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The Long Night is lowest ranked Game Of Thrones episode since Season 5 and second lowest of all time

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Game of Thrones is one of the best shows on TV and has been for a long time. This means the show has had consistently excellent ratings, and it’s next to impossible to find an episode with bad reviews. However, Game of Thrones Season 8 episode 3, “The Long Night”, premiered this Sunday, and the mixed reactions have pushed the episode down to some of the lowest ratings, ever. Read on!

HBO releases photos from Game Of Thrones Season 8 Episode 3: The Long Night

Now, you might remember just that one Game of Thrones episode that got a lot of hatred. It was Season 5, episode 6, “Unbowed, Unbent, Unbroken”, which is infamously remembered for the Sansa Stark marriage scene and it is the lowest ranked Game of Thrones episode ever, standing in at a weak 57% on Rotten Tomatoes. “The Long Night” now has sunk to 75% at Rotten Tomatoes. While this is not as bad as 57%, it still makes the episode the lowest ranked one since Season 5, and the second lowest ranked Game of Thrones episode, ever. After “The Long Night” we have “The Bear and the Maiden Fair”, at 77%.

Fans had many complaints with “The Long Night”, the biggest of which was that it was too dark to comprehend, speaking in terms of lighting. Many fans were also disappointed that Arya was the one to kill the Night King and that it seemed too easy for a villain with such an elaborate set-up to be killed so easily.

This episode also is a record low for Miguel Sapochnik, Game of Thrones’ speciality battle episodes director, who usually has very high ranks with his episodes. It’s also sort of a shame because Game of Thrones has a whopping 22 episodes that are rated at 100%.

So, did you like the episode or did you hate it? Talk to us in the comments, down below!







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Mary Anne Manigian
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Mary Anne Manigian

For heaven’s sake people, of course it was dark. How could it have been anything BUT dark??!?! Dark, confusing, chaotic – just like the battle itself, how better to put the audience in the shoes of the characters??. But hey, the Night King should have thought about ratings and attacked in broad daylight. Yeah, right. Tyrion had a little prophetic moment in episode 2 where he said, “like all clever people I underestimated my enemies”. Then the Night King comes along in episode 3 and does exactly the same thing. The smug little smile said it all, he thought he… Read more »

Vanessa
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Vanessa

It wasn’t just dark. It was so dark it was unwatchable. I’ve seen every single episode, and there were multiple battles that occurred at night. I could see what was going on in every other episode. This is a television show, not a radio broadcast, which means we need more than just sound. It doesn’t matter how much work they put in if people can’t see it. It obviously wasn’t well thought out if it wasn’t watchable.

lew
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lew

Ever been to war at night? Thought not, because even being in a battle at night you see very little. I have been in such a battle many times, and since it is TV, I suggest turning lights off to see better. Because this does not get any better. Sorry I disagree, but loved the show and thought it was well thought out.
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JaCinda Crawford
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JaCinda Crawford

I was disappointed in how hard it was to watch the battle scenes. It was a struggle to see what was happening because it was too dark, and too fast. Perhaps for folks used to playing videogames but I’m 53 and what’s the point of filming 55 nights if folks can’t see what’s happening. Otherwise I’m happy with the episode.

Robert Garcia
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Robert Garcia

I posted this on fb as a response to someone who claimed the episode was amazing simply because it was unexpected: There’s a difference between being unexpected and just doing a cheap trick. It would have been different if we had Jon Snow face a one on one battle with the night king and then just when he is about to die, Arya shows up and kills the night king (Howland Reed style). But instead, we got a cheap shot. We spent all this time talking about how terrific the army of the death was, how evil the Night King… Read more »

Ashlesha
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Ashlesha

Fully agree. All along Jon has done all the efforts, given his life to unite the Living against the Dead. And in the end he does not get even a single shot at the Night King. He should have been the one who kills the Night King in a one on one battle.
I can accept Arya killing Cersie but surely Jon should have been the one for the Night King.
Also in the entire episode Jon and Daenerys do nothing but fly the dragons. Very disappointing

