HBO unveils 9 more captivating photos from Game of Thrones season 6

So close, yet so far away — that’s how we feel about the Game of Thrones season 6 premiere. With only days to go until the first new episode, The Red Woman, airs, HBO has released nine photos to whet our already-voracious appetites. Anyone who hasn’t seen season 5 yet should avert their eyes, because there are spoilers ahead.

For fans who have been keeping close tabs on all season 6 developments, namely the three recently released clips, many of the images look familiar, but there are new nuggets as well. Noticeably absent from this batch is Jon Snow (played by Kit Harington), presumably because HBO has finally stopped teasing us by revealing his sad state. Of course, there are plenty of gripping storylines to follow even without him, and the latest photos give us glimpses at what to expect.

Ramsay Bolton (Iwan Rheon) is shown in an apparent state of shock as he sits beside the body of his dead lover, Myranda, who was killed by Theon “Reek” Greyjoy (Alfie Allen). Not surprisingly, other images feature Theon and Sansa Stark (Sophie Turner) on the run and hiding. A man as sadistic as Bolton isn’t going to let them get away without a fight.

Another revenge-inspiring murder is alluded to in still other photos, including one of a ship that is presumably bringing home the body of Myrcella Baratheon (Nell Tiger Free); another showing her mother, Cersei Lannister (Lena Headey), in the throes of grief; and yet another with the woman who poisoned her, Ellaria Sand (Indira Varma). The last of the photos feature Daenerys Targaryen (Emilia Clarke), the Dothraki, and Arya Stark (Maisie Williams), who is now blind.

To say that there’s a lot to eagerly anticipate when Game of Thrones season 6 premieres is an understatement. Can it be Sunday now?

Movies & TV

'Prime'-time TV: Here are the best shows on Amazon Prime right now

There's more to Amazon Prime than free two-day shipping, including access to a number of phenomenal shows at no extra cost. To make the sifting easier, here are our favorite shows currently streaming on Amazon Prime.
Movies & TV

The best movies on Netflix in October, from 'The Witch’ to ‘Black Panther’

Save yourself from hours wasted scrolling through Netflix's massive library by checking out our picks for the streamer's best movies available right now, whether you're into explosive action, subdued humor, or anything in between.
Movies & TV

‘House of Cards’ season 6 trailer has Claire defending her destiny

Season 6 of the award-winning political drama House of Cards premieres in November, and Netflix has released a new trailer previewing the challenges in store for U.S. President Claire Underwood.
Movies & TV

'Star Trek: Discovery' season 2 trailer reveals premiere date and the new Spock

The crew of the U.S.S. Discovery will return for more adventures on CBS All Access in the near future. Here's everything we know about Star Trek: Discovery season 2, from the cast and themes to the season premiere.
Movies & TV

The best shows on Netflix in October, from 'Mindhunter’ to ‘The Good Place’

Looking for a new show to binge? Lucky for you, we've curated a list of the best shows on Netflix, whether you're a fan of outlandish anime, dramatic period pieces, or shows that leave you questioning what lies beyond.
Movies & TV

Stream till you scream with the best scary movies on Netflix, Hulu, and more

Need some ghoulish entertainment to get in the Halloween spirit? Check out some of the best horror movies streaming now. Whether you like creepy atmosphere or bloody jump scares, you'll find something to spook you.
Movies & TV

‘Venom’ devours the box office competition with monstrous second weekend

Sony Pictures anti-superhero movie Venom won the weekend box office for the second straight week, beating musical drama A Star is Born, as well as three new releases that made it into the weekend's top ten movies.
Movies & TV

Out of movies to binge? Our staff picks the best flicks on Hulu right now

From classics to blockbusters, Hulu offers some great films to its subscribers. Check out the best movies on Hulu, whether you're into charming adventure tales or gruesome horror stories.
Movies & TV

Stay inside this summer with the best shows on Hulu, including 'Castle Rock'

It's often overwhelming to navigate Hulu's robust library of TV shows. To help, we've put together a list of the best shows on Hulu, whether you're into frenetic cartoons, intelligent dramas, or anything in between.
Movies & TV

The best new movie trailers: ‘Glass,’ ‘Mortal Engines,’ ‘Pet Sematary’ and more

Everyone loves a good trailer, but keeping up with what's new isn't easy. To simplify things, we round up the best ones each week. On tap this week: New trailers for Pet Sematary, Glass, Mortal Engines, and other upcoming films.
Movies & TV

The best movies on Amazon Prime right now (October 2018)

Prime Video provides subscribers with access to a host of fantastic films, but sorting through the catalog can be an undertaking. Luckily, we've done the work for you. Here are the best movies on Amazon Prime Video right now.
Movies & TV

Best new shows and movies to stream: ‘The Haunting of Hill House’ and more

Need something to watch this weekend? Check out our list of the best new shows and movies to stream right now. On the list this week: The Haunting of Hill House season 1, The Romanoffs, and more.
Emerging Tech

Here’s all the best gear and gadgetry you can snag for $100 or less

A $100 bill can get you further than you might think -- so long as you know where to look. Check out our picks for the best tech under $100, whether you're in the market for headphones or a virtual-reality headset.
Home Theater

Dish Network or DirecTV: Which is the better choice for you?

So, you’ve chosen to go with a satellite television provider. Check out our quick rundown of what both Dish Network and DirecTV offer in terms of content, hardware, and pricing, and why you might choose them over streaming services.