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02.08.2013 | | Posted at 06:09 PM
By David Luhrssen
 “House of Cards” is one of the most talked about new TV shows, not only because it represents Netflix’s foray into original programming, but for the Kevin Spacey’s brilliance as a Machiavellian political operator deep within the sanctums of power in Washington. Fans of British television will remember the original “House of Cards” from the 1990s, aired stateside on PBS. That seri...
07.08.2009 | | Posted at 12:00 AM
By David Luhrssen
Beyond the Sea was a labor of love for Kevin Spacey, but the film�s distribution amounted to a blink and miss proposition. Most of us missed it during its brief theatrical run. The 2004 film is out on DVD and will be shown July 10 on TV Guide Network. Spacey loves the music of Bobby Darin and his fondness shines through the story�s razzle-dazzle, on with the show theatrics as it traces Da...
Wednesday, April 2, 2008

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Counting Cards. 21 ways to fall short

Ben is a working-class Boston kid bicycling to school in an ivy-covered world of privilege. He gained entrance to MIT for pre-med and wants nothing less than Harvard Medical School. Harvard was his dream from childhood. He has the grades and the recommendations but not, as the admissions counselor puts it, “the dazzle” for a full scholarship. With his $8an-hour assistant manager’s job at a posh men’s clothing shop, he might be able to save enough for tuition by the middle of his next life on Earth.
03.28.2008 | | Posted at 12:00 AM

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By David Luhrssen
Ben is a working class Boston kid bicycling to school in an ivy-covered world of privilege. He gained entrance to MIT for pre-med and wants nothing less than Harvard Medical School. Harvard was his dream from childhood. He has the grades and the recommendations but not, as the admissions counselor puts it, �the dazzle� for a full scholarship. With his $8 an hour assistant manager�s job at a posh...

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