For a year, acclaimed British filmmaker Jeanie Finlay was embedded on the set of the hit HBO series "Game of Thrones," chronicling the creation of the show's most ambitious and complicated season. Debuting one week after the series finale, GAME OF THRONES: THE LAST WATCH delves deep into the mud and blood to reveal the tears and triumphs involved in the challenge of bringing the fantasy world of Westeros to life in the very real studios, fields and car-parks of Northern Ireland. Made with unprecedented access, GAME OF THRONES: THE LAST WATCH is an up-close and personal portrait from the trenches of production, following the crew and the cast as they contend with extreme weather, punishing deadlines and an ever-excited fandom hungry for spoilers. Much more than a "making of" documentary, this is a funny, heartbreaking story, told with wit and intimacy, about the bittersweet pleasures of what it means to create a world - and then have to say goodbye to it.Written by
At about the 3 minute mark, there's a shot of "detail reports" with character names hand-written in the corners in marker. The detail for Arya is spelled A-Y-R-A. See more »
Do you know what club sandwich means?
Chicken and Lettuce Under Bacon. I didn't know that. That's what that is.
Chicken and Lettuce... so it's an acronym?
Yeah. Chicken and lettuce under bacon.
You learn something new every day.
Boom. Every day is a school day, brother.
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I am not an hysterical fan, neither a millennial. This being said, I have seen a lot of extra material about movies or TV series in my life, but never something as bad as this one. It almost gives you the desire to stay away from the show. Between people moaning about how difficult it is to fulfil the job. Hey, you have the world's best magical job! Then you have this incredibly non chemistry between Emilia Clarke (one of the few from the cast you can actually meet in this documentary) and her hairstylist. She seems to ignore most of what the actor is trying to tell. It really makes you wonder about the real wibe of this team who made this show... And those pathetic "grownup" fans don't help to bring some intelligence to this documentary. A lot of aspects of the making is left out. You don't see anything about the GCI process but there is plenty of personal drama from the people who work there. And the highly interesting street food truck is of course a big part of it. And thank you for the nice touch with the musical illustration with Barry Manilow... You managed to make this documentary about the biggest TV show on Earth absolutely not worth seeing.
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