Erik
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Erik

On all those points I actually agree with you. The lighting would indeed definitely be bad in an episode called The Long Night. It was long, and it was night, not that surprising indeed. I actually read an interview with the guy who plays Grey Worm, who had a much better explanation for the ending too. Everyone complains Jon should’ve killed the Night King, but a. GoT never does what we expect it to do, when will people finally understand that just because it seems ‘destined’, doesn’t mean it must happen, and b. Arya’s entire story arc has centered around… Read more »

kyriks
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kyriks

Yes, yes ,yes. This is what I’ve been saying for the past week. The last episode was a masterpiece from beginning to end.

Ashirvad Desai
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Ashirvad Desai

Have you seen Lord of the rings battle at night ? The point of fliming a battle at night is to show your audience that that characters are having difficulty in the dark and not to make it difficult to people to see.

Ron
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Ron

Finally! Someone that gets it! The dead march in darkness. They are enveloped by it. Every time the camera panned out to open areas leading away from Winterfell all you could see was DARKNESS. Point out one instance in this show where they didn’t use clues to what was coming? I’ll wait.

From the very first time they showed Arya in Season 1 she was working to this very point. So if people don’t understand that then they need to go back and rewatch the entire show.

Gentry
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Gentry

people and their effing pretentious impeccable taste! “I’m sooo above everyone else because I can’t fully enjoy the episode because it was too dark.” bullsh1t! I watched it, it was dark but I liked it. I’m glad I don’t have the need to pretend to be some sort of “connoisseur” when it comes to what I watch. It’s either I like it or don’t. I won’t b1tch if I didn’t,.

mike perry
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mike perry

lousy lighting…..for a dollar and 98 cents I could have shown up with my flashlight and given the directors better pictures saving them 16 million bucks

Arya's Blade
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Arya's Blade

Or you could have turned up the brightness on your TV…..for free.

Björn Junker
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Björn Junker

It wasn’t meant to have any lighting, It was dark for a reason 🙂 Because it was Night. Night = Night King !!

Steph
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Steph

Best episode in history of shows. Hands dow.

Barb Smith
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Hands down, I agree. I will watch this again and again just to catch as many nuances as I can. This was the best ever, dark or
light!

Grmrsan
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Grmrsan

Well certainly didn’t love it. I’m ok with the super Death killer, killing Death, but agree with the “it would have been cool if we we could actually see what was happening” crowd. So many cool things were supposed to be happening, but it felt like they decided to save thier budget by just making a lot of noise on a dark stage.

Skyermirth
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Skyermirth

Oh you mean ranked low, like Captain Marvel was ranked low? Because a bunch of whiny man-babies are mad that a woman is shown as a powerful hero. Same thing is going on here. All anyone needs to do is read the reddit boards and the comments on these rankings. They do it on purpose.

Anth bowey
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Anth bowey

Literally everyone on reddit is saying they arnt bothered it was arya who killed him it’s how we got fuck all information.. Why didn’t the NK touch bran and both go back in time and actually show us what the hells been going on.

Ranjith Kumar
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Ranjith Kumar

Expected this. They built up the Night King and the White Walker threat for eight seasons only for it to be ended with just a single battle and a stab. I’m disappointed how they ended it.

Sac
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Sac

What did you want a fight scene like in singham

Lew
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Lew

not unhappy, it ended in battle as it should have. The whole show has been about the greatness of Jon, with other people involved. It was done right, without Jon being the main hero this time.

Nick B
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Nick B

It’s not about the Dark, it’s about the bad writting! And the really really really bad battle strategy.

Who put infantry in front of their defenses pikes and who just charge like that, not even flanking. Dothrakis are not Heavy Cav, they don’t just rush straight front in ennemies infantries. That’s just dumb. And that’s just some examples.

