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Kit Harington To Star In BBC Gunpowder Plot Drama


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‘Game Of Thrones‘ star Kit Harington has been cast in a new three-part historical drama from the BBC titled ‘Gunpowder’.

The actor will also serve as executive producer for the mini-series, which aims to tell the real story about the infamous 1605 Gunpowder Plot.

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Rose Leslie , Kit Harington - The Olivier Awards 2016 held at the Royal Opera House - Arrivals - London, United Kingdom - Sunday 3rd April 2016

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 Kit Harington - The Olivier Awards held at the Royal Opera House - Press Room. - London, United Kingdom - Sunday 3rd April 2016

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Kit Harington - 22nd Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards at The Shrine Expo Hall - Arrivals at Shrine Auditorium, Screen Actors Guild - Los Angeles, California, United States - Saturday 30th January 2016

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Kit Harington - 22nd Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards at The Shrine Expo Hall - Arrivals at The Shrine Expo Hall, Screen Actors Guild - Los Angeles, California, United States - Saturday 30th January 2016

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Kit Harington - Kit Harington spotted out to lunch in Beverly Hills at beverly hills - Los Angeles, California, United States - Friday 7th August 2015

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Kit Harington and Adam Lallana - Celebrities attend the Wimbledon Tennis Championships 2015 at All England Club - London, United Kingdom - Thursday 2nd July 2015

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Kit Harington - Kit Harington at the ABC studios for an appearance on Jimmy Kimmel Live! at Jimmy Kimmel Studio - Los Angeles, California, United States - Wednesday 10th June 2015

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Kit Harington - Kit Harington appears on 'Extra' at Universal Studios at Universal Studios Hollywood - Los Angeles, California, United States - Thursday 28th May 2015

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Kit Harington - Kit Harington seen out in London - London, United Kingdom - Thursday 30th April 2015

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Valar Morghulis - But Who Do We Think Will Die In This Season Of 'Game Of Thrones'? [Speculative Spoilers]


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Prince Doran - We've only seen Prince Doran Martell (Alexander Siddig) in one episode so far, he's already made a strong impression on everyone. The elder brother of fan favourite Oberyn, who came to a horribly messy end in the last season, Prince Doran is trying his best to keep the peace in Dorne, and stop his people from seeking revenge against the Lannisters. It stands to reason, however, that his death would make give them a great reason to rise up and start a war.

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Brienne/Podrick - Brienne (Gwendoline Christie) and Podrick (Daniel Portman) have been giving us a good dose of the "two buddies traveling", following in the footsteps of Tyrion (Peter Dinklage ) and Bronn (Jerome Flynn), and Arya (Maisie Williams) and the Hound (Rory McCann). The problem is, that each of those has come to a rather disastrous ending at some point, and the death of Brienne or Podrick seems likely - especially with what they seem to be getting themselves into.

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Spooks: The Greater Good Trailer


Will Holloway is faced with not only the most critical event of his career as assistant to the head of counter-terrorism at MI5 Harry Pearce, but also what has been dubbed the biggest failure by the UK intelligence agency in history when a known terrorist by the name of Adem Qasim escapes from their clutches. Not only that, but Harry's disappearance soon follows, leaving behind few clues apart from a series of encrypted phonecalls. Other members of MI5 have worries of a much broader scale on their minds, that Qasim might be in the process of brainwashing their leader while the whole of London is facing enormous immediate threat. When he stumbles across a global conspiracy, however, Holloway begins to realise that this horror is broader than any of them could ever have imagined.

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Kit Harington In Hot Water With Northern Irish Tourist Officials Over "Depressing" Belfast Comments


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Game Of Thrones’ actor Kit Harington has got himself into a war of words with Northern Irish tourism officials after the actor branded the nation’s capital Belfast as “depressing” on a late night American chat show.

The London-born actor, who plays Jon Snow in the popular HBO drama, made the remark during Tuesday night’s (April 7th) episode of ‘Late Night with Seth Meyers’ when he was asked by the presenter whether he felt it was unfair that he was based in Belfast whereas his ‘GoT’ co-stars got to film in other, more exotic locations.

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Kit Harington has offended Belfast residents by branding their city "depressing"

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'Game Of Thrones' Takes Over Tower Of London For Epic Season 5 Premiere [Photos]


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The Tower of London provided a suitably epic backdrop for the ‘Game Of Thrones’ fifth season premiere on Wednesday night. The historic London venue saw stars including Kit Harington and Natalie Dormer gather for the series’ first ever European premiere, in front of hundreds of die hard fans.

