Mild spoilers ahead for Us, proceed with caution if you haven’t seen it yet.
Here’s a different song of ice and fire, compliments of Us star Lupita Nyong’o.
For reasons that aren’t explained — and whatever, who cares, this is great — Nyong’o took to Twitter on Sunday to do a little analysis. The Us star is caught in the grip of Game of Thrones fandom, just like everyone else. And because loving Game of Thrones involves thinking about Game of Thones constantly, Nyong’o has some Thoughts.
Specifically, she feels there are cinematic and textual links to be found between the Tethered in Jordan Peele’s March 2019 hit and the soon-to-be-completed HBO series’ White Walkers. You might or might not agree, but talking it all out is a good way to kill time while we count the hours together until the next Thrones episode. Read more…