14 February 2013 1:31 PM, PST | Indiewire Television | See recent Indiewire Television news »

"House of Cards," the Netflix original political drama from David Fincher, Kevin Spacey and Beau Willimon that launched exclusively on the site on February 1st, has been an fascinating experiment both in terms of storytelling and as a business venture. It's a show that, in accordance with our DVRing/streaming habits, was released all at once and seems like it was made with that mode of consumption in mind, its episodes feeling more part of a 13-hour whole than single serve installments. And it's one that, like the cable series to which it is intended to be compared, feels very much defined by the vision of its creators, particularly the chilly, beautiful visual style set in the first two episodes, which were directed by Fincher himself. "House of Cards" is produced by Media Rights Capital, a film and TV production company whose past work includes "The Adjustment Bureau," "Ted," "The Box, »

- Alison Willmore

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