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As fitting a setting as the medieval venue was for the festivities, The Tower found itself given a ‘Thrones’ style makeover for the evening, which included dragons being projected onto the walls and bonfires being placed in the grounds.

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Kit Harington - Shots of a variety of stars as they arrived to the World premiere of the fifth season of 'Game of Thrones' which was held at the Tower of London in London, United Kingdom - Wednesday 18th March 2015

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Kit Harington - BAFTA - fundraising gala dinner & auction held at BAFTA Piccadilly, Arrivals. - London, United Kingdom - Thursday 5th February 2015

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'Game Of Thrones' Restaurant To Open At Boutique London Hotel


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A Game Of Thrones restaurant, where fans of the HBO show can dine on food themed around a meeting of the Small Council, is to open in London. The boutique Andaz hotel on Liverpool Street will be home to the All Men Must Dine experience to mark the release of Game of Thrones season four on DVD and Blu-Ray.

Game of ThronesThe Game of Thrones pop-up restaurant will open for just three days at the Andaz hotel in Liverpool

Fans will be invited to win enter a competition to win a seat at the King's Landing council table and enjoy an evening of revelry.

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Kit Harington - 21st Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards - Arrivals at Shrine Auditorium, Screen Actors Guild - Los Angeles, United States - Sunday 25th January 2015

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Kit Harington - A variety of stars were photographed on the red carpet as they attended the Producers Guild of America's 26th Awards ceremony which was held at Hyatt Regency Century Plaza in Los Angeles, California, United States - Saturday 24th January 2015

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Kit Harington - A variety of stars were photographed on the red carpet as they attended the Producers Guild of America's 26th Awards ceremony which was held at Hyatt Regency Century Plaza in Los Angeles, California, United States - Saturday 24th January 2015

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Testament Of Youth Review


Very Good

A classic British memoir gets the full costume drama treatment with this beautifully crafted World War I drama, although it never quite transcends the "beloved book" tone, remaining so worthy that it only rarely springs to life. The acting is sharp, as is the filmmaking, so it's frustrating that there's so little in the film that resonates with present-day audiences. And as the story sinks into a murky gloom, it's difficult for audiences to stay engaged.

Based on Vera Brittain's iconic memoir, the story opens in 1914, as Vera (Alicia Vikander) begs her parents (Emily Watson and Dominic West) to let her sit entrance exams at Oxford, which simply isn't the done thing for a proper young woman. She also has to convince them to let her brother Edward (Taron Egerton) sign up for military service in response to the conflict breaking out in Europe. But Vera is shocked when her sweetheart Roland (Kit Harington) also decides to enlist along with two close friends (Colin Morgan and Jonathan Bailey). Suddenly the war seems far too close to home for her. So she's provoked to leave university and volunteer as a nurse, serving in both England and France while the war rages around her.

The film's opening section contains a beautiful spark of hopefulness as these young people face the possibilities ahead of them, revelling in their education and then deciding to do their duty for their country. The rising-star cast packs the characters with cheeky humour, high energy and, yes, suitably repressed Britishness. But of course the realities of WWI change everything. Vikander handles this mood-swing very nicely, conveying Vera's resilience as she is bombarded with intense emotions. Her chemistry with Harington is strong, packed with passion. And the surrounding cast is terrific, even if most of the roles are relatively slight. The stand-outs are Richardson as a prickly Oxford professor and Atwell as a feisty fellow nurse.

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Kit Harington - A host of stars were snapped as they attended the British Academy of Film and Television Awards (BAFTA) Los Angeles Tea Party which were held at The Four Seasons Hotel in Beverly Hills, Los Angeles, California, United States - Sunday 11th January 2015

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Kit Harington - A host of stars were photographed as they took to the red carpet at the 72nd Annual Golden Globe Awards which were held at The Beverly Hilton Hotel in Los Angeles, California, United States - Sunday 11th January 2015

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Kit Harington - A host of stars were snapped as they attended the British Academy of Film and Television Awards (BAFTA) Los Angeles Tea Party which were held at The Four Seasons Hotel in Beverly Hills, Los Angeles, California, United States - Sunday 11th January 2015

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Kit Harington - A variety of stars were snapped as they arrived for the Art of Elysium's 8th Annual Heaven Gala held which was held at Hangar 8 in Los Angeles, California, United States - Saturday 10th January 2015

