We Have Better Writers

Kevin Spacey tells Stephen Colbert why House of Cards makes for better viewing than the drama issuing daily from the 'real' White House. "I do believe we have better writers." Season five binge-watching begins May 30. "I have to say, I think we've never been more relevant." http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=O7YKdjb5eBU Earlier thoughts on the House of Cards opening credits... Not just some anodyne … Continue reading We Have Better Writers

House of Cards, Sleight of Hand

Think the opening credits for House of Cards is just some anodyne tour around the nation’s capital? Not so. One minute into the 90 second clip the camera pans desolate tracks. It’s night. All is still, the music foreboding. A locomotive blows through timed to a sudden guitar chord---sound and vision merged for a dramatic … Continue reading House of Cards, Sleight of Hand