QT5 GOT7.02 “Stormborn” Analysis

The Moderators of r/ASOIAF Bookshelfstud, Glass_Table_Girl, JoeMagician, Fat_Walda, -Sam-R-, and AdmiralKird sit down and discuss Game of Thrones 7.02 “Stormborn.”


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POSTS MENTIONED IN THIS EVENING AT THE Q&T:

An Observation About Dany’s War Council by /u/JessicaRose – https://www.reddit.com/r/asoiaf/comments/6p5kze/spoilers_extended_an_observation_about_danys_war/

What would ASOIAF be like if every single fan theory turned out to be true? by /u/FrancisFlute – https://www.reddit.com/r/asoiaf/comments/2c86ja/spoilers_published_what_would_asoiaf_be_like_if/cjd15oh/

The Framing of Randyll Tarly by /u/changeshapes – https://www.reddit.com/r/asoiaf/comments/6pb3vh/spoilers_extended_the_framing_of_randyll_tarly/

Jorah’s Sword by /u/erixubui – https://www.reddit.com/r/asoiaf/comments/6pai7z/spoilers_extended_jorahs_sword/

Maester Samwell and Deus Ex Machina by /u/scoutdesk – https://www.reddit.com/r/asoiaf/comments/6pa127/spoilers_extended_maester_samwell_and_deus_ex/

Black and (Snow) White: Jon’s 100% Good Ideas by /u/Bookshelfstud – https://www.reddit.com/r/asoiaf/comments/6ntksx/spoilers_extended_black_and_snow_white_jons_100/

______ Was Not Miscast by /u/Starfall_University – https://www.reddit.com/r/asoiaf/comments/6pbup5/spoilers_extended_was_not_miscast/

Does anyone else feel like the show “cheated” to create a powerful villain? by /u/rough-n-ready – https://www.reddit.com/r/asoiaf/comments/6pbauk/spoilers_extended_does_anyone_else_feel_like_the/

Theon Greyjoy is a Boy by @motelsonthemoon – https://twitter.com/motelsonthemoon/status/889317130428186624

Comment on Euron’s Ship by /u/cra68 – https://www.reddit.com/r/asoiaf/comments/6p8ru5/spoilers_extended_eurons_ship/dknkce6/

Comments on Euron’s Corvus by /u/ShaunWhiteIsMyTwin & /u/flossandbrush – https://www.reddit.com/r/asoiaf/comments/6o1hjo/spoilers_extended_it_appears_functional_bow_to/dkexcy8/?context=10000

ATTRIBUTIONS:

– All artwork used with permission. Music by /u/-Sam-R-. This video utilizes the shield/flair system of r/asoiaf designed and adapted by /u/AdmiralKird. House Dayne Shield adapted by artwork from SiriusCrane. Check out his DeviantArt Page! http://siriuscrane.deviantart.com/

– As always, We make NO MONEY from this, no ads/patreon etc. You can pay us in upvotes and sweet nothings whispered in our ears.

– A HUGE THANKS to /u/-Sam-R- and /u/AdmiralKird, our fearless, tireless editors/producers who put in an insane amount of effort to make sure we sound like fairly well-adjusted, funny people.

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QT4 GOT7.01 “Dragonstone” Analysis

The Moderators of r/ASOIAF Glass_Table_Girl, JoeMagician, Fat_Walda, and AdmiralKird sit down and discuss Game of Thrones 7.01 “Dragonstone.”

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Shout-out to David Bradley by /u/_Fleur_de_Liz https://www.reddit.com/r/asoiaf/comments/6nspsz/spoilers_extended_game_of_thrones_season_7/dkbvwga/

Theory on how a certain character will meet his demise by /u/kaztrator https://www.reddit.com/r/asoiaf/comments/4ov6q8/spoilers_everything_theory_on_how_a_certain/

Cersei’s Prophecy Will Be Completed – One Way or Another by /u/NAT0fan https://www.reddit.com/r/asoiaf/comments/6nqnjt/spoilers_extended_cerseis_prophecy_will_be/

The Argument between Jon and Sansa by /u/Mathis_Rowan https://www.reddit.com/r/asoiaf/comments/6nspsz/spoilers_extended_game_of_thrones_season_7/dkbxdm5/

Sins of the Father by /u/Philip2215 https://www.reddit.com/r/asoiaf/comments/6nrsxv/sins_of_the_father_spoilers_main/

Dolorous Edd, Devourer of Others by /u/Doktor_Gruselglatz https://www.reddit.com/r/asoiaf/comments/50ibu2/spoilers_everything_dolorous_edd_devourer_of/

