Video: The newest instalment of HBO's Game of Thrones behind-the-scenes series, The Game Revealed, looks at the long-awaited Stark reunion -- well, one of them anyway (sorry Bran!) And I have to say, watching real-life best friends Maisie Williams and Sophie Turner try to keep straight faces during their scenes is just too much to handle.
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Not all of Game of Thrones season seven's secrets and surprises have been revealed. Now that the latest season has finally aired, the visual effects studios responsible for bringing the fantasy world to life have started releasing their behind-the-scenes reels of the show's real magic: its movie-calibre special effects, especially when it comes to Westeros' tiniest Faceless Man.
Video: Yesterday's episode of Game of Thrones, Beyond the Wall, might have come with a few questionable plot points and sloppy storytelling now that HBO has run out of books. But so far the season has made up for it with some of the series' best action sequences, some of which are even cooler to watch without all the special effects completed.
Video: With The Lion King getting its own live-action adaptation, Disney is capitalising on renewed interest in one of its beloved classics with a new "Signature Collection" re-release -- one that includes never-before-seen footage from the recording booth for the film, and it's honestly as delightful as it is hammy. It's so deliciously hammy, I want to pluck it from a butcher's hook and take it home with me for sandwiches.
Video: Honestly, we couldn't be more excited for the Wonder Woman movie, so a 13-minute featurette packed with new little glimpses of the movie is just icing on the cake at this point. But what you're really here to see is the sheer delight of Gal Gadot in action as Diana, both when the cameras are rolling and when they aren't, because it's just the best.
Video: David Fincher got his start working on special effects for Return of the Jedi. In some rare footage from Alien 3, we get to see and hear how he works with the FX team to bring the destroyed Bishop android to life. Usually, footage like this would be considered an effects test, but when David Fincher's doing it, it's a rehearsal.
Video: I mean, the animator in the gif above changes his shirt at least four times before he's able to make the Ninja Monkey doll walk, like, a couple of steps. That's a lot of time spent animating the most basic of motions lasting just seconds. Imagine all the elbow grease that goes into the more intense stuff, or even a minute of footage. In the behind-the-scenes footage of Kubo and the Two Strings, we get to see a bit of the magic that goes into making a stop motion film.
Video: Am I going to watch that new Bourne movie? I don't know, probably not. Are you? You probably don't need to, because the coolest part of the movie isn't actually in the movie -- it's this behind the scenes footage showing the filming of a car chase. The B-roll footage shows how the arm of the chase car camera swings around and swivels, tailing the car perfectly so that it can get all the right angles.
Video: Much of the original Planet of the Apes was a gruelling desert film shoot, with actors wearing prosthetic make-up that was cutting-edge for 1968 but was still incredibly cumbersome. Their greatest champion, remembers the one and only Dr Zaius, was star Charlton Heston -- who apparently insisted everyone call him "Chuck".
Video: "Battle of the Bastards" was one of Game of Thrones' most memorable episodes, with one of the most harrowing and visceral battles ever captured on film. This behind-the-scenes video explores how director Miguel Sapochnik (who also oversaw season five's brutal "Hardhome") staged the epic set-piece from start to finish.
Video: Scott Ian is best-known for being the guitarist for thrash metal titans Anthrax. But he's also a huge genre fan, evidenced by his Nerdist video series, Bloodworks -- which goes behind the scenes to explore the wonderfully gruesome special effects and make-up that make shows like Game of Thrones come alive.
Video: Here's a lively, 10-minute behind-the-scenes peek at the first two episodes of Game of Thrones season six. We hear from several actors including Peter Dinklage, as well as director Jeremy Podeswa, writer Dave Hill and others, who share animated storyboards and tales of what it's like to shoot when one of your characters is a giant.
Video: One of the Deadpool movie's best elements was how the movie brought his mask to life. This might shock you to learn, but there was an astounding amount of work involved in making a mask that could be as expressive as it is in the comics, but that Ryan Reynolds' could still see and talk out of.
Video: Sure, we've had multiple teases for Game of Thrones' sixth season, but none of them have given us actual, honest to god footage from the season. However, this new featurette focusing on the camera work that goes into a huge production like Game of Thrones does give us an actual look at the next season... from a certain point of view.