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Kit Harington - A host of stars were snapped as they attended the British Academy of Film and Television Awards (BAFTA) Los Angeles Tea Party which were held at The Four Seasons Hotel in Beverly Hills, Los Angeles, California, United States - Saturday 10th January 2015

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Kit Harington - A variety of stars were snapped as they arrived for the Art of Elysium's 8th Annual Heaven Gala held which was held at Hangar 8 in Los Angeles, California, United States - Sunday 11th January 2015

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Has Kit Harington's New Hair Revealed A Terrible 'Game Of Thrones' Spoiler?


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There are many reasons to tune into HBO’s ‘Game of Thrones’, the gripping storylines, the epic battle scenes and of course, Jon Snow’s hair. Yes Kit Harington’s curly locks are a vital part of ‘Game of Thrones’, so much so that they have their own contract with HBO. So imagine the shock fans of the series felt when Harington appeared at the premiere of his new film, Testament of Youth on Monday night, sporting slightly shorter hair.

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As dashing as the actor looked with his new hair, his slightly shorter style (it was a few inches at most) has caused panic among some ‘Game of Thrones’ fans, who are wondering if Jon Snow’s days are numbered.

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'Game Of Thrones' To Screen At 150 IMAX Theatres Across The US


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If you thought ‘Game of Thrones’ couldn't get any bigger or better then think again as HBO and IMAX have just struck a deal to bring the series to selected IMAX theatres. For one week only, beginning on January 23rd, 150 US theatres will screen the final two episodes of the series' fourth season, as well as an exclusive season 5 trailer.

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The two episodes, titled ‘The Watchers on the Wall’ and ‘The Children', will be digitally remastered to fit the IMAX format, meaning they'll look even more spectacular than they did on the small screen last year.

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'Game Of Thrones' Fans Told To "Follow The Three Eyed Raven" With New Teaser Trailer And Website


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Game Of Thrones’ fans have undoubtedly been busy playing a new 10 second teaser trailer on loop, looking for hints and clues about the series’ fifth season. The clip was unveiled on Tuesday (November 25th) via the official 'Game of Thrones' twitter account along with a message telling fans to ‘Follow the Three Eyed Raven. Gain the power of #TheSight’.

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Testament of Youth Trailer


Vera Brittain is an extraordinarily talented young woman who battles the odds to land herself a scholarship at Oxford University despite the attitudes of all the people around her frowning upon her desire to enter into a career in literature. Her life becomes even more promising when she falls for her brother's best friend Roland Leighton. However, the war is becoming ever closer and he is forced to abandon his own prestigious studies in favour of the frontline. Filled with grief over Roland's life-threatening circumstances, she decides to make the decision of a lifetime and leave her dreams behind. Instead, she decides to volunteer as a nurse for the sea of wounded troops that are yet to pour back into the country. Even as all that she holds dear are quickly annihilated by the vicious First World War, her determination keeps her focused on making the best of such horrors.

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Watch ‘Game Of Throne’s’ Star Kit Harington Without The Beard In Trailer For First World War Drama ‘Testament Of Youth’


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You might need to do a double take when watching the trailer for Testament of Youth, an epic love story set during the First World War. Yes that is none other than 'Game of Thrones' star Kit Harington, after having a shave and a hair cut, getting all romantic opposite Alicia Vikander.

Kit HaringtonTurns out, Kit Harington after a shave is still Kit Harrington

Based on Vera Brittain's memoir, Testament of Youth tells the story of an epic love, torn apart by the horrors of war. The Fifth Estate’s Alicia Vikander stars as the ambitious and intelligent Vera, who overcomes stereotypes and prejudices in order to win a scholarship to Oxford.

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'Games Of Thrones' Adds NINE New Faces For Season 5


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The Game of Thrones team has announced nine new actors that will join the cast in season 5. Now, you're probably not going to recognise many of the names - but anyway. The news came during the GOT Comic Con panel, which featured Kit Harington, Maisie Williams, Sophie Turner, Gwendoline Christie, Natalie Dormer, John Bradley, Nikolaj Coster-Waldau, Rory McCann, Pedro Pascal and Rose Leslie, along with producers David Benioff and D.B. Weiss and writer George RR Martin.

Game of ThronesGame of Thrones season 5 is coming!

