Kate Mara: 5 Fast Facts You Need to Know

Kate Mara plays an unscrupulous journalist on “House of Cards.” In real life, she comes from football royalty and shares the Hollywood spotlight with her younger sister.

Best of Netflix: Dysfunctional Thanksgivings

Thanksgiving is, in theory if not in practice, a time when families come together and celebrate the ties that bind. For some, however, those ties serve to keep one “captive, bound and double-chained,” to quote ol’ Jacob Marley (is it too early for Christmas?). Here are a few cinematic Thanksgiving celebrations that are more combative than “traditional.”

Best Of Netflix: Cast Against Type

You never thought you’d see them in roles like this, did you? Here we look at a few rather unexpected — and, for the most part, extremely successful — casting choices.

Full Release: DVD/Blu-Ray

This week’s new movies on DVD and Blu-Ray include The Imaginarium Of Dr. Parnassus, District 13: Ultimatum and more. Check our quick hits.

Full Release: Movies

It’s Christmas! The day when movie studios capitalize on nobody having to work but your friendly neighborhood projectionist by dropping a must-see blockbuster or two into the cinema. So if you’ve opened all your presents, why not open this, too?