Whether it’s story, scope, viewers or Emmy wins, Game of Thrones goes from strength to strength each year. Season 6 marked probably the biggest step up so far, it’s surpassing of the source material available from George R. R. Martin’s books. It was as if someone lit a (dragon)fire under the show.
Now you can revisit the greatest moments from the season, from Jon Snow’s return, to Cersei’s fall and rise, to the Battle of the Bastards, thanks to it’s release on home video by HBO. We’ll have a full review on Cinapse next week but praise be to the many-faced God, because they’ve graciously provided us with one copy of the release to give away to a lucky Cinapse reader.
Five discs, host to all 10 episodes but hold the door, there’s way more stuffed into this release than that. Check the end of this piece a rundown on the cornucopia of extra features. But let’s be real now. One of the best reason’s to get hold of a copy is this girl right here.
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Game of Thrones Season 6 is available on Digital HD from August 1st and on Blu-ray & DVD from November 15th
· Bran’s Journey – A nine-minute feature delving into the shocking and revelatory journey Bran Stark took in Season 6.
· The Dothraki World – Behind-the-Scenes featurette bringing viewers up to speed on the Dothraki culture, not seen since Season 1.
· Inside Game of Thrones: Prosthetics – Behind-the-Scenes featurette detailing what goes into the show’s prosthetics creation.
· The Game Revealed – Five-part series covering the creation of Season 6’s most epic set pieces and scenes.
Blu-ray™ with Digital Copy – includes all DVD features plus:
· In-Episode Guide – Dig deeper into the show with this in-feature resource that provides background information about on-screen characters, locations, and relevant histories.
· Histories and Lore – Learn about the mythology of Westeros and Essos as told from the varying perspectives of the characters themselves in 18 history pieces.
· The Old Way: narrated by Euron Greyjoy (Pilou Asbæk)
· The Kingsmoot: narrated by Euron Greyjoy (Pilou Asbæk)
· The Sunset Sea: narrated by Euron Greyjoy (Pilou Asbæk)
· War of the Ninepenny Kings: narrated by Brother Ray (Ian McShane)
· The Great Tourney at Harrenhal: narrated by Meera Reed (Ellie Kendrick)
· Robert’s Rebellion: narrated by Jaime Lannister (Nikolaj Coster-Waldau)
· Vaes Dothrak: narrated by Jorah Mormont (Iain Glen)
· The Dothraki: narrated by Jorah Mormont (Iain Glen)
· Northern Allegiances to House Stark: narrated by Sansa Stark (Sophie Turner)
· Children of the Forest vs. the First Men: narrated by the Three-Eyed Raven (Max von Sydow)
· Brotherhood Without Banners: narrated by Thoros of Myr (Paul Kaye)
· Oldtown: narrated by Grand Maester Pycelle (Julian Glover) and Qyburn (Anton Lesser)
· House Dayne: narrated by Young Ned Stark (Robert Aramayo)
· The Little Birds: narrated by Lord Varys (Conleth Hill)
· Knights of the Vale: narrated by Petyr ‘Littlefinger’ Baelish (Aidan Gillen)
· House Tarly: narrated by Randyll Tarly (James Faulkner)
· Riverrun: narrated by Brynden ‘the Blackfish’ Tully (Clive Russell)
· Great Sept of Baelor: narrated by the High Sparrow (Jonathan Pryce)
· The Battle of the Bastards: An In-Depth Look – Behind-the-scenes piece examining the production challenges of creating this epic event, including explorations of VFX, stunts, and interviews with key cast and crew.
· Recreating the Dothraki World – Behind-the-scenes piece looking at the creation of Vaes Dothrak and its importance to Dany’s evolution.
· 18 Hours at the Paint Hall –Follow all three shooting units as they converge in this behind-the-scenes snapshot of a day in the life of the largest show on television
· Audio Commentaries – The most commentaries ever recorded for Game of Thrones, featuring:
· Episode 601: Director Jeremy Podeswa, Director of Photography Greg Middleton, and Daniel Portman (Podrick Payne)
· Episode 602: Writer Dave Hill, Michael McElhatton (Roose Bolton), Iwan Rheon (Ramsay Bolton), Liam Cunningham (Davos Seaworth), and Ben Crompton (Dolorous Edd)
· Episode 603: Director Daniel Sackheim, Production Designer Deborah Riley, and Dean-Charles Chapman (Tommen Baratheon)
· Episode 604: Nathalie Emmanuel (Missandei), Iain Glen (Jorah Mormont), and Jacob Anderson (Grey Worm)
· Episode 605 (2 commentaries): Gemma Whelan (Yara Greyjoy), Pilou Asbæk (Euron Greyjoy), Ellie Kendrick (Meera Reed), and Kristian Nairn (Hodor); Prosthetics Supervisor Barrie Gower, Camera Operators Chris Plevin and Ben Wilson, and Executive Producer Bernadette Caulfield
· Episode 606: Director Jack Bender, Director of Photography Jonathan Freeman, John Bradley (Samwell Tarly), and Hannah Murray (Gilly)
· Episode 607: Producer/Writer Bryan Cogman, Ian McShane (Septon Ray), and Natalie Dormer (Margaery Tyrell)
· Episode 608: Director Mark Mylod, Essie Davis (Lady Crane), and Nikolaj Coster-Waldau (Jaime Lannister)
· Episode 609 (2 commentaries): Director Miguel Sapochnik, Sophie Turner (Sansa Stark), and Kit Harington (Jon Snow); Director of Photography Fabian Wagner, Visual Effects Producer Steve Kullback, and Visual Effects Supervisor Joe Bauer
· Episode 610 (2 commentaries): Executive Producers/Writers David Benioff & D.B. Weiss, Lena Headey (Cersei Lannister), and Peter Dinklage (Tyrion Lannister); Special Effects Supervisor Sam Conway, Camera Operator Sean Savage, and Producer Chris Newman
· Deleted Scenes – Four deleted scenes.