Edgar Wright fast cut scenes referenced in s07e01 by by /u/Ocsidut https://www.reddit.com/r/asoiaf/comments/6nqgjj/spoilers_main_edgar_wright_fast_cut_scenes/

Picking Out Some Of The Restricted Text by /u/trixlin https://www.reddit.com/r/asoiaf/comments/6ntbse/spoilers_extended_picking_out_some_of_the/

Is this getting mentioned in the show notes? https://www.reddit.com/r/moviescirclejerk/comments/6nqunz/dae_edgar_wright_invented_fast_cut_cinemmatography/

Sam and his books by /u/Chromas https://www.reddit.com/r/asoiaf/comments/6nt2fr/spoilers_extended_sam_and_his_books/
Why Euron Greyjoy is season 7’s secret trump card by EW.com http://ew.com/tv/2017/07/07/game-of-thrones-euron-greyjoy-season-7/

[“Yes, Ed Sheeran’s ‘Game of Thrones’ Cameo Was A Mistake”](https://www.forbes.com/sites/insertcoin/2017/07/17/yes-ed-sheerans-game-of-thrones-cameo-was-a-mistake/) by Forbes

Was Melisandre Right for Once? by /u/painterjo https://www.reddit.com/r/asoiaf/comments/6nqcey/spoilers_extended_was_melisandre_right_for_once/

[“George R. R. Martin on the One ‘Game of Thrones’ Change He ‘Argued Against’”](http://time.com/4791258/game-of-thrones-george-r-r-martin-interview/) by Time

The Mysteries & Fate of the Lost Fleet to Hell by /u/AdmiralKird https://www.reddit.com/r/asoiaf/comments/3poo99/spoilers_all_the_mysteries_fate_of_the_lost_fleet/

A reversal of Scenes in S7-E1 could have made it the most incredible episode by /u/11wiggin11 https://www.reddit.com/r/asoiaf/comments/6nth6u/spoilers_main_a_reversal_of_scenes_in_s7e1_could/

Mitchell and Webb “Nazis are Bad” https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qv2XGQBcvxQ

ATTRIBUTIONS:

– All artwork used with permission. Music by /u/-Sam-R-. This video utilizes the shield/flair system of r/asoiaf designed and adapted by /u/AdmiralKird. House Dayne Shield adapted by artwork from SiriusCrane. Check out his DeviantArt Page! http://siriuscrane.deviantart.com/

– As always, We make NO MONEY from this, no ads/patreon etc. You can pay us in upvotes and sweet nothings whispered in our ears.

– A HUGE THANKS to /u/-Sam-R- and /u/AdmiralKird, our fearless, tireless editors/producers who put in an insane amount of effort to make sure we sound like fairly well-adjusted, funny people.

MM6 Music, Costumes, & Cinematography

The Largest Maester Monthly yet, we bring you our July ‘17 highlights of r/asoiaf, as well as massive discussion on Game of Throne’s Music, Costumes, and Cinematography!

Maester Monthly is the r/asoiaf “modcast” about you for you, covering the hottest topics of the past month. This episode features…

  • Subreddit Highlights: Our favorite stuff from July of 2017
  • Game of Thrones Music Sam runs us through Ramin Djawadi’s famous GoT Music. Why are the motifs like what they are? How have they transformed? Which ones work masterfully? Which ones come up short?
  • Game of Thrones Costumes Walda and Isobel break down the Emmy winning costumes of Michele Clapton and how GoT costumes stand out above all the rest.
  • Game of Thrones Cinematography The crew goes through how GoT uses visual storytelling to enhance George RR Martin’s ASOIAF, and what makes the pages come to life.

Your hosts are /u/Bookshelfstud, /u/glass_table_girl, and /u/JoeMagician; we’re joined this episode by Very Special Guests /u/BryndenBFish, /u/MightyIsobel, /u/Fat_Walda. /u/-Sam-R-, and /u/AdmiralKird.

