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‘Game of Thrones’: Second fantasy-inspired beer revealed | Hero Complex – movies, comics, pop culture – Los Angeles Times

Michelle Fairley plays Catelyn Stark, born Catelyn Tully. Her father is Lord of Riverrun, her husband Ned Stark was Lord of Winterfell, and her son Robb is King in the North. (HBO; Kevin Winter / Getty Images)<p>In the hit HBO series "Game of Thrones," Emilia Clarke plays Daenerys Targaryen, an exiled …

TV Series

This Week In Trailers: 100 Bloody Acres, Finders Keepers, Satellite Boy, Accused, Off Label – /Film

<i>Trailers are an under-appreciated art form insofar that many times they’re seen as vehicles for showing footage, explaining films away, or showing</i> …

Horror

The Act Of Killing, This Is The End, Despicable Me: this week's new films

<b>The Act Of Killing</b> <b>(15)</b> <b><br>(Joshua Oppenheimer, 2012, Den/Nor/UK/Swe/Fin) 122 mins</b><p>This astounding documentary is so packed with surreal scenarios, casual …

10 Movie Roles That Made Katharine Hepburn A Classic

Hepburn, star of classics such as "Bringing Up Baby" and "The African Queen," was known for her spunk. And her hatred of skirts.<p>She once threatened to walk around the set naked when film executives confiscated her pants — which weren't socially appropriate for women to wear in the 1930s — according …

Katharine Hepburn

The 10 best fictional royal babies

This Is the End – review

Predictable levels of self-indulgence in this bloated and only sporadically chucklesome vanity project from Hollywood's new generation of …

How black-and-white movies made a comeback

When Ben Wheatley was preparing to make <i>A Field in England</i>, his mind-altering foray into the English civil war, released 5 July , he took a lot of …

Susan Sarandon: 'Feminism is a bit of an old-fashioned word'

<b>In</b> <b>Arbitrage</b><b>, you play the wife of a multi-millionaire hedge fund manager who is stronger than she first appears. It's not the usual character arc for</b> …

The East – review

Building on the success of their Sundance hit <i>Sound of My Voice</i>, rising star Brit Marling and director Zal Batmanglij reunite on this co-written …

Despicable Me 2 – review

Funnier – and perhaps cuter – than its predecessor, this blockbuster animation finds jam-making adoptive parent Gru (Steve Carell) being reluctantly …

Directors Who Fell Out of Love With Film

We discovered earlier this week that David Lynch has been feeling a bit glum about the current state of the film industry. <i>Inland Empire</i> was his last …

Music Videos

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Pixar to Scale Back Sequel Production in Favor of Original Fare

Pixar/AP<p>Yes, it's true that Pixar has been making a lot of sequels and prequels to preexisting properties, and yes, it's something people love to complain about. But with the latest spin-off, last week's college-set prequel "Monsters University," looking like it will be one of the studio's most …

'Fifty Shades of Grey' Movie Release Date Revealed

AP<p>The movie version of "Fifty Shades of Grey," E.L. James's "mommy porn" bestseller, is set to dominate the box office next year.<p>According to a post on the movie's official Facebook page, "Fifty Shades of Grey" will hit theaters Aug. 1, 2014 -- the same day as Marvel's "Guardians of the Galaxy."<p>Sam …

Comments of the Week: Weight Loss and Twinks

It’s that time again! Your infrequently posted but nonetheless favorite post in all of the Uproxx lands. I know you’re all excited to see who wins a babysitting gig with six of my pet mice, so let’s get right to it.<p>As some of you haters hated, Morgan Spurlock is making a documentary about One …

Why violence is good for games — and storytelling

This post has not been edited by the GamesBeat staff. Opinions by GamesBeat community writers do not necessarily reflect those of the staff.<p>When video game violence makes headlines, it’s usually at the expense of geekdom. Such was the case with Vice President Joe Biden’s recent comments that he …

EA Determined to Make Gamers Hate Origin Less

EA seems to be continuing to press for a sort of corporate makeover after their brand has come under fire in recent years from gamers and shareholders alike. In the last few months they’ve killed tiresome online passes, announced that new titles like The Sims 4 would be fully playable offline, and …

Can Google Really Crack The Game Console Market?

Look, we’ve all heard the rumors that Google is toiling away on a smartwatch, and the company has said the Nexus Q isn’t completely dead, so part of that recent report from the Wall Street Journal doesn’t completely out of the blue. That said, Google is reportedly also working on an Android-powered …

Appealing to casual gamers is killing the MMO genre, says Firefall dev

Adjusting massively multiplayer online games to casual players has had a draining effect on the genre, according to Red 5 Studios founder and former <i>World of Warcraft</i> team lead Mark Kern.<p>In a guest blog on MMORPG.com, Kern writes about working to make <i>World of Warcraft</i>'s user interface, quests and …

What Games Are: The Ludophile Mindset

<b>Editor’s note:</b> <i>Tadhg Kelly is a veteran game designer, creator of leading game design blog What Games Are and creative director of Jawfish Games. You can follow him on Twitter here.</i><p>There are regular people who like music on their phones and maybe listen to the radio or Spotify. For them, music is …

Amazon Digital Games Summer Sale discounts more than 900 titles

Amazon's Digital Games Summer Sale kicks off today with discounts on more than 900 titles for Windows PC, including The Borderlands Bundle, <i>Assassin's Creed 3</i> and more.<p>The Borderlands Bundle, which includes the GOTY edition of <i>Borderlands</i>, <i>Borderlands 2</i> and the <i>Borderlands 2</i> Season Pass, is currently …

Best mobile games of June 2013

Hero of Many<p>Siegecraft TD<p>Anodyne Mobile<p>Magic 2014<p>Puzzle Pirates<p>XCOM: Enemy Unknown<p>Colin McRae Rally<p>Layton Brothers Mystery Room<p>Where's My …