Season 1, Episode 5, “We Light The Way”

Season 1, Episode 5, “We Light The Way”

Milly Alcock and Theo Nate Photo: Ollie Upton/HBO Over the course of its eight-season run, critics and fans alike dinged Game Of Thrones for its failures of representation. Characters of color were thin on the ground and often viewed through a regressive colonialist lens; violence and cruelty toward women was handled with graphic abandon; and … Read more

House of the Dragon Had a Wedding, So You Know What That Means

House of the Dragon Had a Wedding, So You Know What That Means

Image: Ollie Upton/HBO It is not a spoiler to say that weddings in the Game of Thrones franchise don’t often end well. There was, of course, the infamous Red Wedding, where Robb and Catelyn Stark were murdered after the former spurned a marriage/political alliance with House Frey. Then there was the wedding of the horrible … Read more

Milly Alcock talks filming that kiss on House Of The Dragon

Milly Alcock talks filming that kiss on House Of The Dragon

Milly Alcock Photo: HOLLIE ADAMS/AFP (Getty Images) (This post contains spoilers for House Of The Dragon season 1, episode 4. Proceed with caution!)  From the perspective of this non-actor, there are few aspects of showbiz that seem more uncomfortable than filming a sex scene—one of them, however, is definitely filming an incestuous one. In Game … Read more