House of Cards - Season 2 2014 CC

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The Underwoods continue their ruthless rise to power. New alliances form while old ones succumb to deception and betrayal. Francis and Claire must battle threats past and present to avoid losing everything.

Starring:
Kevin Spacey, Robin Wright
Rental Formats:
DVD, Blu-ray

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Discs
  • House of Cards - Season 2 - Disc 1 ages_18_and_over
  • House of Cards - Season 2 - Disc 2 ages_18_and_over
  • House of Cards - Season 2 - Disc 3 ages_18_and_over
  • House of Cards - Season 2 - Disc 4 ages_18_and_over
Runtime 10 hours 36 minutes
Starring Kevin Spacey, Robin Wright, Kate Mara, Michael Kelly, Molly Parker, Mahershala Ali, Michael Gill
Director Carl Franklin, James Foley, John Coles
Genres Drama
Studio Sony Pictures Home Ent.
Rental release 14 July 2014
Main languages English
Dubbing French
Subtitles Arabic, Danish, Dutch, English, French, Finnish, Hindi, Norwegian, Swedish
Hearing impaired subtitles English
Discs
  • House of Cards - Season 2 - Blu-ray - Disc 1 ages_18_and_over
  • House of Cards - Season 2 - Blu-ray - Disc 2 ages_18_and_over
  • House of Cards - Season 2 - Blu-ray - Disc 3 ages_18_and_over
  • House of Cards - Season 2 - Blu-ray - Disc 4 ages_18_and_over
Runtime 10 hours 36 minutes
Starring Mahershala Ali, Michael Gill, Kate Mara, Kevin Spacey, Molly Parker, Michael Kelly, Robin Wright
Director John Coles, James Foley, Carl Franklin
Genres Drama
Studio Sony Pictures Home Ent.
Rental release 14 July 2014
Main languages English
Dubbing German, French
Subtitles Arabic, Finnish, Norwegian, Swedish, German, Danish, Dutch, French, Hindi, Turkish
Hearing impaired subtitles English

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4 of 4 people found the following review helpful By Mr Midas on 23 July 2014
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Absolutely brilliant Machiavellian politics. Spacey and Robin Right are scary and glacial in their deliberations. Strong support from the rest of the cast.
This is overdose territory for me - cannot just watch one episode!
Also, a very well constructed soundtrack, atmospheric and dynamic with stellar photography to match.
Can't wait for series 3.
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19 of 23 people found the following review helpful By Sue Kichenside TOP 500 REVIEWER on 22 April 2014
Format: DVD
Review of content. No plot spoilers.

I can't explain one of my main reasons for vastly preferring this over the first season without going into a pivotal plot point that occurs early on in the proceedings.

What I *can* say is that in season 2, Spacey settles down and grows into the role of Frank Underwood, playing the part in a far more nuanced, far less hammy way. Fans of his Machiavellian methods will be delighted to hear that he is still as devious and as ruthless as ever. Ditto his wife Claire (a compelling performance from Robin Wright).

All in all, a thoroughly enjoyable exploration of ambition at the heart of power in the company of the Underwoods who never once take their eyes off The Ultimate Prize. Unmissable.
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This is a brilliant series- as good in a different way from the UK series. Kevin Spacey is a fantastic actor- he has a compelling stillness in his two very different roles in 'The Negotiator' and' the Usual Suspects' he can be chilling- as in 'Seven' or touching 'The Shipping News' . As Frank in 'The House of Cards' he is truly evil yet there is sometimes a spark of humanity and as he raises and eyebrown in a playful aside the audience is drawn in. Robin Wright is also brilliant- again there is sometimes a vulnerability but the way she manipulates those around her and uses her ex-lover to protect her then ruthlessly destroys him by turning the tables to make him the fall guy. These two have reached the peak in the White House- I can't wait to witness their destruction in the final series. The audience cries out for come- uppance.

When I saw there was an American series I wondered why-and how it would match up. Michael Dobbs and the writers have delivered in spades- buy the two series and prepare for an epic viewing experience.
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By S. Broadbent VINE VOICE on 5 Aug 2014
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A sharp, American, political drama that is as good as it gets.
Kevin Spacey is chillingly brilliant as the man who wants to be President at any price.
This includes blackmail, theft, deception, duplicity and even murder.
The twists are clever and you do not see the outcome until it has arrived.
This is based upon the U.K. version of the 1990's with the same writer involved in both.
I hate to say this, but this version is better than the U.K. show which is a rare achievement.
Thankfully Michael Dobbs (Writer of the 1990 series) kept in the little asides where Spacey turns directly to camera and narrates what he is thinking.
In short this is like a spicy, Vindaloo version of the West Wing, there is even a little sex and dark humour as well.
if you have not seen this you are in for a treat, but make certain you have seen the first series before this one.
Series two is better than One, i can't wait for the third season. Great Series
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5 of 6 people found the following review helpful By Young Alex on 29 Jun 2014
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Just as good as the first season, maybe even a little better as some shocking and surprising stuff happen in this season. Kevin Spacey and Robbin Wright are brilliant in this and have gotten even more evil in this season. Can't wait till season three.
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1 of 1 people found the following review helpful By the Knight on 9 July 2014
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...that it will probably be months and months before series 3 comes out on DVD. I was ecstatic when series two was available after waiting a couple of months after finishing seeing the equally brilliant series 1, and it did not disappoint!
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1 of 1 people found the following review helpful By Spud on 22 July 2014
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If the first series was marvellous this is even better. From Kevin Spacey and Robin Wright the whole cast is nothing short of superb. If this was a movie Oscars would be a foregone conclusion. Lets hope for another series and soon.
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1 of 1 people found the following review helpful By Blackisleboy on 17 July 2014
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By a country mile one of the best political dramas ever on TV. The acting is first class as is the script writing and far darker than the original British series from which it is adapted. Get it now and enjoy.
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