Monthly Archives: March 2013

Full House: Django Unchained & The Wretched of the Cinema

FULL HOUSE is a new feature on LITHOC (@livingintheHOC) that dedicates itself to expanding our format of sociopolitical analysis beyond the lens of House of Cards and framing our commentary through classic and contemporary films. In our first installment we dive into … Continue reading

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Chapter 5: Peter Russo & The Spear of Destiny

Chapter 5: Directed by Joel Schumacher, written by Sarah Treem Follow us on Twitter: @livingintheHOC Power is as much about optics as it is about the practical maneuvering of military and economic might and infrastructure. Power can be crippling, leaving one … Continue reading

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House Keeping: The Weeks Ahead On LITHOC

Hope you politics, film and House of Cards junkies are holding up well and having as good a time as we are on Living In The House Of Cards (@livingintheHOC). Catching up with you all and letting you know what’s going … Continue reading

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Chapter 4: Part 2: The Good, The Bad and The C-Word

Chapter 4: Directed by James Foley, Co-written by Rick Cleveland & Beau Willimon Follow us on Twitter: @livingintheHOC The Man With No Politics We’ve established Frank’s apolitical nihilism centered on an ideology of power and control. Two compelling comparisons come to … Continue reading

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Frank Explains Why Money Is Fleeting & Power Is Forever

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House Call With Michael Kelly: On Working With Fincher, Returning Favours & Doing What It Takes As Doug Stamper

If anything is indicative of Michael Kelly’s (@michaeljkellyjr) versatility as a performer it’s how incredibly different he is from House of Cards (@HouseofCards) doppelgänger Doug Stamper. Immediately affable, humble and forthcoming in real life, Kelly conversely plays Stamper with the … Continue reading

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Chapter 4: Part 1: Of Mice And Women

Chapter 4: Directed by James Foley, Co-written by Rick Cleveland & Beau Willimon Follow us on Twitter: @livingintheHOC The deeper and farther we fall down the House of Cards (@HouseofCards) rabbit hole, the more inclined we are to believe that, while centred around … Continue reading

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