WHAT is that video with the dogs?

    oberredenoberreden14 gün önce
  • i find myself coming back here bc of Star Wars :/

    josephinejosephine15 gün önce
  • This is the first review of GoT where the author actually did her homework (quoting previous seasons, books and even the producers). I commend You for this (very) long commentary and I agree 100% with what You told here, especially with Daenerys' sudden switch to the Mad-Queen mode. I truly don't understand how people could say "it was foreshadowed for a very long time". Like, srsly, wtf. Also the double standards really troubled me when I watched the last seasons and I'm happy someone else noticed that too. Arya murdering the entire house for the crimes of one man and then feeding those (probably innocent) people to him is suddenly ok because "he was a bad man". But Dany punishing actual enemies of war (AFTER GIVING THEM A CHANCE TO SURRENDER) is suddenly an irredeemable trait which leads to her "hitlerism" ....

    Maciej GodziszMaciej Godzisz15 gün önce
    • Well, the two sons she fed to him were responsible for the death of Talisa and Catelyn, respectively - you can't tell because Lothar was recast and the Freys are so visually nondescript that they're virtually indistinguishable anyway, one of the many logical problems of the show's notoriously bland colour palette. But other than that, yeah; I kept asking myself "how exactly does Arya know who was and wasn't responsible for the Red Wedding, and how does she know that there weren't any women involved with the crime?" Come to think of it, where did Arya get enough poison to be effective on all the Frey men at once? Putting aside all the usual difficulties of poisoning several people at once and getting them to drop dead simultaneously, the only poisons that can do this are meant to be *ludicrously* expensive, so where did Arya get them from. And if anyone says she was just "allowed" to take them home with all those useless faces, then it's time we acknowledged that Sansa wasn't the spoiled daughter of the family after all.

      Dominic BoundsDominic Bounds14 gün önce
  • "The compassion and nobility that defined the Starks" Woah hey now hol up. "Compassion" and "house Stark" aren't really words that go together.

    PunkrawkPunkrawk15 gün önce
    • Since when? I mean, sure, "honour" is something more commonly associated with the Starks, but it's not as if they've ever been known for being heartless. Well, not until season 7, at any rate. I mean, it wasn't as if they were known for threatening to rip people's faces off and wear them back in season 1

      Dominic BoundsDominic Bounds15 gün önce
  • Ok, the real question... tell me about "Hank's". -TIA. (;)

    Matt FinleyMatt Finley16 gün önce
  • I’m 4+ months behind as I’ve only just watched season 8. I would have loved it if Lindsay had included a section for the Direwolves. They were similar to dragons in that they were rare and mythical and at the beginning seemed on a trajectory along with the Starks for something big. But along the way they just kept getting knocked off pretty easily one by one. The last one loses an ear in battle and Jon just gives him to a Wildling.

    maggie cartermaggie carter16 gün önce
  • Westeros welcoming Dany with open arms would have actually made sense, Dany could have later turned into the mad queen as a result of her qualities as a ruler, i.e., she sucked at it, and the North's separatism, for example. She did have some authoritarian tendencies a la my-way-or-the-highway and could be quite reckless at times, which could have been played well in the mad queen narrative. The potential was there just around the corner. Of course such a story would have required at least one more season, which D&D refused to do. And there was also no reason for D&D to finish the show, if they got bored or tired with it they should have found someone else to take over. There are plenty of smart people in Hollywood who could have continued with GOT without D&D.

    Naum RusomarovNaum Rusomarov17 gün önce
    • @Ryan ...foreign?

      Dominic BoundsDominic Bounds3 gün önce
    • Would it? She's a foreign queen with an army of barbarian rapists who only know how to plunder, rape, kill and steal. That to me is clearly untrustworthy.

      RyanRyan8 gün önce
  • The last part is spot on. I thought for sure I'd revisit the series once in concluded, and I still haven't. Maybe watching to season 7 and then reading fan fiction lol

    Skot MatthewsSkot Matthews17 gün önce
  • Fantastic analysis. Thank you.

    Greg CasonGreg Cason18 gün önce
  • John should have stayed dead after season 5. After he came back to life he and all the other fan favourites gain some serious plot armour so the show loses the punch of the first three seasons which made it so great in the first place. Now John is put in super dangerous situations but he comes out totally fine. Plus he and our other heroes become kinda deified

    python javapython java18 gün önce
  • I've hated Daenerys since season 2. Lauren acts as if she was peaceful or loving of the people, but burning a city is not compatible with decency. She crucified people who surrender.

    The Third RailThe Third Rail18 gün önce
    • @Betha of House Blackwood Season 8.

      RyanRyan8 gün önce
    • I don't remember Dany burning down a city , can you elaborate?

