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House of Cards About to Drop

Something you rarely hear in regards to David Fincher is how his work has a way of existing inside a whirlpool, slowly spinning into an inevitably crushing revelation. The director’s early films, specifically Panic Room and The Game, were particularly … Continue reading

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Fincher and Netflix Unveil House of Cards Preview

When the best show on “television” actually streams from the Internet, wins an Emmy for Best Drama, and the nation can’t stop talking about it, will the game be officially changed? It’s impossible not to think about this watching the … Continue reading

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Planning Coincidence: The Game (1997)

The Game is a mind-bending metaphor for the bizarre and dirty side of American life where everything’s coincidence and everything’s destiny. A Titanic-sized ship couldn’t house the newspaper clippings about the corruption through bad business practices that have come to … Continue reading

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Harris Savides (1957-2012)

Working with some of America’s most challenging directors, such as Van Sant, Fincher, and Baumbach, Harris Savides created a diverse palette of provocative images. Defying any one style, what always struck me about Savides’ work was his unique ability to … Continue reading

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House of Cards Comes to Netflix February 1st

Oh, the irony of the name. Except that it isn’t web-based television content but the old-fashioned boob tube television that has all but fallen under the weight of its own house of cards. If you’ve caught Hulu’s Battlegound, then you … Continue reading

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Dragon Tattoo & Tinker Tailor: What’s Inside a Spy?

Increasingly western filmmakers have grown fascinated with technology, science, and the creation of mechanisms used to help us or, in most cases, destroy us. Christopher Nolan’s narratives spend much of their screen time proclaiming schemes and rules that the characters … Continue reading

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