This episode is three hours long so we have again split it into four parts for youtube. You can check out the playlist, or all four below:

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– This video utilizes the shield/flair system of r/asoiaf designed and adapted by /u/AdmiralKird. House Dayne, Lannister, Euron Shields adapted by artwork from SiriusCrane. Check out his DeviantArt Page! http://siriuscrane.deviantart.com/

EPISODE 6 PART I : Sub Highlights July 2017

—==r/ASOIAF POSTS MENTIONED & TIMECODES==—

00:00 Introductions

02:00 Some Dumb Evidence for Someone Being Azor Ahai https://www.reddit.com/r/asoiaf/6ifq6b/ by /u/Xisuthrus

10:45 On magical cripples and Cartesian dualism with a twist https://www.reddit.com/r/asoiaf/6jiyxq/ by /u/catontherun

18:31 Arya Stark, Faceless Men & The Philosophy of Death https://www.reddit.com/r/asoiaf/6kwncz/ by /u/Nymeria2015

25:35 On magical cripples and Cartesian dualism with a twist https://www.reddit.com/r/asoiaf/6jio7v/ by /u/crowfoodsdaughter

36:35 Let’s talk about unreliable narrators https://www.reddit.com/r/asoiaf/6izs8c/ by /u/lemonpeely

48:02 A Simple Explanation why Show Dorne was So Bad https://www.reddit.com/r/asoiaf/6lfoox/ by /u/Fiery_And_Salty

EPISODE 6 Part II: Music

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00:00 Sam’s Introduction

02:10 Main Title Theme

04:49 Stark Theme

09:06 “Littlefinger’s” Theme

11:07 Pay The Iron Price Theme

12:16 Euron’s Coronation Music

15:30 Baratheon Theme

18:25 Stannis’ Theme

21:41 Rains of Castamere

25:16 The Last of the Giants

26:53 The Dornishman’s Wife

28:04 Patchface’s Song

30:04 Light of the Seven

EPISODE 6 Part III: Costumes

—==SECTIONS==—

00:00 Introduction & Michele Clapton

01:31 Seasons 1-6 Costumes

17:58 Season 7 Costumes

28:47 Helmets & Hats

31:50 Outfits in the Books

—==ATTRIBUTIONS==—

00:39 Michele Clapton – Helen Sloan / HBO, from Time Article, available at http://style.time.com/2013/03/26/fantasy-fashion-qa-with-game-of-thrones-costume-designer-michele-clapton/

01:00 Michele Clapton Winning Emmy – AP Images, from Holywood Reporter, available at http://www.hollywoodreporter.com/news/game-thrones-costume-designer-michele-803526

01:54 Sansa’s Wedding Dress Embroidery – http://www.michelecarragherembroidery.com/

02:14 Wilding Concept Art – HBO, available at http://gameofthrones.wikia.com/wiki/File:Wildling_costume_concept_art.png

02:24 Wildling Costume – HBO, available at http://gameofthrones.wikia.com/wiki/File:Wildling_costume_behind_the_scenes.png

02:40 Lion on Shoulder Embroidery – HBO, available at http://www.thisisinsider.com/game-of-thrones-costume-designer-michele-clapton-interview-2017-6

02:49 Sansa’s Wedding Dress Embroidery – http://www.michelecarragherembroidery.com/

03:00 Sansa’s Wedding Dress Embroidery – http://www.michelecarragherembroidery.com/

04:24 Sansa’s Wedding – HBO, GOT 5.06

04:35 Darth Sansa – HBO, GOT 4.10

05:30 Walda: Michele Clapton Interview http://www.makinggameofthrones.com/production-diary/2014/12/3/costume-designer-michele-clapton-talks-armor-and-armies

07:31 Yara’s Ironborn Armor – HBO, available at http://gameofthrones.wikia.com/wiki/File:Yara_Greyjoy_costume_and_armor_behind_the_scenes.jpg

09:02 Medieval Bright Colors, Chess Game – 14th Century Artist, available at http://www.strangehistory.net/2014/11/17/daily-history-picture-playing-medieval-chess/

09:10 Medieval Cathedral – public domain, available at https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Amiens_cathedral_Son_et_lumi%C3%A8re_002.JPG

09:22 Tourney Helm – public domain, available at http://www.metmuseum.org/toah/works-of-art/22.229/

09:54 Greek Statues via UV Light Traces – Archaeologist Vinzenz Brinkmann, Gods in Color Exhibit, available at http://io9.gizmodo.com/5616498/ultraviolet-light-reveals-how-ancient-greek-statues-really-looked

12:01 Littlefinger Season 1 pinstripes – HBO, Promo Photo

13:07 Cersei’s Armor dress – HBO, Promo Photo

14:08 “She’s Gone Full Romulan Now” – Twitter.com, available at https://twitter.com/thedenisecrosby/status/747645359665582081

14:36 The Assless Dress – HBO, GOT 5.03

14:44 Eliana: Michele Clapton Fashionista interview https://fashionista.com/2015/06/game-of-thrones-season-5-costume-designer-interview

