“One heartbeat away from the Presidency and not a single vote cast in my name. Democracy is so overrated.”
I’m back with my second review of House of Cards season 2. In the second episode of the Netflix series’ sophomore season, Frank dips his feet in the presidential arena of power plays and deceit as he’s officially sworn in as VP. Meanwhile, Claire deals with something from her past resurfacing and Lucas (Sebastian Arcelus) looks into the truth on his own. Continue reading
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Tagged Beau Willimon, David Fincher, Doug Stamper, Frank Underwood, Gerald McRaney, House of Cards, Jackie Sharp, Kevin Spacey, Michael Kelly, Molly Parker, Netflix, Netflix Original Series, Raymond Tusk, Robin Wright, Sebastian Arcelus, Washington DC, White House
Last year, in celebration of Netflix’s high-profile jump into original programming, I wrote a review of the first season of House of Cards. I loved it. It quickly became one of my favorite shows on television; a statement I find humorous considering it isn’t on conventional television.
As such, I have been very eagerly awaiting the February 14th premiere of season 2 of this groundbreaking political thriller. As a result of my eagerness, I’ve decided to review each episode of season 2 individually, as I view them. Continue reading
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Tagged Andrew Davies, Beau Willimon, Carl Franklin, Chapter 14, Claire Underwood, Constance Zimmer, David Fincher, Doug Stamper, Francis Underwood, Gillian Cole, House of Cards, Kate Mara, Kevin Spacey, Michael Dobbs, Michael Kelly, Netflix, Rachel Brosnahan, Robin Wright, Sakina Jaffrey, Sandrine Holt, Sebastian Arcelus