In ‘House of the Dragon,’ Paddy Considine Claims the Crown

A string of critically acclaimed roles has made him many British actors’ favorite actor. It has also lifted him from hardscrabble roots to a seat on the Iron Throne.

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What to Know About ‘House of the Dragon,’ ‘Game of Thrones’ Prequel

HBO’s new “Game of Thrones” prequel takes us back to the land of Westeros, hundreds of years earlier. We’ve got your cheat sheet.

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Can ‘House of the Dragon’ Be HBO’s Next ‘Game of Thrones’?

The stakes are high for the first “Thrones” spinoff, which could determine nothing less than the future of the franchise.

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We Aren’t Just Watching the Decline of the Oscars. We’re Watching the End of the Movies.

Why big-screen entertainment is no longer the essential American popular art form.

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How Times Reporters Handle Prickly Conversations With Celebrities

Steak dinners and soft questions? Save it for the movies. Three New York Times reporters share how they approach conversations with some of the world’s most famous people.

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Peter Dinklage on ‘Cyrano’ and Life After ‘Game of Thrones’

The actor is happy to upend 100 years of clichés by playing the romantic lead. It’s a liberating change after the series became his life.

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The Real Dire Wolf Ran Into an Evolutionary Dead End

The species’ remarkable genetic isolation from other wolves may have contributed to its demise.

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How Lin Qi’s Poisoning Death Shocked China

The “billionaire millennial” Lin Qi was working with Netflix and the “Game of Thrones” creators to bring a Chinese best seller to the screen. The police have a suspect, and fans have questions.

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Can This Get Any More Pathetic?

The president and his enablers may look like fools, but they are causing real damage.

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Diana Rigg, Emma Peel of ‘The Avengers,’ Dies at 82

Ms. Rigg also played many classic roles onstage in both New York and London and, late in her career, found new fans on “Game of Thrones.”

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George R. R. Martin Is Typing

This fantasy series clearly won’t write itself.

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