At one point during “Chapter 22,” Adam tries to impress upon Remy the gravity of his situation: “This is my life you’re fucking with.” Remy, impassive: “You and I are just pawns, Mr. Galloway.”
In House of Cards, everyone is just a pawn more
Apparently while working on this episode, the eighth of season two, someone in the House of Cards writers’ room stood up and said, “Oh my God, we only have five more episodes after this one and we still haven’t included nearly enough sex in our narrative. more
This episode begins with an attack ad, which is fitting because my recap starts with an attack. Unlike Doug on a weird side plot with prostitutes, I do not waste any time. How the hell did President Walker get elected in the first place? I find it more
It’s time to discuss yet another House of Cards episode that focused on the ongoing political sniping between Frank Underwood and Raymond Tusk, while laying on the legislative and legal jargon as thick as the sauce on a rack of Freddy’s ribs. But u more
The Frank-Tusk battle came to a head as America faced a sudden energy crisis and Lucas reached out for help. Read More...
Although many people will have finished House of Cards ‘ second season days ago, many others will be tackling it at their own paces over the next few months. In a hugely competitive TV landscape last year, my experience was sitting down and enjoying the more
While House of Cards is sometimes able to put on the facade of being thirteen different units rather than just one, long story each season, Beau Willimon’s writing staff is still so comfortable with the freedom of the Netflix model that constructing a s more
"Chapter 18" returned to the Chinese negotiations, and everything came crashing down for Lucas. Read More...