Lew (USMC)
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Lew (USMC)

General Nick, sorry the battle strategy was not to your liking, but then again they did not call you to offer hundreds of thousands to tell them how it should be done. But not dumb by any means, as the Dothrakis have fought every battle that way. If you find the show so dumb in your opinion, stop watching! Has Nick been to war, in battle? I have, and even the best laid plans fall apart. Lets see, we are talking about 20,000 going up against over 100 thousand? Does that not tell you anything? And please, this is a… Read more »

asdasd
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asdasd

Let me tell you one thing. Last season was hyped, literally everyone at least once give it a try to start watching the show.. those viewers are plastic fans of the show, they have no bounds with the characters and all of this looked like smth ordinary to them. True GoT fans know how those episodes are made and appreciate the effort. and rly enjoyed the episode… Open GoT groups on FB with milions of fans in it and see how true fans rate it. it was Excellent. For those haters who cant purchase a TV pass and watch pirated… Read more »

Maximus
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Maximus

Do yourself a favor and watch the scenes in the first seasons. Then you might understand what people are complaining about. Plot armor, hoolywood cliches and complete lack of consequences for the actions of the main characters are as far away from the GOT spirit as you can get

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I, for one, loved the dark, gritty, chaotic atmosphere. It’s war, people, and war isn’t tidy or well lit.

As for the appropriateness of Arya taking out the Night King – somebody had to do it. Jon was detained by a dragon & nobody else was around. She’s already shown off both her stealthiness and her fighting skills – she’s earned this kill.

Excelsis
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Excelsis

I thinks the problem is on the television or smart device you are using, “The Long Night” is one of the best, it was as realistic as possible as it could, what do you expect when the weather condition and time you really have to see the darkness of the battle and that’s just being realistic, if it was well lit then it’s as fake as it can be, the show runners and everyone in the show did a very good job in every detail of that war. It’s not the show who has a problem it’s your TV and… Read more »

Jenn
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Jenn

I shouldn’t have to invest in a top of the line television to be able to visually see what was going on. My television is only about a year old, mid-price range and I found the episode nearly unwatchable. I cannot think of any other show or movie where I have had this issue.

Sharon
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Sharon

Loved it – dark, eerie, foreboding – all the things it was meant to be – I had issues at the start with the darkness on screen but I tilted my screen a bit and it was fine – as for how easy it was to kill the knight king – it took almost the 90 mins to get him and entirely prophetically right that it was Arya – the show is called Game of Thrones – not the Invasion of the White Walkers – bring on the last war – can’t wait.

Sharon
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Sharon

*Night King

angus
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angus

but the story is called A Song Of Ice And Fire did you think that that battle plans were fine or the fact that if jon and danaerys were not in the battle nothing would have been different? or the fact that the dead were revived in the crypt just for noone to die? all of the main characters were on the frontlines of the vanguard when the same swarm that swallowed 10000 dothraki in a minute hit and only one of them died from it? not a single white walker fight when they have shown time and time again… Read more »

Juanita Martinez
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Juanita Martinez

The long night is a masterpeice. I think once more people watch it, and get over themselves, this ranking will go up. It’s only been 48 hours.

Lulu
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Lulu

LOVED IT! It was a night battle, so of course it was dark. The tension was off the chart. Yeah I’m surprised more key characters didnt die, but not disappointed that they didnt. Arya was the PERFECT slayer of the night king, that bastard. To catch that dragon glass in her other hand was fanfreakingtastic and was what got her the kill. Call it luck if you want, but it was PERFECT. I loved it!

Vanessa
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Vanessa

Meh…that’s all I can muster for the episode. Couldn’t see a thing, which was highly frustrating.

Scott Cook
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Scott Cook

Excellent episode! It was dark because, it needed to be dark. Comments were probably made by the same people that keep the brightness levels on their devices to 25%.

David
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David

This episode made me laugh, cry and leap screaming from my seat. Nothing has ever done that before.
Nothing short of cinematic brilliance.

