bloody disgusting : “Game of Thrones” Just Turned Its Longest Episode into a Full-Blown Horror Movie
"If you haven’t caught up with the latest episode of Game of Thrones, “The Long Night”, don’t worry; no major overarching plot points or character fates will be spoiled here.
From the opening scene of HBO’s mega popular Game of Thrones’ pilot episode, which saw a trio of rangers discovering mutilated corpses right before being attacked by undead creatures, horror has been a major element of the fantasy drama series. As the political maneuvering and battling for the Iron Throne in Westeros was only just beginning, so too was the war being waged on the living by the icy Night King; the humans just didn’t know it yet.
For seasons, we watched as the Night King and his White Walker generals slowly made their way across the land North of the icy wall that separates the wild from the rest of civilized Westeros, slaughtering unsuspecting native people and turning their corpses into reanimated soldiers for his campaign to snuff out humanity. With all of the final story pieces clicking into place in the series’ final episodes, the culmination of that silent, deadly war delivered the shows’ longest episode to date…. and it was an intense, feature length horror movie." Read the full article by Meagan Navarro of Bloody Disgusting