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February 3, 2013 2:57 PM Subscribe
House of Cards
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is a new original "TV" series that is not destined for any TV distribution channel. Instead, it was developed by, and is only available through, Netflix. Netflix posted the entire first "season," 13 1-hour episodes, on Friday. (Is this the new thing?)
Some of us, cough, watched the whole thing.
It's a political thriller with a pitch-black cynicism. Kevin Spacey stars as a congressional powerbroker who gets the short end of a deal and decides to go into business for himself. The show follows his machinations as he pulls more and more people into his orbit. Some will rise to power. Others will lose everything. David Fincher is executive producer and directed the first two hours. Adapted by Beau Willimon from a novel and earlier miniseries set in the Commons in Britain. Spacey and Fincher spoke with Dave Davies on NPR's Fresh Air