Tuesday, 22 January 2013

an American T.V series

Are you Game-of-Throne literate?



If you're interested in the series' upcoming season (3), have a look at this article on The Guardian!


If you have never heard of it before, read this:



The series, set in the fictional continents of Westeros and Essos at the end of a decade-long summer, interweaves several plot lines. The first follows the members of several noble houses in a civil war for the Iron Throne of the Seven Kingdoms; the second covers the rising threat of the impending winter and the mythical creatures of the North; the third chronicles the attempts of the exiled last scion of the realm's deposed dynasty to reclaim the throne. Through its morally ambiguous characters, the series explores issues of social hierarchy, religion, civil war, sexuality, crime and punishment. It is the most recent big-budget work to have contributed to the popularity of the fantasy genre in mainstream media.

Source: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Game_of_Thrones_%28TV_series%29







I tend to like ancient epic stories & I guess I am completely fulfilled with this one! Never read the books, though...


On top of it, the theme song is great:



 



What about you? Do you like series? Which ones? Why?  

5 comments:

  1. "What about you? Do you like series? Which ones? Why?"

    I love South Park, Mr. Bean & Robot Chicken. These are very funny TV shows !

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  2. Chicken Robot? Never heard of it before... What does it deal with?

    As for South Park, I like it although it's awfully rude but I admit the script-writers tend to talk about serious contemporary problems & outrageous stuff that must be denounced.

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  3. Sorry for this late answer.

    Robot Chicken (it's the original name) is a TV show in which a crazy doctor who catches a chicken & forces him to watch insanely stupid TV shows. There are lots of parodies in the serie (Shining, Hulk Hogan, The Wizard of Oz etc ...)

    People complain about South Park for one reason (I think) : we are accustomed to see violent and obscene images through animated shows. People have a childish image of these series. So they are shocked when they hear obscene words in an animated TV show.

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    1. I've just watched episode 1 season 1! Kinda crazy really!

      I completely agree with your analysis of childish animated TV shows. I guess it makes their messages more striking.

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