Movie adaptations, for book lovers at least, simultaneously bring feelings of excitement and fear. Will the movie stay true to the book? Will it project off of the screen as it did when the words entered the mind?
We have seen beheadings, murders, the trading of men and women for profit and gain, and yes, we have seen the rape of women. Yet, somehow this rape sticks with me more than the others. I am trying to tease out why.
"Game of Thrones" looks consistently magnificent now, in every respect. Each aspect of Westeros and beyond looks even more rich and textured. The gritty realness of every object the characters touch and own adds to the atmosphere.