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Old 06-24-2013, 01:40 AM   #4066
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Old 06-24-2013, 02:13 AM   #4067
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They make 10 episodes for thousand page books. They could make 3 seasons per book if they wanted to.

They can, and they won't. There is a reason that they don't. Sure it could be budget or length of the book, but the main reason is they want to keep the show intense and fast paced. They don't want to put the viewer to sleep.
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Old 06-24-2013, 12:17 PM   #4068
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I dont think thats it because a lot of what they cut is exciting. The fist of the first men battle was a massive swordfight vs zombies. And they have us...hear it...offscreen.

They cut a zombie swordfight to keep things exciting? Nah...
Im sure the money is a massive part of it.
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Old 06-24-2013, 02:39 PM   #4069
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I dont think thats it because a lot of what they cut is exciting. The fist of the first men battle was a massive swordfight vs zombies. And they have us...hear it...offscreen.

They cut a zombie swordfight to keep things exciting? Nah...
Im sure the money is a massive part of it.


Yeah, they've cut a ton of battles. The battle where Tyrion makes his bones, and kills that horse with the spike on his helmet, is completely passed over by him getting conked in the face right on the way out and blacking out.

It was a nifty little story telling gimmick to get them out of having to stage who knows how many extras and use a ton of CGI to make that battle look true to the books, but it did cut like a hundred pages right out of the book.
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Old 06-24-2013, 02:40 PM   #4070
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If you haven't noticed by now the show has never done any flashbacks. They don't even do dreams except for Bran since it's hard to develop him without it.
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Old 06-24-2013, 05:22 PM   #4071
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I hope Joffrey dies soon.
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Old 06-24-2013, 05:59 PM   #4072
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If you haven't noticed by now the show has never done any flashbacks. They don't even do dreams except for Bran since it's hard to develop him without it.


Would have loved a flashback of Robert's rebellion, but how could they make Robert thin and strong?

Also would have loved a flashback Jaime killing Aerys.
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Old 06-26-2013, 08:34 PM   #4073
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Old 06-28-2013, 03:30 PM   #4074
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Oberyn Martell has been casted
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Old 06-28-2013, 04:08 PM   #4075
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Just came to spread the news about Red Vipers cast, but it's already here.

Guy isn't really looking like Oberyn imo, so my hopes are that he can at least act the shit out of that role. I put my faith into the producers once again even if I wouldn't cast this guy as Oberyn...
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Old 06-28-2013, 07:18 PM   #4076
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nbadraft.net about Joffrey Lauvergne, 55th pick

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The French stretch four shows nice touch around the hoop and excellent promise as a perimeter shooter at 6-foot-11, but I must object with how he has handled his time on the Iron Throne as the head of King's Landing. He is not fit to rule in Westeros and will be in for a rude awakening when Daenerys Targaryen makes her way to King's Landing with her dragons and army of freed slaves. -Nick Prevenas

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Old 06-28-2013, 07:22 PM   #4077
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What the hell? I mean comely looking guy but Oberyn had that arabian skin and sharp eyebrows...
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Old 06-29-2013, 05:28 PM   #4078
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dornish should be darker skinned
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Old 06-30-2013, 04:31 PM   #4079
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This. When God created this man he had Oberyn in mind



Hopefully the guy they cast has some acting chops because he definitely won't look the part.
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Old 06-30-2013, 04:34 PM   #4080
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Agree, Oded would be perfect as Oberyn, at least looks wise...
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