The Dying Light – House of Cards

How the absence of light is used as a symbol to show the loss of humanity in House of Cards, Season 2. I recently came across an article on how every shot in House of Cards is the same. The article focused on how scenes were lit and shot, specifically the blue and orange light that has[…]

Cinematography of Power – House of Cards

An analysis of cinematography and it’s role in conveying power and defining character relationships in House of Cards.  Politics is old men talking and young men dying, or so the saying goes. And yet for a series filled with scenes of brilliantly crafted dialogue, House of Cards is still at it’s very core mostly scenes[…]