Mat
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Mat

So the Red Wedding, Purple Wedding, Hardhome, Battle of Bastards didn’t manage to get any emotions out of you?

Lord of fire
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Lord of fire

Lighting: 0 rating
Story line expectation vs reality: 0 rating
Usefulness of the Three eyed Raven: 0 rating

David
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David

I thought it was epic, yes the lighting wasn’t the best, but it was done that way to make it more dramatic and more foreboding.
Aria’s conquest of the nights king was totally unexpected, but then those 2 men that are in charge have always been unafraid to push the envelope.
I can’t unders how it could have been the lowest rated, as the action was epic.

J Cohen
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J Cohen

Arya got quite annoying as a character after season 4. In the story she only had a short few years training to learn these devastating skills, she isn’t even a fully developed adult nor a long term veteran like Jaqen H’gar, but she killed the most frightening, powerful being in Westeros history: the being that has legends and horror stories going back centuries, can raise the dead, control dragons, yet was fooled by a short, quite graceless girl with very little reach doing the old knife switcheroo trick. It’s not exactly the epic showdown that had been building for 8… Read more »

Jaroslav
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Jaroslav

I have been watching at HBO GO and full HD TV and i saw EVERYTHING. I would advise to get great quality file and at least average TV and if you dont have any eye issues, you are just fine. The true is that, the night king was killed easily, but i´m still happy.

Justine
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Justine

I understand the arguments of those who do not like this episode but that doesnt make it a BAD episode at all ! I mean yeah that’s true it was really dark but come on you don’t watch GOT outside on your cellphone screen ! If you watch it in good conditions like in the total darkness, this episode is a masterpiece and an incredibly immersive experience. Althought when people complain about the legitimity of Arya killing the Night King and the “easely way he died” (that’s why the dragon’s fire didn’t kill him by the way ?) I think… Read more »

angus
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angus

the writers seem to have forgotten what the ASOIF universe was like too every cunt is wearing full plotmail

Eco
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Eco

I liked it a lot, but I do admit to turning the brightness on my TV to max.

The NK getting killed by Arya like that? Awesome they went this way instead of the battle with John Snow everyone expected for over a season now.

Not the best episode, but certainly not bad.

fil..
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fil..

They can say what they want. It had a lot of flaws for sure.. mainly in writing. On the other hand the story has been kept consistent. Overall it was brilliant! For me that was one of the best! It keep me hooked and in high of emotions all the time. It was constructed with obvious but useful after all flaws. Dark – Yes! Chaotic at places – Great! That is how it suppose to be.. I enjoy it thoroughly..

Sokol
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Sokol

What pains me the most is that all the Azor Ahai plot was wasted just like that. People were speculating about Jon being Azor Ahai reborn for couple of years now and every fan of the books and the show wanted to see Jon kill the Night King in an epic duel. We never saw what Night King is capable of in combat and to see him die in such a lame way was just disappointing and heartbreaking. Arya jumping out of thin air was so stupid, I guess no one was expecting that but point of stupidity still stands.… Read more »

Bynagato
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Bynagato

the darkest side didn’t desepoint me a lot but the reel thing is there at least 30 wight walkers on the end of episode 2 and no one 1v1 a good fighter in living side 3 giant no good fight night king the most desepointing death in the hole tv/cinéma history a big night king resurect dead giant dragons hounds beer and more. controlling them .dragon fire can’t kill him……………………………………. and a litle dager who was created by dragon fire it self killed him………………what is going on…

Stefanie
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Stefanie

I’m pretty disappointed 🙁 the light ok… It was night and long and dark 🙂 but: we’re working now for seven seasons against a dark enemy and Arya killed it so easily? Come on!!!