Among the new faces joining the show will be Alexander Siddig, who plays Doran Martell, the rule of Dorne and the older brother of the slain Oberyn. You might recognise Siddig from '24'.

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How To Train Your Dragon 2 Review


Essential

Bigger and even richer than the terrific 2010 hit animation, this sequel is also quite possibly the best action-adventure movie of the year. Not only are its big set-pieces thrillingly rendered with first-rate special effects, but the characters are complex and involving. And the script effortlessly combines jagged wit, youthful exuberance, heart-stopping romance and even some rather bleak emotions.

Five years have passed since Hiccup (voiced by Jay Baruchel) discovered his ability to interact with dragons, specifically his inseparable pal Toothless, bringing a new era of dragon-related fun to the small Viking island of Berk. But now his father Stoick (Gerard Butler) is talking about passing on the mantel of chief to Hiccup, and he's not sure he's ready for that. He'd much rather be out zooming over the ocean exploring uncharted lands. Then on one of his trips he encounters a group of dragon hunters led by Eret (Kit Harington), who is helping the notorious villain Drago (Djimon Hounsou) build an army. But this leads Hiccup to an even more startling discovery: his mother Valka (Cate Blanchett) turns out to be alive and running a secret sanctuary for dragons. Can they team up to stop Drago?

It's a rare film that manages to work equally well in the quiet moments as in the massive spectacle, but writer-director Dean DeBlois never wobbles at all. Without ever manipulating the audience, he seamlessly shifts from tear-inducing happiness to soaringly thrilling battle action to agonising emotional pain. The coming-of-age plot may feel familiar, but it's packed with fresh touches, hilarious observations and some surprising twists and turns along the way.

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Game Of Thrones Recap: It's Over. Time For A Headcount


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Let’s talk about the best Game of Thrones finale in the show’s history. Unless you haven’t seen it yet, in which case be warned – EVERYTHING BELOW THIS IS SPOILERS.

Valar Morghulis and as it turned out, some women. The show’s motto proved true again last night, as the writers broke tradition and actually gave us some crucial plot twists in the season wrapup.

The episode opened with Jon Snow north of the wall and trying to negotiate a truce with Mance Rayder, aka the king of the Free Folk. Save for a few bruises to Jon’s ego, the whole thing seemed to be going pretty well. That is, until Stannis and his sizeable army came in for the most boring invasion ever, in classic Stannis style. The whole truce thing went down the drain, but it’s ok because it turns out that Stannis has no beef with the crows whatsoever. He doesn’t even have any beef with Mance, after Jon vouched for him. Isn’t it great when everyone’s being all honorable?

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"Game Of Thrones" Season Finale Preview: Did It Just Get Emotional In Here? [Video]


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With the biggest and best Game of Thrones season finale so far (according to the writers) just a day away, HBO have released a sneak preview of the carnage to come (beware of spoilers for the previous three episodes). The clip is just 35 seconds long, but it does give a glimpse of the relevant storylines. In flashes, we see Bran and his band of misfits arrive at the heart tree, which they’ve been traveling to all season. Will we get to see Bran go full-on warg and finally control his power? And what’s the Reeds’ role in all of this? As Bran’s protectors/guides to the spirit world, they will probably get to shine at the end of this journey.

Watch the preview below.

Meanwhile, in King’s Landing, Cercei appears to be having a very bitter heart-to-heart with The World’s Worst Dad, Tywin Lannister. It looks like he’ll finally have to face the whole incest issue and the fact that his family is generally falling apart.

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5 Things You Should Know About 'How To Train Your Dragon 2'


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How To Train Your Dragon 2 is set to be released in US cinemas today (13th June) and in just over a month in the UK. Before you see it, here's 5 things you should know about How To Train Your Dragon 2:

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How To Train Your Dragon 2 is released in the US today.

1. For Hiccup And Co. 5 Years Have Passed

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Does Kit Harington Ship Jon And Daenerys? The Five Ultimate "Game Of Thrones" Couples


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Considering that Kit Harrington has now starred in both Game of Thrones and How to Train Your Dragon 2, fans would be forgiven for assuming that he has might have a penchant for dragons. Something else he’s into, according to a recent chat with E! News is fan culture. In particular, the fact that fans ship (that’s internet speak for “want to see them end up together”) his character Jon Snow with everyone’s favorite queen by right, Daenerys Targaryen.

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Does Kit Harrington ship Jon and Daenerys? Because that would be pretty cool.

