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A minimum for me a feature length is 1 hour and 30 minutes. I'd say most of the 1:20 ish ones had 1:16 in actual content (removing previously on titles).
Tons of movies clock in at under 90 minutes, and even though the "previously on" bits can eat up several minutes, feature credits are typically longer than the previously on and final credits combined. The show title sequence is probably equivalent to feature opening credits.

80 minutes is short for a feature, agreed, but only by around 5 minutes. 85 minutes including credits isn't unusual.

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Tons of movies clock in at under 90 minutes, and even though the "previously on" bits can eat up several minutes, feature credits are typically longer than the previously on and final credits combined. The show title sequence is probably equivalent to feature opening credits.

80 minutes is short for a feature, agreed, but only by around 5 minutes. 85 minutes including credits isn't unusual.
Just because there are some which are under 90 minutes, they are by far untypical of anything of feature length.

If it's a feature, and its less than 1:30, then fair enough.

If it's NOT a feature, but pretending to be like one, because of the length, when its not actually what is typically and normally feature length, then it's not feature length...

They aren't feature length, was the point. None of them were. Some seemed to trick me because there was a 15 minute making on stuck on the end, to seem like it was, but it was all in the end not a feature length, but an extended episode for 4 of the 6 episodes.

In the end, it is pretty representative of Game Of Thrones: promises something, which turns out to be a load of bollocks....
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That's fair enough, but again, you can't discount the previously on, title sequence, and ending credits for the show length but then count the opening titles / credits and closing credits for a feature film, which typically total around 10 minutes.

A typical 90-minute feature only has 80 minutes of actual movie, so when you say "1:16 in actual content (removing previously on titles)" you're comparing apples to oranges. In reality an episode with 76 minutes of content is only 4 minutes shorter than the typical content of a 90-minute feature. Criticizing this 4-minute shortfall feels like looking for something to complain about.





And during this entire exchange of ours, I keep hearing Maeby Fünke reading a negative review of her movie that includes "it's too long" and her saying out loud "It was 72 minutes, including credits!"

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MC Hodor!: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9Piaa7mgzjc
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I take it the redo season 8 petition did not work?
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You mean DJ Hodor.
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You mean DJ Hodor.
Do I?: https://www.urbandictionary.com/define.php?term=MC

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Better dialogue than season 8.
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Yes. An MC would be in the mic. Probably rapping. Which is what your link says. Hodor is DJing.
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I stand corrected... and neither DJing or MCing.
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Your favorite lines from the TV show?: https://boards.straightdope.com/sdmb...d.php?t=876821
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I stand corrected... and neither DJing or MCing.
Huh? He's clearly DJing.

Is there a reason you're being so difficult about this?
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I am not. I thought it was clear that ***I*** am neither DJing or MCing.
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I think I haven't seen this linked to yet -- Kit Harrington as Jon Snow apologizing to the audience for season eight: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4GdWD0yxvqw
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Alright, I normally wouldn't engage in the meme posting game, but this one got me. What a great scene that was, and what a contrast it shows between then and now.
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Ha! Yeah, that is a good contrast.
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Best moment: Kit Harrington didn't read his script before the first read through. So you get to watch him find out that
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Jon kills Danaerys



It's just a stunning moment, well worth watching.
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Just watched HBO's excellent miniseries Chernobyl. Three GOT alums make appearances:

Donald Sumpter (Maester Luwin/a Communist Party ideologist)
https://criticalhits.com.br/wp-conte...ld-Sumpter.jpg

James Cosmo (Jeor Mormont/a Soviet miner; blink and you'll miss him!)
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Michael McElhatton (Roose Bolton/a Soviet prosecutor)
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The Terror is finally on Prime. Its protagonist and antagonist are in Chernobyl, but more relevant it has Edmure Tully and Mance Rayder.
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I've recently been watching the miniseries Rebellion about the Irish Easter Rising in 1916, which features Barriston Selmy married to Catelyn Stark.
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GOT earns a record number of Emmy nominations: https://www.cnn.com/2019/07/16/enter...ons/index.html
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