15:14 Olenna Season 6 – HBO, from TVGuide, available at http://news.tvguide.co.uk/review-game-of-thrones-6-04-book-of-the-stranger-is-the-beginning-of-the-end/

16:21 The Dowager Countess from Downton Abbey – Carnival Films and Masterpiece WGBH/Boston

18:11 Daenerys Season 7 armor – HBO, Promo Photo

18:42 Daenerys Season 7 washed out red – HBO, Promo Photo

19:06 Viserys Season 1 – HBO, Promo Photo

19:22 Eliana: Michele Clapton Season 7 interview http://uproxx.com/tv/new-game-of-thrones-season-7-costumes/2/

21:11 Daenerys Season 7 on the beach – HBO, Promo Photo

21:25 Daenerys Season 7 the pleated skirt dress – HBO, Promo Photo

24:33 Cersei Season 7 – HBO, Promo Photo

26:15 Jaime’s red jacket – HBO, Promo Photo

29:03 Tywin’s helmet – HBO

29:24 Sandor’s helmet – HBO, GOT 1.01

30:12 Mance Rayder in Sombrero – HBO, edited by Aaron

31:21 Gregor’s helmet – HBO, GOT S7 2nd Trailer

35:36 Daario Naharis – art by Kittanee, available at http://kittanee.deviantart.com/art/Daario-Naharis-Portrait-373036473

35:49 Oberyn Season 4 – HBO, Promo Photo

EPISODE 6 Part IV: Cinematography

—==TIMECODES==—

00:00 Introductions & Color Palettes

5:36 The Cold Open, GOT 1.01

8:45 Adversaries Framed, GOT 1.10, 6.10

10:51 Theon makes a Choice, GOT 2.03

14:05 Ned sees the Light of the Spider, GOT 1.09

19:40 The Lion and the Cub, GOT 3.07

23:29 Hugged by Fire, GOT 4.09

29:01 Olly and the Curse of Reaction Shots, GOT 5.XX

31:30 Ants on the Wall, GOT3.06

38:30 BloodSoRaven, edited by Aaron, GOT 4.10

38:50 Jorah’s Distracting Shots, GOT 5.03

40:12 Goodbyes

—==ATTRIBUTIONS==—

1:30 Sam: Gary Curran interview https://library.creativecow.net/article.php?author_folder=kaufman_debra&article_folder=Game-of-Thrones&page=1

16:33 Sam: Alik Sakharov interview, available at https://www.arri.com/news/news/alexa-wins-the-game-of-thrones/

29:17 Aaron: Mike J. Nichols, Editor of The Phantom Edit, Commentary Track available at https://youtu.be/KNqqhGjAbcU?t=1396

14:02 Royalty Free Benny Hill Style Theme, available at http://toolofgod.com/my-music/royalty-free-benny-hill-theme-style-alternative/

MM5 Harrenhal

Nuance to Tinfoil, Love to Criticism, Serious to Humor – This Episode has Everything.

Maester Monthly is the r/asoiaf “modcast” about you for you, covering the hottest topics of the past month. This episode features…

  • Subreddit Highlights: Our favorite stuff from May and June of 2017
  • The Unpopular Opinion Thunderdome: The World of Ice and Fire – Is it a Cash Grab?
  • Main Topic: Harrenhal. It’s a Castle. It’s surrounded with Mystery and Importance. What went on there, and what is going on there, and what does it all mean for The Winds of Winter?

Your hosts are /u/Bookshelfstud, /u/glass_table_girl, and /u/JoeMagician; we’re joined this episode by Very Special Guests /u/Jen_Snow, /u/-Sam-R-, and /u/AdmiralKird.

 

 

 

 

This time we’ve split the youtube video in three parts. You can check out the playlist, or all three are below:

 

 

 

 

 

 

As always:

– We make NO MONEY from this, no ads/patreon etc. You can pay us in upvotes and sweet nothings whispered in our ears.

– A HUGE THANKS to /u/-Sam-R- and /u/AdmiralKird, our fearless, tireless editors/producers who put in an insane amount of effort to make sure we sound like fairly well-adjusted, funny people.

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POSTS MENTIONED IN THE EPISODE

Baghdad’s House of Wisdom: A Historical Parallel to the Citadel & A Vision of its End  by /u/Doktor_Gruselglatz

Melisandre’s Towers by the Sea by /u/a4187021

On Theories, Tropes, and Tinfoil by /u/lemonpeely

D&D Threw Daenerys’s Eventual Fate in our Face, and Nobody Noticed by /u/Try_Another_NO

Adam Feldman, Author of the Meereenese Blot, AMA! by /u/feldman10