      Betha of House BlackwoodBetha of House Blackwood16 gün önce
    • People meaning "slavers who, barring one notable exception, were all portrayed as 100% evil." Also, notice there's no clear line from "killing those who directly oppose her" and "killing civilians"?

      Dominic BoundsDominic Bounds18 gün önce
  • I agree with most of this video, but there are some nitpicks that I just have to comment about (I hate being this way, I'm incredibly annoying at parties): - Jon is AN Aegon Targaryen, not THE Aegon Targaryen who everyone thought was murdered in the sack of King's Landing at the end of Robert's Rebellion. That fact that Jon's real name is Aegon might be the single most idiotic choice that the writers of this stupid show have ever made and I will be SHOCKED if GRRM reveals it to be the case in the books. - Ned WAS Jon's father in every important sense: He raised him, taught him, made him the person he is. Rhaegar is just the selfish prick who provided the DNA. - Dany DID make one mistake in that if she had agreed to resting the army for a little while before heading south she, herself, might not have been so tired so maybe she wouldn't have FORGOTTEN ABOUT THE IRON FLE-OH-MY-GOD-I-HATE-THIS-STUPID-SHOW!!!!!!!!

    LoganBluthLoganBluth19 gün önce
  • Subtitles are hilarious 😂

    Defne DanceDefne Dance19 gün önce
  • I agree that Sansa was written ridiculously with completely unwarranted dislike and mistrust of Daenerys, but I see a lot of people saying she should be grateful because Daenerys didn't have to come and defend Winterfell, so she's obviously a selfless and just ruler. However, I don't really understand why people think Daenerys even had a choice in the matter. She had been north of The Wall in season 7 and seen the army of the dead and the Night King, she KNEW that they were coming and that they add the slain to their army. If Daenerys DOESN'T go north and help defend Winterfell then the White Walkers run rough-shod over The North and their army grows stronger by roughly a MILLION people (some children, yes, but they're still tireless, durable murder-zombies). They then continue south and Daenerys has to fight them eventually anyway. It was very much in her best interests to help fight the army of the dead as far north and as early as possible.

    LoganBluthLoganBluth19 gün önce
  • I mean, Aegon's Conquest wasn't the LAST time Targaryens brought dragons to The North, that was when Prince Jacaerys visited Winterfell during the Dance of the Dragons to gain Cregan Stark's support during the civil war. Although that time it was entirely peaceful and courteous as well. Maybe they're talking about when King Jaehaerys and Queen Alysanne visited The North and used the implied threat of their dragons to "convince" (**cough**FORCE**cough**) Lord Alaric Stark to donate The New Gift to The Night's Watch...? I mean, I guess in that case you could say the Targaryens used their dragons to screw over the Starks because they lost a huge section of land which the Night's Watch were then completely unable to maintain so it went to ruin and has been barren and useless ever since. And in The North, what with winter being so very deadly, any land going unused is going to be a massive sore-spot for Northerners. So maybe that's why they would dislike Targaryens and their dragons...? After all, as Wyman Manderly taught the Freys with his delicious pies: The North Remembers.

    LoganBluthLoganBluth19 gün önce
  • Yep.

    SiânSiân19 gün önce
  • I never watched an episode of Lame of Groans so I'm just watching this with popcorn having a laugh at how bad the series crashed and burned because it didn't stick the landing.

    Lion HeartLion Heart19 gün önce
  • Soooooo between S8 and their propsosal of that stupid cofederacy show; are DnD just closet white supremacists? Cause it seems like there's a rather decent argument.

    Ian CassidyIan Cassidy20 gün önce
    • Or they're just hacks that are "shining" examples of failing upward in Hollywood.

      jbvader721jbvader72118 gün önce
  • 57:11 "Stop hitting yourself Daenerys. Stop hitting yourself."

    Dirk BastardreliefDirk Bastardrelief20 gün önce
  • This all boils down to three things. 1.) Not including fAegon in the show. The narrative structure simply fell apart because of this. 2.) Making Tyrion a sympathetic moral compass when he's obviously going in a downward spiral to moral ambiguity in the books. This is largely because everybody loves Peter Dinklage so they can't make people hate him ever. 3.) D&D's inability to write grey characters. They can only be black and white, apparently. So Tyrion = moral compass, Jon = saint, and Dany = Hitler. No in between.

    freepeople091freepeople09120 gün önce
  • Last Season of Breaking Bad is full of stupidity aswell. People behave constantly out of character or so much into character no normal human beeing would act that way. If you pay attention you can almost see the writers backpaddling themselves giggling for each bullshit move they force the characters into. Walter is full measures mode ALWAYS now, while Jessy becomes completly useless while Skyler SUDDENLY decides to diss Walt at each opportunity when the whole carwash buisness was her idea! One thing leads to another until even 5 Millions aren't enough. No no...Walter is into EMPIRE BUISNESS now. What? It's nonsense. Pure nonsense. They forcefully erect this impossible tower just to let collaps it anyway! Just to get dead Walt within the meth lab.

