Eastwatch - Game of Thrones: Season 7, Episode 5 - Rotten Tomatoes



Critic Score

Critic Consensus: "Eastwatch" traded the fiery spectacle of Thrones' previous episode for a slow-burn approach, but nonetheless delivered some spectacular revelations and reunions.

Episode Info

Daenerys demands loyalty from the surviving Lannister soldiers; Jon heeds Bran's warning about White Walkers on the move; Cersei vows to vanquish anyone or anything that stands in her way.

Genre: Science Fiction & Fantasy
Network: HBO
Air Date: Aug 13, 2017
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Peter Dinklage
as Tyrion Lannister
Nikolaj Coster-Walda...
as Jaime Lannister
Lena Headey
as Cersei Lannister
Emilia Clarke
as Daenerys Targaryen
Aidan Gillen
as Petyr Baelish
Kit Harington
as Jon Snow
Diana Rigg
as Lady Olenna Tyrell
Sophie Turner
as Sansa Stark
Maisie Williams
as Arya Stark
Alfie Allen
as Theon Greyjoy
John Bradley
as Samwell Tarly
Liam Cunningham
as Davos Seaworth
Iain Glen
as Jorah Mormont
Kristofer Hivju
as Tormund Giantsbane
Jim Broadbent
as Archmaester Ebrose
Indira Varma
as Ellaria Sand
Richard Dormer
as Beric Dondarrion
Rory McCann
as Sandor "The Hound" C...
Paul Kaye
as Thoros of Myr
James Faulkner
as Randyll Tarly
Tom Hopper
as Dickon Tarly
Tim McInnerny
as Robett Glover
Richard Rycroft
as Maester Wolkan
Kevin Eldon
as Goldcloak
Julian Firth
as Archmaester Sandhu
Philip O'Sullivan
as Archmaester
Staz Nair
as Qhono
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Critic reviews for Eastwatch

Season 7 is definitely all over the place in terms of structure, and I have actual whiplash from the amount of information and shocking developments Eastwatch threw at us.

October 16, 2017 | Full Review…

At a moment when Game of Thrones has hurled its plot mechanics poetically into the sea, it's worth nothing that "Eastwatch" made up for all that with some really great conversations

September 1, 2017 | Full Review…
The Week

Nothing is ever quite so easy in Game of Thrones but here's hoping.

August 29, 2017 | Rating: 4/5 | Full Review…
Hindustan Times

A break from the format of tactical talking, reunions and then a big battle, this had just the first two, then some well-used moments to pause the story and let the characters interact

August 24, 2017 | Rating: 4/5 | Full Review…
Empire Magazine

It may have been a slow episode this week, but it was full of necessary stage setting, because this is going to be tremendous.

August 24, 2017 | Full Review…
The Stranger (Seattle, WA)

What the hour lacked in Drogon-fuelled destruction it more than made up for with bombshells, surprise reunions and chilling intimations of sisterly strife.

August 18, 2017 | Full Review…
Daily Telegraph (UK)

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