Tag Archive: House of Cards

The Rise of the Planet of the Unlikable Protagonist

While watching this year’s Oscars I couldn’t help but notice the abundance of unlikable protagonists, particularly considering the winners of the Best Actor and Actress categories. Matthew McConaughey plays an extremely unlikable character… Continue reading

Louis C.K: Stand-Up and Its Place in Hollywood

For someone whose acting credits have previously included ‘man wearing Richard Nixon Mask’, ‘Sneezing Man’ and ‘Apple Tree’, outrageous comedian Louis C.K’s most recent ventures in to movie acting have been pretty awesome.… Continue reading

House of Cards: TV Politics vs Reality

More often than not political dramas on TV aim to distance themselves from addressing any contemporary real-world issues head on. However, upon finally getting round to finishing Season 2 of House of Cards… Continue reading

Why you should watch House of Cards immediately

“I have zero tolerance for betrayal, which they will soon indelibly learn.” – Frank Underwood Corruption. Revenge. Murder. No, it’s not another poorly scripted Nicholas Cage movie, but the incredibly well scripted Netflix… Continue reading

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