And the crypt of Winterfell: how powerful it would have been, if the dead Starks would have risen to protect their family? That would had given me some goosebumps. Not a few dead bodies crawling around 🙁

When you compare this highly announced episode with the season’s end of season 7, it fails 🙁 sad, but true

Dickie Banks
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Dickie Banks

The lighting let down what was built up to be the battle scene of all battle scenes . As for Ayra killing the knight king outstanding it won me £200 at the bookies .

Jayati
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Jayati

The dragons should have burnt the dead first . It might have had saved many.

Karen
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Karen

This episode portrayed a battle at night. Duh. It was dark. What did you expect??
I shut off the lights in my living room, saw what we expected to see, and the darkness I was in gave me the atmosphere needed to watch this.
As for Arya doing her assassin stuff– she trained for this. I was thrilled to see her make the move that ended this half of the war.
All y’all bitching about this episode sound like the Star Wars fanboys bitching about Last Jedi. Get over yourselves. There are still another 3 episodes and a lot of deaths to come.

Maria Suidan
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Maria Suidan

It was just amazing unexpected! Team aryaaaaaaa

Susan Bates
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Susan Bates

Yes it was dark but we watched it with the lights off and that made all the difference . The suspense was great edge of your seat viewing .

Sachislife
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Sachislife

the worst episode by far and by a margin. to set up a character like night king like that for 9years and to end him with a littlefinger dagger. forget the prophecies,azor ahois and the nisha nishas. to think off night king could properly kill only 1 main character Theon(wont consider jorah and others as they died after the battle is over) and Walder Fray has killed more characters then the Night King speaks volumes of how the characters are handled after 5-6th season with GRR.

Barbara
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Barbara

While it would have been nice to have seen everything clearly, it wouldn’t have been realistic. They were fighting during a blizzard at night. I’m guessing they wanted you to have the same trouble seeing that those on the ground fighting would have had. Bran couldn’t tell anyone what he knew because it would have altered the outcome. Just like when he told Theon that everything he had done had lead him to this moment. I’m glad I’m not the kind of person who needs to disect every detail because it didn’t fit what I thought should happen. I was… Read more »

Peggy S.
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Peggy S.

I liked the episode, especially that Arya was the one that killed the Night King. I also thought is was plausible since no one expected it, what makes you think the Night King would expect it. That’s why he sent is dragon to detain Jon and smiled at Dany when fire didn’t kill him.

Anth bowey
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Anth bowey

Why do article writers keep writing “people are pissed off that it was ayra who killed him” absolutely no one is bothered about that.. The reason everyone’s pissed off because they literally give us no information on who the hell the NK is/was and why?? .. Like if they don’t tell us the full entire show is just absolutely stupid that makes no sense? Why was jon even brought back?? Why has bran got these powers?..if this is really what it’s come down to Its like killing thanos in the first 10 minutes of the avengers and having loki as… Read more »

Katy
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Katy

Loved it! The Knight King wasn’t killed easily – he was seconds away from killing every living creature in the north. Jon had tried, Dany tried without success. It was absolutely fitting that Arya killed him, she’s been training as an assassin for years. And lastly, there’s only one way for him to have been killed, which means he was difficult to kill. Arya’s blade found the spot! It was amazing!

Carol
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Carol

I thought the fight scenes were very dark it was hard to watch, and the movements of swinging and turning made my TV look like it was pixelated so I did struggle, I realise it was night and they didn’t have lights back in the day only fire but overall the episode was still amazing, great acting, fantastic visual effects
Thank you GOT you are amazing and I can’t wait for what’s to come (now it’s daylight) 😄

RRobin220
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RRobin220

I thought it was a brilliant episode. The more I watch it, the more I see.

Donna schultz
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Donna schultz

Did not enjoy the episode much. I could see nothing and could not follow the action because of that. Even the dragon battles, what a great missed opportunity to shine with their magnificent CGI. I found myself being very annoyed and frustrated. Another fing stupid trend snot nosed directors r learning in film school. Realism my ass.

inguer
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inguer

I loved it… YES it was dark but I still could se everything.. It was good… stop complaining

Nikita Narlusi
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Nikita Narlusi

I think Episode 3 of Season 8 was brilliant. Why? Because it was nothing like we expected. Just so much in one episode..it was just the right end to a villian everyone expected to die fighting hard. He went down as shocking as the Dothraki did.

