10 Reasons to Watch Game of Thrones
Television mongers have been going completely bonkers with the fantasy drama ‘Game of Thrones’. The premiere of this much-anticipated HBO series garnered quite a buzz all around the globe. Undoubtedly, Game of Thrones is touted as one of the biggest and widely appreciated fantasy drama series in the history of television. Adapted from the first book of George R.R Martin’s ‘Song of Ice and Fire’, this show has developed some loyal fans around the world. Besides, this show has also been appreciated by avid book lovers who have accepted and enjoyed the high quality of the story in the visual medium. So, if you are still wondering what the hoopla is around the Starks, the Lannisters and the Dothrakis, then here is a run down on why you should not miss any of the episodes of this hugely popular drama series.
1. For the compelling storyline
No show is successful if the storyline is not strong, and with Game of Thrones, the real hero is the compelling and riveting story. Although, the show has too many characters and groups fighting for the ultimate Iron Throne, the audience does not feel confused about the characters in the story. Every character is given equal prominence as per the script and every chapter ends with a cliffhanger! This makes the story more anticipating. The dialogs are funny and witty in many scenarios, and the story moves with a good pace too. The twisted plots and the medieval set-ups compel the viewers to be in awe of the show.
2. For being based on a great book
For all the geeks and book lovers, this show is by far one of the most fabulous adaptations to the visual medium. So if you were thinking that the show will not be as great as the book, then you are highly mistaken – you are definitely missing out on a lot of visual treats.
3. For the outstanding characters
By the time you are at the end of season 1, you will realize that you have started liking the characters that you had once disliked! That is the beauty of the show. The characters of this show are defined so perfectly that you would like to believe them. Moreover, the characters are not godly; you will hate them in some situations, but your hearts will go out to the same ones at the end of the day. The performances of each of the actors in the show are outstanding.
4. For the high production value
There are not many shows that come up with such high production value. Game of Thrones has one of the highest budgets in the television history. The estimated budget of the show is nearly $60 million for 10 episodes, which is as big as a movie budget. The location is breathtaking and the splendid costumes will take you to that era of Kings and Knights.
5. For the eye candies
For all those who want to squeal at good-looking men and women, you have come to the right place. This show gives you characters like Robb Stark, Jon Snow, Arya Stark, Jamie and Cersei Lannister as eye candies. Now, you can surely not miss it!