    WinnieTheGrizzlyWinnieTheGrizzly20 gün önce
  • STOP EATING ON CAMERA!!!!!!!! GOD the sound of eating is disgusting!!

    MisterHildMisterHild20 gün önce
  • David - Jon's riding a dragon, which should have been a huge hint to him that he's a Targaryen. Jon - (flies past the two smartest men in Westeros on a dragon) Tyrion and Varys - I guess we kind of forgot

    Jaded WonderlandJaded Wonderland21 gün önce
  • I imagine Dænerys' character arc followed that GRRM outlined. +Lindsay Ellis is wrong that Dænerys' idealism prevented her from snapping or becoming totalitarian. We have historic examples from before Robespierre to now where idealism bore some of the worst tyrants in history. It's not that awful Niemeyer poem (awful considering what he did *besides* writing this poem) "1st she killed the slavers, then....." Dænerys burned the slavers. Then she let revenge on the terrible act of crucified children lead her into punishing *collectively*; for her, it no longer mattered who had voted to crucify the children, but she punished a *class* indiscriminately. This was made abundantly clear when the son of one of the crucified asked her for the body of his father - right after she compensated a goat herder. As you might have guessed, IRL Naziism did *not* follow Niemeyer's poem, and it was *not* that Germans suddenly awoke to a genocide right in front of their eyes. The rise of Naziism is a topic in history whole libraries have been written about. Aktion T4 was cancelled because of public outrage. Himmler himself enforced a draconic policy that those who did know what happened were too afraid to tell. (Cf Poznan speech) Dænerys' descent into totalitarianism was set up well in the first few seasons, the payoff was too rushed and for bad reasons. About the "younger sibling": Ever considered she saw what's-his-name the boy-toy who indicted her in the Great Sept as this "younger sibling" and did the most drastic thing she could to avert this part of the prophecy, perhaps even hoping breaking it at this point would save Tommen? That prophecies can be averted in GRRM's works was made clear by the witch sacrificing herself to avert the "stallion who mounts the world" prophecy - from her perspective and the prophecy being known, she literally felt to have killed Hitler in the womb. I think we all agree that the execution was *really* bad. I see, however, good reason to believe that they followed GRRM's outline more than you give them credit for. It has been made clear that in the books, Tyrion often sees what he wants, not what is (Shea). That he doesn't succeed in pacifying Mereen doesn't mean his plans were bad, just that something like that can lead to trying to chose the least evil - look at Afghanistán or Iraq or even the Kosovo (that only has peace because it has been thoroughly ethnically cleansed). In #ASoIaF, EVERY protagonist eventually hits rock bottom. Should it be a story with purely male protagonists because Dænerys as a woman WILL turn temporarily into Robespierre or Sallust? Tyrion IS the most likable character, and goes onto a murder spree. Every character has a breaking point. That's the reason why everywhere, there is a system of checks and balances in place. There *is* no philosopher-dictator who hands out free solutions, male or female. I can see Sansa's being suspicious. Dragons are Westeros' nuclear weapons. In ASoIaF, alliances switched regularly, but not as often as in IRL 100-yeared war. So yes, not trusting the "saviour" *that* much is realistic and, in fact, led to the UK or above all France's nuclear weapons programme.

    Ralf HagenRalf Hagen21 gün önce
  • You're the first person to show me that criticism is a form of art. It's not like I thought anything bad about critics, but damn dis is good. :)

    Tim HucksTim Hucks23 gün önce
  • To DND's credit, it was a hard task to finish the remaining four seasons of the show without the original material as it was. I genuinely don't think that a story this huge and broad can be finished in 8 seasons (after 4 relatively slower paced seasons, too), and the time cramp made them (have to) forget a billion details from previous seasons. So i think that imo the show would always have to end unsatisfyingly. They did a shit job though, so much could have been improved, it seems like the script was written by a 13 year old. Like its so unfocused, forgets major plotpoints, and is trying to be multiple thingns at once (while failing all of them).

    Bbbb GgggBbbb Gggg24 gün önce
  • Very late to realising this but if Jaime HAD killed the Night King then that would be such a cool book ends for his character development, that it started in Season 1 with him trying to kill Bran, and ending in Season 8 when he protects Bran from the Night King, and by extension, saves the world.

    Elmo9001Elmo900125 gün önce
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