Produced by HBO series ‘Game of Thrones’ is based on the bestselling fantasy saga by George RR Martin’s ‘A Song of Ice and Fire’ and ‘Game of Thrones’ is the first part of the novel.

‘Game of Thrones’ tells  a story of a land where summer lasts for dacades and winter can reign longer than the human lives.Several powerful families are embroiled in a deadly game in which control over the Seven Kingdom of Westeros is in stake. Betrayal,lust,intrique and supernatural forces shake North,South,East and West of the Kingdom,a fierce fight for the Iron Throne brings unpredictable consequences.

The main plot of the show is the fight for power and struggle of its characters: kings,knight and renegades.The actions begins when Lord Robert Baratheon asks Eddard ‘Ned’ Stark to help him rule the Kingdom after the suspicious death of his most trusted man.At the same time in the East serious competitors to the throne,Daenerys Targryen,teenage princess and her brother Visey,start to act.Meanwhile,on the border of the Kingdom,North of the Wall,which is protected by the Night Guards,strange and disturbing events are taking place…(I will not spoil the moment you must see it for yourself). ‘Game of Thrones’ is filled with violence but it isn’t excessive.The novel’s characters are well delineate.The actors are perfectly matched to their roles.Sean Bean(Cleanskin,Age of Heroes)as Lord Stark is a real tough guy from the North,but not devoid of sensibility and sense of humor.Princess Daenerys,played by Emilie Clarke(Triassic Attack,Doctors)lives in exile in Essos,she looks like an elf,sweet and innocent,but behind that mask of innocence there is someone else hidden; a strong and dangerous young woman.Each character has got something interesting to give,which arouses our interest.Fans of fantasy ought to rush to the store and buy the first volume of George RR Martin’s novel-after watching the first episode you will just have to figure out ‘what happens next’

Cast- Sean Bean as Ned Stark,Mark Addy as Lord Baratheon,Lana Headey as Cersei Lannister,Peter Dinklage as Tyrion Lannister,Nicole Coster-Waldau as Jamie Lannister,Emilia Clarke as Princess Daenerys,Harry Lloyd as Viserys,Michelle Fairlay as Catelyn Stark and Kit Harrington as Jon Snow.The executive producers are David Benioff and DB Weiss.

‘Game of Thrones’ Season 2 will be aired on HBO in April 2012.

Written by Maggie Gogler

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  1. Nice review Maggie, keep up the good work !!

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  2. Very good information. Saved to boomarks!

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We are both enthusiasts of the arts, passionate about cinema, theatre, and literature. Roxy is a successful Arts Journalist, who writes for several magazines and websites. Maggie is a freelance film producer and an associate producer. We Will Rock the World One Day!

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