Macy Mata
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Macy Mata

Dark Dark Dark. confusing. I don’t appreciate how they make the war scenes, very lazily thought of strategies. Night King was defeated too easily but okay very dramatic.Jon Snow looked like idiot and NO POWER at all. Jon Saved by Daeny twice and Arya killed the Night King.Awesomeness of Girl Power!👍😊

Bob T
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Bob T

I Get that it we supposed to be night, creepy, etc. But it IS possible to film night scenes that are still watchable, or at least followable. This was neither. Love the show, but this could (and should) have been filmed much better. A waste of those 55 days.

Holley Crouch
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Holley Crouch

I loved the episode; it was too dark and it was difficult to follow the dragons in battle; however, the darkness also added to the confusion of a battle. I think it drew the audience in even more because as an audience member I was trying to figure out what was happening; if I were in a battle, I think I would feel an even greater sense of confusion. I really loved it and I had to watch it over the same night and then another time this week. I think HBO may really like an audience that feels they… Read more »

angus
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angus

the page is deleting comments highlighting complaints with reasoning by the way, believe it or not the problem wasnt with the lighting or with arya being the one to kill the night king or the production it was the writing and how the story was executed.

Joe
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Joe

The darkness in the episode never bothered me, and to be fair, I found the episode thrilling. But this is no longer Martin’s Song of Ice and Fire, this is GOT the show, which is a fan fiction ending to ASOIAF. The pros: the visuals were stunning, the actors are great, the triumphs and deaths were heartfelt. The cons: as fan fiction goes, the writers of the show no longer credibly understand a good deal of their characters, the “main characters” are sloppily delineated by not dying in the most perilous of circumstances, and the battle strategy was just bollocks.… Read more »

Duck
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Duck

Easy? Arya’s strike was the fifth direct attack on the Night King in the episode, he survived 4 times,

Knocked off his dragon in mid flight, direct blast of dragon breath, Charge of Jon Snow blocked by raising more undead, and Theon’s spear charge.

John Johnston
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John Johnston

Unwatchable. Just a complete mess due to the poor lighting and close filming. What a waste.

Chris
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Chris

They built up this battle for 8 years, and for it to look and end…like that?! Inexcusable. Let’s forget the terrible lighting or the crappy editing, and just focus on the rubbish story-telling. Eight seasons of doing nothing, and in the final climactic battle, Bran uses his unique powers to …do more nothing? Jon Snow pinned down by a dragon is a non-factor in their victory? Ayra barricaded in the great-hall in a castle overrun by thousands, literally THOUSANDS, of wights, somehow sneaks past all of them AND the Night King’s entourage of White Walkers in the Weirwood who are… Read more »

Richerd
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Richerd

Arya Rock Now.

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The impact of the coronavirus pandemic has not let new productions begin for a while now. And it could take some more time before things start to move around. But it hasn’t stopped the filmmakers, producers, and actors from envisioning future projects. We have seen a few deals being cracked in the virtual film market. Now, there’s one more, and it looks like a helluva adventure. Game of Thrones stars Peter Dinklage (Tyrion Lannister) and Jason Momoa (Khal Drogo) have teamed up as actors and producers for a supernatural drama called Good Bad & Undead. Read on to find out more.

As per Deadline, Legendary, the American film production company, has brought Peter and Jason on board for the film which will have Max Barbakow donning the director’s hat. The report provided a brief description of the film, “In Good Bad & Undead, Dinklage will play Van Helsing, last in a long line of vampire hunters. He develops an uneasy partnership with a vampire (Momoa) who has taken a vow never to kill again. Together, they run a scam from town to town, where Van Helsing pretends to vanquish the vampire for money. But when a massive bounty is put on the vampire’s head, everything in this dangerous world full of monsters and magic is now after them.” Moreover, the report believes that the premise gives a vibe of the action-comedy Midnight Run in a world of Bram Stoker’s Dracula.

