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Jason Momoa: Once was warrior
The war porn of Game of Thrones
In the long and steamy affair between fantasy and cartography, certainly the most mesmerising image of recent vintage is the dynamic beauty kissed alive by the title sequence of Game of Thrones. At the start of each episode, the viewer is strapped to a rollercoaster and swept across its alternate world.
Special-effects master dies
When Ray Harryhausen was 13, he was so overwhelmed by King Kong that he vowed he would create otherworldly creatures on film. He fulfilled his desire as an adult, thrilling audiences with skeletons in a sword fight, a gigantic octopus destroying the Golden Gate Bridge, and a six-armed dancing goddess
Harington sick of gutting chickens
The TV Guide’s hot gossip
Not only is Star Trek star, Patrick Stewart, about to wed a jazz singer (Sunny Ozell) half his age, but he’s getting Gandalf to conduct the wedding ceremony! Well, alright – not Gandalf exactly, but his alter-ego, Sir Ian McKellen. Patrick, 72, revealed the plans on The Jonathon Ross Show recently, saying his X-Men co-star would do the honours.