After a wait of nearly two years, Game of Thrones is finally back on our television screens. The fantasy series is famous for blood, sex, violence, dragons, and gratuitous nudity, reports Perspecs. And while the show has a legion of fans, some argue that the popular show is missing black characters, who are often "relegated to its cartographical margins". The Claim The Guardian's Ellen E Jones asks why fantasy TV is so white. She says that there is one aspect that is yet to receive adequate attention: "Game of Thrones - great show, but is it racist?" She says that people of colour have not been absent from the show, but "they were relegated to its cartographical margins". She quotes Star Wars actor John Boyega, who said: "There are no black people on Game of Thrones. I ain’t paying money to always see one type of person on-screen. "Because you see different people from different backgrounds, different cultures, every day. Even if you’re a racist, you have to live with … [Read more...] about Game of Thrones: Does the hit TV show have a race problem?
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Spring might be coming, but on the small screen winter is here, as the smash-hit fantasy show Game of Thrones returns with its final season on Monday. But the worldwide phenomenon has some unlikely links to our town and the nearby areas. One of the breakout stars of the ensemble cast is Gwendoline Christie, who has played the noble warrior Brienne of Tarth since 2012. The 40-year-old was reportedly born in Worthing and grew up in Small Dole, a village nestled in the South Downs in the Horsham district.Read more local Game of Thrones news:Sussex Game of Thrones actor to stand for electionTributes to Game of Thrones actor Peter VaughanGame of Thrones star Maisie Williams speaks to West Sussex students about her careerThe 6ft 3in actress and model cuts an imposing figure in the show as the loyal shield maiden, who swore allegiance to House Stark and saved the lives of Arya and Sansa Stark and Jamie Lannister during the show's run.Christie has since gone on to find box office success in … [Read more...] about Game of Thrones: Worthing’s unlikely links to the smash-hit fantasy TV show
Illegal torrents and streams of Game of Thrones come loaded with more malicious software than any other TV show on the planet, according to a new report. The hit fantasy show's eighth and final season premieres this month and is expected to be watched by millions of people - many of them watching it illegally. According to TorrentFreak, Game of Thrones has been the most torrented show on the planet for the last six years in a row. Emilia Clarke's last ever Game of Thrones scene 'f***ed her up' Season 8 to feature 'longest consecutive battle sequence ever' A recent report by security company Kaspersky into malware disguised as episodes of popular TV shows found HBO's adaptation of A Song of Ice and Fire the most likely to harm downloaders and streamers. "Of all the TV series analysed, Game of Thrones had the greatest number of users attacked by malware of the same name. It tried to infect users 129,819 times, and the total number of Game of Thrones-themed malware files in our threat … [Read more...] about Game of Thrones torrents and streams have more malware than any other TV show
APPLE has announced its own Netflix-rival TV streaming app with a host of original content. The iPhone-maker has reportedly ploughed more than £750million into its own series and movies, and we've got the lowdown on everything Apple has planned. Buckle up, because Apple's got a whole host of new content coming your way this Autumn...What is Stephen Spielberg's Apple TV app show Amazon Stories? Oscar winning movie-maker Stephen Spielberg, director of flicks including ET and Saving Private Ryan, is on board with his very own Sci Fi series. The 72-year-old working on a reboot of the drama series Amazing Stories – for which Spielberg was an executive producer. First aired in 1985, the fantasy horror show had a different story line for each episode like Netflix Sci Fi drama Black Mirror. The original series was nominated for 12 Emmy Awards and won five. What is Jennifer Aniston and Reese Witherspoon's Apple series The Morning Show? A-list actresses Jennifer Aniston and Reese … [Read more...] about Apple TV Plus – all the TV shows, actors and directors revealed so far
Known by nearly everyone in Turkey as a successful pianist and humble composer who embraces Turkish culture, Anjelika Akbar has been living in Turkey for years. Now, she has launched a TV show where she shares insights with her guests who are mainly artists. Born in Kazakhstan during the reign of the Soviet Union, she met with art at a very early age thanks to her family. "My mother was a pianist and choir master while my father was also a choir master and philosophy professor at the same time. In addition to piano, my mother was also an accordion virtuoso. My father, on the other hand, used to play numerous instruments. There were so many instruments at home. However, the most powerful one of them, in terms of power of expression, was the piano. Upon seeing my interest for it when I was just a couple of months old, they pulled it next to my baby cot. I couldn't walk yet, but I found the piano in front of my fingers whenever I stood up in my cot. Within a couple of months, my finger … [Read more...] about Musical wonder Anjelika Akbar now has her own tv show