Game of Thrones stars Peter Dinklage & Jason Momoa join hands for an upcoming film by Legendary, Good Bad & Undead

The film stems from an original idea by Mark Swift and Damian Shannon; it’s most likely that the duo will write the screenplay as well. They have previously written hit movies like Friday the 13th, and Freddy vs. Jason. The director, Max Barbakow comes fresh off the record-breaking purchase of his film, Palm Springs at the Sundance Film Festival in January, 2020. His other film credits include the dark comedy, The Duke, and the autobiographical documentary, Mommy, I’m a Bastard!

Peter Dinklage and Jason Momoa played such memorable roles on Game of Thrones yet never shared screen space on the show. Their mutual connection was the Mother of Dragons, Daenerys Targaryen; for whom both devoted their loyalties in their own different ways. The two actors have done very well for themselves apart from the show. Peter won multiple awards for his GoT performance as Tyrion Lannister through the entire run of the show; he also starred in successful films like Avengers: Infinity War, X-Men: Days of Future Past, My Dinner with Hervé. He will produce Good Bad & Undead with David Ginsberg via their production company, Estuary Films.

Game of Thrones stars Peter Dinklage & Jason Momoa join hands for an upcoming film by Legendary, Good Bad & Undead

Jason Momoa, however, worked on GoT only for the first season. Yet his portrayal of Khal Drogo won over so many people that he has remained a memorable icon of the biggest show on the planet. The American actor seems to be on a roll lately. We have just heard that The Snyder Cut of Justice League will release on HBO Max in 2021. His stint as Aquaman established DC at the box office like no other title before; (yes, not even The Dark Knight Rises!). He has been involved with some exciting projects and rumored for a few others. With upcoming films like Dune and Aquaman 2, he looks set for big things.

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Game of Thrones star Jason Momoa's film Justice League will re-release in the form of The Snyder Cut in 2021 on HBO Max

The final product on our screens, whether it’s a TV show or a film, is a filtered result of many stages of production. Sometimes the content works, sometimes it does not. And it’s only in the aftermath that detailed scrutiny takes place. Game of Thrones star Jason Momoa’s (Khal Drogo) 2017 film, Justice League, was the first cinematic attempt to bring together a DCEU (DC Extended Universe) team (like Marvel’s The Avengers). Despite its superhero-ensemble appeal, the film bombed on both, commercial and critical levels. But for three years, fans had been asking the makers to release the original version directed by Zack Snyder; namely ‘The Snyder Cut’. Now, after a long period of speculation, Zack Snyder himself has made the announcement for the release of the Snyder Cut, called ‘Zack Snyder’s Justice League’ in 2021 on HBO Max.

Jason Momoa put up the poster for the film on Instagram. “Finally it’s happening,” he wrote. He thanked the fans for their constant support, “justice served. all my aloha to everyone who made this happen. all the fans. we love you”. Zack Snyder, the man behind films like 300 and Man of Steel, had directed most of Justice League when suddenly he had to step down due to a personal tragedy. Joss Whedon (The Avengers) took over and completed the film with certain reshoots and editing. The film was slammed by critics and fans alike due to its ‘light-hearted tone’. With Snyder’s announcement, the fans would hope for an original, darker take on the DCEU.

As per CBR.com, Zack has said that he’s putting together a trailer and that it would release soon. The Snyder Cut will be compiled and edited by Zack Snyder from the initial footage he shot. The film’s release on the streaming platform, HBO Max gives its producers, Warner Media (also the parent company of HBO) another chance of mining the untapped profits from its ambitious franchise.

