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House of Cards Season Five Episode Eight Recap & Review

Episode eight of House of Cards season five begins with a cold open depicting a strange ritual of the Washington elite. In attendance is Frank Underwood (Kevin Spacey), mingling around the red-robed politicians in attempts to swing the election, even though he believes he would be better suited in Ohio outright.

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Back in the White House, sitting President Claire Underwood (Robin Wright) is tasked with Continue reading House of Cards Season Five Episode Eight Recap & Review

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House of Cards Season Five Episode Seven Recap & Review

Interim President Claire Underwood (Robin Wright), being backseat-driven by former President Frank Underwood (Kevin Spacey), decides to execute a strike against a known ICO terrorist that America has sights on.

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With the election back on in Tennessee and Ohio, this and other factors play heavy in how the Underwoods are perceived. The other firepower they have is Continue reading House of Cards Season Five Episode Seven Recap & Review

House of Cards Season Five Episode Six Recap & Review

Claire Underwood (Robin Wright) is sworn in as acting president in the wake of a split vote for the presidency in Congress. This bizarre scenario is a clear foreshadowing to what Claire has been vying for for quite some time.

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The shake up in the White House also spurs action from Russia, and we are re-greeted by the presence of Continue reading House of Cards Season Five Episode Six Recap & Review

House of Cards Season 5 Episode 1 Recap & Review

At the beginning of Season Five of House of Cards, President Frank Underwood (Kevin Spacey) takes over Congress, literally stepping in where he is not allowed. Because abuse of power in the House of Cards war is only met with slight perturbation.

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With the repetition of “I will not yield,” the ultimate rallying cry of Frank Underwood’s slimy political persona, the President demands Continue reading House of Cards Season 5 Episode 1 Recap & Review