"I find it wonderful that people root for anyone," Harington told E! News at the New York City screening of his highly anticipated new animated flick. "I think it's great in the show pick their favorites and want that person to win, and it's wonderful to be involved in that and be one of the people that people think should be on the throne at the end."

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Game Of Thrones Recap: "The Watchers On The Wall" Finally Face The Wildlings


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This week on Game of Thrones, the events that have been brewing all season finally came to a head – just in time too, with next week’s episode being the season finale. As usual, a spoiler warning applies to everything after this sentence.

So the Battle of Castle Black. It’s been coming. We all knew it was coming. And really, after the events of last week, GoT fans should have braced themselves. Even so, it didn’t make the deaths this week any less tragic. Jon Snow survived, but his brothers of the Night’s Watch Grenn and Pyp weren’t so lucky. And then there was Ygritte. Look, when someone does something really likeable on Thrones, it’s usually a sign that they’re about to bite it. We should have seen this coming when she saved Gilly and baby Sam in the last episode.

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Kit Harrington's Jon Snow lives to fight another day. But for how long?

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America Ferrera’s ‘How To Train Your Dragon 2’ Receives High Praise In Wake Of Gown Prank


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America Ferrera was understandably shocked when a man jumped out from amidst the crowd of paparazzi and crawled under her gown at a recent film premiere!

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America Ferrera at the Cannes premiere shortly before the gown incident.

The actress was at the Cannes premiere of How to Train Your Dragon 2 on Friday evening when a paparazzi, renowned for his pranks on celebrities, lunged towards the surprised star. Although the Ugly Betty actress appeared initially shocked, she soon laughed the incident off and spoke to Vulture about her ordeal. In an interview, Ferrera laughed about the incident, claiming she was entirely unprepared for the ‘violation’.

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Chinese 'Game Of Thrones' Fans Left Angry After CCTV Airs A Heavily Edited Version Of The Show


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Chinese fans of ‘Game of Thrones’ have found themselves watching a very much watered down fourth season after a heavily edited version of the first episode aired on Sunday.

Game of Thrones'Game of Thrones' is very different on CCTV

Due to pirated copies of the popular series being available on the internet, viewers in China quickly realised that their 'Game of Thrones' was very different to the original. Broadcast on the state-run CCTV, fans of the show called the series premiere a “mess”, after it was estimated around 20 minutes of action was cut from the show.

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Like Non-Stop And Cuban Fury, 'Pompeii' Is Pure Guilty Pleasure Cinema


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The release of ancient-Rome disaster epic Pompeii fills an important place in cinema this year: the guilty pleasure. What would moviegoing be like without those films that no one wants to admit that they enjoyed just a little too much?

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In order to qualify, a movie needs to work on a level beyond what it intended: Pompeii generates plenty of laughter along with the thrilling destruction and emotional melodrama. In this sense, it's almost like a companion piece to Roland Emmerich's 2012. Last year, Emmerich also turned his action thriller White House Down into a guilty pleasure thanks to some deliberately over-the-top mayhem (by contrast, Olympus Has Fallen played everything dead straight, thrilling some viewers but annoying everyone else).

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Pompeii Review


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Like an ancient Roman version of 2012, this disaster epic is a pure guilty pleasure, sparking plenty of laughter along with the massive effects-based carnage. It also helps that the screen is packed with muscle men in skimpy skirts. The actors dive in with gusto, adding plenty of personality to the ridiculous dialogue, while director Paul W.S. Anderson shamelessly ramps up the action mayhem.

It begins in AD 79 Britain, where Roman Senator Corvus (Kiefer Sutherland) is on the rampage, slaughtering the entire Celtic community of young Milo (Kit Harington), who is taken to Londinium to become a gladiator. When he rises to fame, he's transferred to Pompeii, where he immediately catches the eye of young noblewoman Cassia (Emily Browning), much to the scowly disapproval of her politically active parents (Carrie-Anne Moss and Jared Harris). An outsider among the local slaves, Milo is befriended by tough guy fellow gladiator Atticus (Adewale Akinnuoye-Agbaje). And when Corvus comes to town to claim Cassia as his bride, Milo decides to take a dangerous stand for both revenge and the girl. Meanwhile, Mount Vesuvius is rumbling, getting ready to unleash plenty of movie-style havoc.

