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The Queen's Justice 

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Jon and Daenerys finally meet. Cersei gains a new ally. Sansa receives an unexpected visitor. Sam is confronted for his actions.

Director:

Mark Mylod

Writers:

George R.R. Martin (based on "A Song of Ice and Fire" by), David Benioff (created by) | 3 more credits »
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Episode cast overview, first billed only:
Peter Dinklage ... Tyrion Lannister
Nikolaj Coster-Waldau ... Jaime Lannister
Lena Headey ... Cersei Lannister
Emilia Clarke ... Daenerys Targaryen
Kit Harington ... Jon Snow
Aidan Gillen ... Petyr 'Littlefinger' Baelish
Liam Cunningham ... Davos Seaworth
Carice van Houten ... Melisandre (as Carice Van Houten)
Sophie Turner ... Sansa Stark
Nathalie Emmanuel ... Missandei
Indira Varma ... Ellaria Sand
Alfie Allen ... Theon Greyjoy
John Bradley ... Samwell Tarly
Isaac Hempstead Wright ... Bran Stark
Conleth Hill ... Lord Varys
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Jon and Daenerys finally meet. Cersei gains a new ally. Sansa receives an unexpected visitor. Sam is confronted for his actions.

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

30 July 2017 (USA) See more »

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Dolby Digital | Dolby Atmos (Blu-ray release)

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1.78 : 1
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Trivia

The first appearance in the series of Highgarden, the castle seat of House Tyrell. See more »

Goofs

Jon tells Daenerys that her father burned his uncle and grandfather alive. Aerys indeed burned Rickard Stark alive, but did not burn Brandon Stark - he was strangled. See more »

Quotes

Olenna Tyrell: [referring to Widow's Wail] That was Joffery's sword, wasn't it? Not that he ever used it. What did he call it?
Jaime Lannister: Widow's Wail.
Olenna Tyrell: He really was a cunt, wasn't he?
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References Game of Thrones: The Prince of Winterfell (2012) See more »

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Regal justice
20 April 2018 | by TheLittleSongbirdSee all my reviews

Came to 'Game of Thrones' fairly late in the game and due to being so busy the binge-watching was gradual. Have found myself truly loving the show, very quickly becoming one of my favourites. It totally lives up to the hype and not only does it do the brilliant source material justice (a rarity in television) it is on its own merits one of the finest, most addictive and consistently compelling shows in recent years and quality-wise it puts a lot of films in recent years to shame.

While mostly liking "Dragonstone" and "Stormborn", the previous episodes of Season 7, they were of the "starting the season promisingly and decently but not entirely satisfyingly" kind. "The Queen's Justice" is quite a big improvement, and definitely one of Season 7's better episodes as can be seen by it being one of the best-received episodes of the season. It may not be 'Game of Thrones' at its very best or quite prime 'Game of Thrones', but it very nearly is.

"The Queen's Justice" starts off a little too slowly perhaps and Euron is still not particularly well written.

It is well worth the watch however for a lot of things. The Jon and Daenerys scenes have a lot of passion and intensity, there is a lot of tension and emotion and the climactic scenes are just riveting and sees a great character go out in style. In an episode that largely is a perfect mix of intricate character writing and interaction and pointed action.

It follows on from the previous two episodes setting things and putting it all into place, and expands on them and even more. Things are more eventful than before, more intricate, have more tension in the character relationships, characters and storylines show better progression, there's very little if at all padding and nothing really jars.

All the acting is on point, with Diana Rigg in particular giving the season's first proper tour-De-force performance.

Visually, it looks amazing, as one would expect for 'Game of Thrones'. The scenery is throughout spectacular, the sets are hugely atmospheric and beautiful on the eyes with a real meticulous eye for detail and the costumes suit the characters to a tee. The make-up is beautifully done. As well the cinematography and editing, which are cinematic quality as well.

One cannot not mention the thematically, orchestrally and atmospherically multi-layered music scoring and the unforgettable main theme. Again, worthy of a high-budget fantasy/action/drama film.

Layers, passion and sensitivity galore in the writing as well. The characters are very compellingly written and the interaction is handled intelligently. Most of the episode is very well paced and tight when it gets going.

Overall, great. 9/10 Bethany Cox


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