Category Archives: House of Cards

House of Cards Season 5 Review: The Death of Reason

“Welcome to the death of reason,” Frank says glaring into the camera late in House of Cards‘ fifth season. For the show, that may have happened a few seasons ago, but for the

House of Cards Season 4 Review: Political Insanity From Start to Finish

Funny what can change in a year. As House of Cards‘ second and third season devolved into more unrealistic, Shakespearean melodrama, American politics has seemed to catch up. The man leading the polls

House of Cards Season 3 Review: A Second Take

The fascinating rise and fall of Frank Underwood.

House of Cards Season 3 Review: Heroes and Villains

Netflix’s Shakespearean political drama is back and, with Frank as president, bigger than ever. But the show’s third season puts each of its main characters under a moral microscope, eventually drawing lines

Golden Globes 2015: TV Predictions

As Amy Poehler remarked during her first Globes hosting gig with Tina Fey two years ago, “Only at the Golden Globes do the beautiful people of film rub shoulders with the rat-faced

Top 10 TV Shows of 2014

Welcome to the end of the year, where we here at The Filtered Lens have all sorts of lists for you to swoon over and compare with your own. As usual, both

Emmy’s 2014: Snubs, Surprises, and Predictions

Happy Emmy Thursday Filtered Lens Readers! The Nominees were announced early this morning by The Voice host Carson Daly and Mindy Project‘s own Mindy Kaling. Below, you’ll find our take on the biggest snubs,

The Top 5 TV Shows of 2014 So Far

Happy July! Amazingly, 2014 is already half over, which means we’ve whipped up some lists here for you guys. Since a ton of great TV has already come and gone over these

House of Cards Season 2 Review: A Second Take

Ok look, all of us here at The Filtered Lens were so excited for House of Cards so we’re just going to have two reviews. But be warned, this review contains spoilers for the

House of Cards Season 2 Review: Welcome (Back) to the Jungle

Netflix’s riveting Capital Hill drama is back with another season of political chess. With raised stakes and a ferocious intensity, these are 13 episodes you don’t want to miss. (Warning: Major spoilers