[WARNING: This article contains SPOILERS for Game of Thrones.]
If there’s one thing audiences have learned from HBO’s Game of Thrones, it’s not to get too attached to any of the characters, no matter how long they’ve been around. For instance, the season 4 finale robbed fans of the great Charles Dance, whose performance as the impossibly demanding patriarch Tywin Lannister was a consistent high point of the show.
The show’s creators Dan Weiss and David Benioff significantly altered great chunks of A Clash of Kings for season 2 in order to keep Lord Tywin onscreen – the scenes between Arya Stark (Maisie Williams) and Tywin never happen in the source material. Still, despite ...
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There’s a new season of American Horror Story on the way, and FX doesn’t want you to forget it. As per usual with all content that falls under their network umbrella, they’ve inundated viewers with heaps of previews for their macabre soap opera’s fourth go-round, monikered Freak Show. It’s the FX way: run a dozen and change advertisements that clock in at thirty seconds, tops, and cut each of them like a nifty, suggestive little micro narrative.
Somehow, American Horror Story always seems to come out ahead in this department – last year’s Coven, for example,and even the series’ fledgling season, Murder House, can claim well over a dozen teasers and trailers to their credit, and Freak Show thus far has proven to be no exception, boasting more promotional material than you can shake a stick at (or perhaps an extra limb).
Case in point: FX has unleashed a brand new trio of teasers for the show’s impending October ...
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