It's impossible to watch this without thinking of the cheesy, similarly styled TV series Rome or Spartacus, with their corny melodramas, excessive violence and bare flesh. Even though this is on a much bigger scale with seriously enormous 3D special effects, it's just as cheesy. And equally entertaining as well. Harington is terrific as the hunky hero, building much stronger chemistry with the honourable Akinnuoye-Agbaje than the distressed Browning. And seasoned veterans like Harris, Moss and Sutherland clearly have a great time chomping madly on the scenery as Pompeii burns.

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How To Train Your Dragon 2 Trailer


It's been five years since blacksmith apprentice Hiccup managed to end the battle between dragons and the Vikings of Berk alongside his pet fire-breather Toothless, and now the islanders are spending their time with a new sport: dragon racing. Hiccup and Toothless prefer to spend their own time exploration, however, but when a new adventure leads to them to an ice cave of wild dragons they find themselves facing a whole new threat. That's not the only surprise in store for Hiccup though, as now is also the time he meets his long lost mother; a fearless dragon expert. She teams up with Hiccup and his friends to face the insane villain Drago Bludvist, who wishes to have control over all the dragons in the land; between family reunions, a crazed tyrant and unruly baby dragons, Hiccup has a lot on his plate in his latest adventure.

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"Game Of Thrones" Premiere Leads To The Great HBO Go Crash Of 2014


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Last night’s premiere of Game of Thrones might not count as a perfect success for HBO, but it definitely says something about a show, when the demand is so heavy that it crashes HBO Go’s servers. Heads up, for any Thrones fans, who are still behind on the premiere, don’t worry: you won’t find any spoilers ahead. According to TIME magazine, plenty of fans, stealing their parents’ HBO Go passwords, are yet to catch up after being left hanging by the dreaded Fatal Error message that Go presented on Sunday night in lieu of a Thrones episode. This is a repeat of the situation from a month ago, when Go crashed during the True Detective season finale. At least the person manning the HBO twitter was having fun with the whole debacle.

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GoT: Rose Leslie On That Sex Scene And Her Lack Of Thick Northern Accent


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As Game of Thrones season 4 rolls ever closer, Rosie Leslie has been looking back to season 3, which included a rather significant milestone for her as an actress: her first sex scene. For Leslie, it had to happen, but filming the dreaded scene with Kit Harington certainly took enough takes.

Rose LeslieRose Leslie needed time to complete the sex scene, but it had to happen, she says

“That was my first ever sex scene. You have no idea how many takes that took,” she told Guilty Pleasures, insisting that love scene had to be justified and not just gratuitous. 

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10 Things We Learnt About Game Of Thrones' Kit Harington From His GQ Interview


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Kit Harington, or Jon Snow as he’s known in the ‘Game of Thrones’ world had just been interviewed by GQ magazine. The interview, which accompanies his cover shoot has given us a little more insight into the man behind the hair and the beard than we've had before. While not much was given away about 'Game of Thrones' season 4, there was a lot of interesting tidbits to come out of Harington's GQ chat. From nudity to breaking his ankle and of course, that hair, here's the 10 best things we learnt about Kit courtesy of GQ.

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1. Jon Snow is a 'figure of hope'

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'Game Of Thrones' Star Kit Harington Promotes More Male Nudity On The Show: "Its Only Right"


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'Game of Thrones' heartthrob Kit Harington is a supporter of gender equality on the HBO hit show.

The 27 year-old, who plays the character of Jon Snow, believes that if the show constantly features female nudity, now it may be time for the males to take their kit off.

And Harington is all for it.

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Game Of Thrones Season 4 Mere Weeks Away - Here's 5 Reasons Why We Love HBO's Hit Series


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Season 4 of Game Of Thrones is due to air on April 17th and the build-up has just begun. Some fans of the show were lucky enough to catch a sneak preview of the first episode at a special event at the Barclays Centre in Brooklyn. 

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Kit Harrington stars in Game of Thrones as Jon Snow.

Thousands of the aforementioned fans were greeted to a preview of the premiere episode and were surprised by the arrival of a number of the show's actors; the writer George R.R. Martin; and a marching band performing the theme song. The Huffington Post reports fans also indulged in "Game of Thrones Beer"; sat on the Iron Throne; and coveted the costumes of some of their favourite characters. 

