Kit Harington and Emilia Clarke Sing in Chris Martin's Game of Thrones: The Musical (VIDEO)

Game of Thrones Star Warns Fans to 'Be Prepared for the Worst' in Season 5 Premiere

Take the themes of love, power and revenge – stir in two gruesome murders, a prophecy of death and enough sexual innuendo to burn down the whole of Westeros – and there you have the first episode of Game of Thrones season 5 (spoiler alert).

Game of Thrones Season 5 Premiere: 'There's Some Really Dark Stuff Coming'

Game of Thrones Preps Cast for 7th Season

Yes, George R. R. Martin, we know that every man must die. But that doesn’t make the deaths on Game of Thrones any less painful to watch. Fortunately, HBO just made sure that many of the fan favorites could stay around for a lot longer.

Nikolaj Coster-Waldau on The Other Woman, the Iron Throne and More

See This/Skip That: From The Other Woman to Locke

One man versus three women: That’s the box-office showdown this weekend, which pits Tom Hardy’s man-in-a-car solo showcase Locke against the jilted-gals comedy The Other Woman, starring Cameron Diaz, Kate Upton and Leslie Mann.

So what’s worth catching – and what are you better off skipping? PEOPLE’s movie critic weighs in on the week’s notable releases.

Nikolaj Coster-Waldau Shows Off Spanking Injury from Kate Upton

Game of Thrones Stars Get All Cleaned Up

HBO’s Game of Thrones features a roster of down and dirty men – guys like mud-soaked Jaime Lannister – but they clean up rather nicely.

The latest issue of VMAN magazine features the actor who plays Lannister, Nikolaj Coster-Waldau, looking more like Prince Charming.

Whether his King-slaying character is dirtied and beaten-down or scrubbed up for the palace, playing him is a joy, the actor says.

Game of Thrones: The Best Moments of the Season 2 Premiere

The long summer is ending, winter is coming, and don’t even think about spring. The second season of HBO’s thrilling fantasy drama Game of Thrones has arrived.

Episode one, “The North Remembers,” was a typically seat-of-your-pants, edge-of-your-seat tour of the geography of Westeros, from deserts to ice-bound forests, as we witnessed rival camps preparing to go to war for the Iron Throne.

Here are the developments (spoiler alert) that most intrigued me and will have me hooked for the whole season:

Game of Thrones Returns! Which Storyline Are You Most Anxiously Awaiting?

When Game of Thrones concluded its first season last June, viewers were left wondering about the fate its characters and their quest for the coveted Iron Throne.

Now, with the show’s highly anticipated second season premiering Sunday (9 p.m. ET) on HBO, Westeros watchers will finally get to see what will happen next for the kingdom’s most troubled citizens.

Here’s where the hit fantasy left off: