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  • Netflix, 'House of Cards' and the limits of binge-watching junk

    Netflix, 'House of Cards' and the limits of binge-watching junk
    The oddest thing about the hit Netflix political thriller "House of Cards" is that its popularity -- according to many media watchers and even to some extent Netflix itself -- seems inextricably tied up with the way it gets viewed, rather than whether it's actually any good. 
  • Kevin Spacey's old-Hollywood values shape cutting-edge 'House of Cards'

    Kevin Spacey's old-Hollywood values shape cutting-edge 'House of Cards'
    NEW YORK — The green shoes. That’s what caught my eye as I sat down across from Kevin Spacey at the Regency Hotel last week and took a mental snapshot of his outfit before asking the first question. Neat, gray pinstriped suit, with a...

    U.S. House of Cards lacks soul [Commentary]

    U.S. House of Cards lacks soul [Commentary]
    In the original 1990's British version of "House of Cards," Francis Urquhart (Ian Richardson) is a conservative ideological extremist who rises through the political ranks by defeating one starry-eyed opponent after another. He is a cold-blooded...

    Beau Willimon's 'The Parisian Woman' to premiere in Orange County

    Beau Willimon's 'The Parisian Woman' to premiere in Orange County
    Since George Clooney turned his play "Farragut North" into the Oscar-nominated movie "The Ides of March," writer Beau Willimon has become a highly sought after talent by theater companies across the country.  His new stage drama, "The Parisian Woman,"...

    Watching a Netflix 'House of Cards' get built at the Baltimore Sun

    Watching a Netflix 'House of Cards' get built at the Baltimore Sun
    A few weeks ago, a group of actors dressed as reporters clustered near a cafeteria in The Baltimore Sun building. I had to take a second look to make sure they were actors and not visiting reporters or editors. But as I walked by, one asked me if I was in...