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'The Lego Movie' Has Built An Empire, Will 'Pompeii' Make It Topple Down? [Trailer]


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The poor people of Pompeii were once blissfully unaware that a mighty volcano was about to erupt, crushing and burning everything in its wake. With this in mind, how worried should The Lego Movie be that new historical disaster movie Pompeii is opening in the US today?

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Kit Harington Plays Slave-Turned-Gladiator In The Disaster Drama, 'Pompeii.'

 Adored by adults and children alike, The Lego Movie has charmed its way to the top of the box office for two straight weekends and is looking strong to continue its triumphant streak for at least a third week. A stellar cast, an exciting storyline and plenty of funny moments means the movie could be set to pull a Frozen and stay at the top for much, much longer.

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15-minute "Game Of Thrones" Preview Teases The Fate Of Our Favorite Westeros Residents


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Game of Thrones got a treat last week, with a rather unusual 15-minute promo of the upcoming fourth season. It featured some things we expected and few surprises (given that it was a promo), but it’s sure to spur on the Thrones speculation ahead of the series 4 premiere on April 6.

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Fans might need to use a cast photo for reference when they count the survivors this season.

 

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A Week In News: Grammys Glory, Bad Boy Bieber, Retiring Rockers, And The Wild, Wild West


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Grammy Awards Glory: Last Sunday's Grammy Awards proved probably the most spectacular ceremony in living memory. The most enviable of all performance line-ups entertained a near-record 28.5 million viewers, with Madonna, Daft Punk, Beyoncé and Jay Z, Macklemore & Ryan Lewis, Kendrick Lamar, Imagine Dragons, Stevie Wonder, Nile Rodgers, Ringo Starr, Sir Paul McCartney, Nine Inch Nails, Queens of the Stone Age and Dave Grohl all showing off their skills.

As for the small matter of the actual awards, Pharrell Williams, Daft Punk and Macklemore & Ryan Lewis were the evening's big winners whilst newcomer Lorde picked up two gongs and Jay Z and Justin Timberlake, Rihanna, Kacey Musgraves and Black Sabbath were also prominent victors. This, year, perfect pop princess Taylor Swift went home empty-handed, which made for some pretty funny videos.

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Fifteen 'Game Of Thrones' Season Four Photos Released By HBO [Video]


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The first photos from the new season of fantasy drama Game of Thrones have been released by HBO to accompany the earlier released season four trailer. You can check out them all on Sky Atlantic's site here. Set to return in April, Game of Thrones has cranked its fans' excitement to maximum level with the teasing new material.


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'Game Of Thrones' Crowned Most Torrented Show Of 2013


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Game of Thrones is officially the most illegally downloaded series once again, as the hit HBO drama was named the most pirated television series of 2013 by piracy site TorrentFreak. Taking into account the amount of downloads amassed through BitTorrent over the past twelve months, the television adaption of George RR. Martin's stories has taken home the crown of 'Most Torrented Show' for the second year running.

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You know nothing about the illegal distribution of TV programmes, Jon Snow

With 5.9 million downloads via BitTorrent alone, that means that season three of the hit series was watched illegally more times than it was through legal means. The season garnered an average of 5.5 million viewers in the US legally, with most illegal downloads coming in the first week after the show initially aired on HBO, taking the overall tally of the show's illegal viewers past the legal tally. The poll does not take into account downloads from other torrent sites, such as The Pirate Bay or Kickass Torrents, which probably means that the overall figure for illegally downloaded episode is even higher than the report states.

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How To Train Your Dragon 2 - Teaser Trailer


Blacksmith apprentice Hiccup and his pet dragon Toothless have managed to end the war between the Vikings of Berk and the once predatory dragons after both rescuing each other from death. Now, five years on, instead of dragon fighting the islanders have taken up the new sport of dragon racing, with Hiccup and his classmates Astrid and Snoutlout becoming particularly adept at whizzing through the skies with their new winged friends. During one of their regular explorations, Hiccup and Toothless come across a secret ice cave in which they find a very large crowd of wild dragons alongside the strange and elusive Dragon Rider. Worried that they could be facing another terrible battle, the pair do their best to maintain peace among the fire-breathing beasts and the weapon wielding mankind. 

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Early Look At 'Pompeii' 2014 Movie, Starring Kit Harington [Trailer]


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The trailer has been released for 2014 historical drama Pompeii, giving a glimpse into the volcanic action and rippling Roman fight scenes we should expect next February.

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Kit Harington Plays Milo, A Slave-Turned-Gladiator, In 'Pompeii.'

