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Game of Thrones Review: S1E1 – “Winter is Coming”


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Series: Game of Thrones
Episode: Season 1, Episode 1
Title: “Winter is Coming”
Written By: David Benioff & D.B. Weiss
Directed By: Tim Van Patten
Starring: Sean Bean, Mark Addy, Nikolaj Coster-Waldau, Michelle Fairley, Lena Headey, Emilia Clarke, Ian Glen, Harry Lloyd, Kit Harington, Sophie Turner, Maisie Williams, Richard Madden, Alfie Allen, Isaac Hempstead Wright, Jack Gleeson, Rory McClain and Peter Dinklage
Also Starring: Jason Momoa
Co-Executive Producer: George R. R. Martin
Co-Executive Producers: Vince Gerardis, Ralph Vicinanza
Co-Executive Producer: Guymon Casady
Co-Executive Producer: Carolyn Strauss
Producers: Mark Huffam, Joanna Burn
Producer: Frank Doelger
Executive Producers: David Benioff, D.B. Weiss
Created By: David Benioff & D.B. Weiss
Based on: A Song of Ice and Fire by George R. R. Martin
ASM Verdict: Totally Recommended for Mature Audiences

[NOTE: While we here at ASM – The Geekly Rewind strive to keep things family friendly, “Game of Thrones”, the TV show and the novel, are decidedly NOT.  Therefore, please know that we will be dealing with more mature themes and topics while discussing this series.  We will also try to keep spoilers from future episodes and the novels out of our reviews, but we will be discussing each episode’s plot, so keep that in mind.]
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Press Release: Del Ray Announces New Transformers Origin Novel


NEW YORK, NY — April 27, 2010 — Del Rey, an imprint of Ballantine Books at the Random House Publishing Group, announced today that Del Rey Books will publish TRANSFORMERS: EXODUS. Telling one of the most important stories in the TRANSFORMERS canon, this novel explores and expands upon the origins of the supervillain MEGATRON, leader of the evil DECEPTICONS, and the rise of OPTIMUS PRIME to leadership of the heroic AUTOBOTS. TRANSFORMERS: EXODUS will be written by Alex Irvine and will release in Summer 2010.

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