Recently, Jason Momoa had fueled the clamor by outrightly saying, “Release the fucking Snyder Cut” in a video. “We’re just sitting around doing nothing,” Jason started off. “Fucking release the Snyder Cut, am I right? Release the fucking Snyder Cut. You know what I mean? Like, what are we waiting for? There’s some goodies in there. I’m just gonna go ahead and put it out there. Generally, the shit I put out there comes true. Let’s hope it does,” he said. And it did, indeed!

#ReleaseTheSnyderCut had been trending on social media for quite some time, and many actors from the cast had supported it. Apart from Jason Momoa (Aquaman), Ben Affleck (Batman), Gal Gadot (Wonder Woman), and Ray Fisher (Cyborg) had come out in demand of Zack Snyder’s version of the film. However, Henry Cavill (Superman) chose a neutral stand and wanted to focus on the future.

Now, that the revamped version of the movie will release for sure, we hope it brings a crackling light into the darkness that the cinematic landscape of DC has mostly been. Jason’s character from Justice League also has an upcoming solo movie, Aquaman 2, set to release in December 2022.

So, what are your thoughts? Tell us in the comments section below.







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Game of Thrones star Alfie Allen’s new film ‘How to Build a Girl‘ releases in the United States

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Game of Thrones star Alfie Allen's new film, How to Build a Girl releases in the United States

Someone once said, “new is always better”. We know that cannot be true all the time, yet new things do bring a much-required freshness in our lives. And if that new thing revisits an old amazing thing, excitement seeps through us like blood and sweat. Moreover, that’s something we need in the middle of this global crisis we’re in. How to Build a Girl, the film adaptation of Caitlin Moran’s semi-autobiographical novel of the same name, has arrived for audiences in the USA. IFC Films released the coming-of-age comedy film on May 8, 2020, and it stars our favorite lad from the Iron Islands, Game of Thrones star Alfie Allen (Theon Greyjoy). Read on to find out more.

How to Build a Girl is the story of Johanna Morrigan, a teenager from Wolverhampton, England in 1993. Cramped in the house with her eccentric parents and four brothers, Johanna is bored and confused, like most teens, about her path ahead. She wants to burst out of her cocoon and live out her fantasies. Her life changes when she comes across an opening for new writers as a rock music critic in a magazine. Although she doesn’t know much about contemporary music, Johanna seizes the chance. But when her earnest opinion doesn’t work, a new hyper-sassy alter-ego, Dolly Wilde, is born. Dolly is a harsh critic, very difficult to please, who assumes a high pedestal for herself. This edgy road leads to meteoric success and fame, but Johanna is nowhere to be seen. What happens when you make yourself up, only to realize the ingredients are not yours!

Game of Thrones star Alfie Allen's new film, How to Build a Girl releases in the United States

The film stars Beanie Feldstein (Lady Bird, Booksmart) as the 16-year old Johanna Morrigan. Her co-stars are Alfie Allen, Paddy Considine, Chris O’Dowd, and Emma Thompson. Alfie Allen plays a pop singer, John Kite who gets enchanted by Dolly Wilde. The screenplay is penned by Caitlin Moran and John Niven while Coky Giedroyc has directed the film. How to Build a Girl first premiered at the Toronto International Film Festival (TIFF) in September 2019; where it won the FIPRESCI Special Presentations Award.

A few critics have appreciated the message, a tinge of magical realism, and the performances in the film. Beanie Feldstein received praise for her portrayal of a passionate yet wayward teenager whereas Alfie Allen’s cameo got reviews like “straightforward” and “endearing”.

Game of Thrones star Alfie Allen's new film, How to Build a Girl releases in the United States

The film could not hit the theaters due to the problems of COVID-19. It released on May 8, 2020, on-demand in the United States. It’s available on IFC Films and Amazon (on rent). The UK release was earlier scheduled for July 3, 2020, but it’s not confirmed at the moment.

Check out the trailer and give it a go if you find it interesting. You can tell us your thoughts in the comments section below.







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