Set before, during and after the Earth-shattering Mount Vesuvius volcano eruption that took place in 79AD, leaving an entire city preserved in ash, Pompeii embellishes the well-known natural disaster with a passionate romance. Directed by Paul W. S. Anderson, the drama will follow the fictional slave-turned-gladiator Milo, played by Kit Harington, who must routinely fight opponents to the death in the brutal battlefield of the coliseum.

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Pompeii Trailer


After being enslaved, Milo is made into a gladiator with indomitable strength. He is forced to compete in various games to fight to the death for the entertainment of the people of Pompeii. However, he faces new threats when he falls in love with Cassia, the daughter of an extremely wealthy  and powerful man, who is pushed into engagement with a barbaric Roman Senator. Not only that, but everyone faces a disaster of gargantuan proportions when fearsome volcano Mount Vesuvius erupts, engulfing the city in a cloud of smoke and showering it with boiling lava and scorching rock. Milo sets out to rescue his beloved Cassia as the city begins to tremble and crumble away, but just how invincible is he now?

This epic action adventure is set in 79 AD, Rome and is a timeless story of the power of love in the face of ultimate adversity. It has been directed by Paul W.S. Anderson ('Resident Evil', 'AVP: Alien  vs. Predator', 'Death Race') and among writing credits are Janet Scott Batchler and Lee Batchler ('Batman Forever'), Julian Fellowes ('Downton Abbey') and Michael Robert Johnson ('Sherlock Holmes'). 

'Pompeii' will explode onto cinema screens in the UK soon on February 21st 2014.

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Seventh Son Trailer


John Gregory is a Spook charged with ridding the country of witches, beasts and malevolent forces. But, as the years tick by, he realises that he must enlist another to keep evil at bay in the form of Thomas Ward, the seventh son of the seventh son who possesses the power to see things others cannot. When the powerful witch Mother Malkin makes her return, after Gregory thought he'd defeated her years ago, Thomas is forced to confront her and slay her once and for all. But things aren't as easy they seem when he befriends a witch girl who convinces him that not all witches are bad. Will Thomas succeed in sending Malkin back to the grave? Or will he find himself putting his trust in the wrong people?

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And Breathe: Audience Catches A Break With Game Of Thrones Finale [Recap]


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This week on Game of Thrones, viewers were let off easy for the finale – the producers probably realised that we are all still recovering from last week’s episode and the Red Wedding. But there were still a number of plot twists (beware of spoilers ahead.) After witnessing the brutal murders of some of her last remaining family members, Arya Stark got some measure of revenge by stabbing one of Walder Fray’s soldiers, as her captor-turned-companion Sandor "The Hound" Clegane took care of the soldier’s comrades. Obviously, the violence will keep getting worse from here on, but after last week’s episode, Thrones fans seem to be able to stomach anything.

Then we had Jaime Lannister, finally back at King’s Landing and reunited with his twin sister Cersei, while Jon Snow had a reunion of another kind, returning to the night’s watch, after escaping the wrath of his scorned lover, wildling Ygritte. On two opposite sides of the GoT universe, two very different characters continued their journeys. While Bran walked on towards his destination north of the wall – a journey, which still seems rather inexplicable, Daenerys Targeryen continued to build her power through the love of her people and finally freed the slaves of Yunkai. While some rise and others fall, as usual in the game of thrones (which you win or you die, as Robb Stark and co. reminded us last week) something altogether darker and more sinister is brewing north of the wall – the White Walkers and their army of undead.

Of course, we got the occasional quip from Tyrion Lannister (the ever entertaining Peter Dinklage) to lighten the mood, but after recent events, let’s just say that there’s a whole lot of lightening to do.

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Silent Hill: Revelation 3D Trailer


Heather Mason is now a teenager and has grown up running away from dark forces that are constantly following in her wake. She has just started at her fifth school since the age of eleven and darkness is about to descend upon her once more with a series of terrifying nightmares being just the beginning. She keeps finding herself drifting in and out of horrific alternate realities and being hunted by grotesque demons then, just before her 18th birthday, Heather suspects she is being followed. Soon after, her foster father, Harry, disappears from their home and left behind is a dripping message written on the wall reading 'Come to Silent Hill'. She journeys to the dark place, being stalked by demons as she goes and begins to discover that she is not everything she thought she was.

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It's been five years since blacksmith apprentice Hiccup managed to end the battle between dragons...

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