Well, that was both great and depressingly predictable.
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Everybody on HBO’s “Boardwalk Empire” took advantage of Easter 1923 to take stock of where their lives are as opposed to where they had been. In some cases this meant desperately trying to return to normalcy, while in others it meant realizing that things had to change forever. “The more things change, the more they stay the same?” ehhh…Maybe.
**Spoiler Warning!! This article will discuss details about “Sunday Best.”**
Oh, Boardwalk Empire, how I’ve missed you. You’ve got more twists than a barrel full of pretzels.
The prohibition era gangster drama finished its second season back in December in a pile of bodies. Series regulars got bumped off in each of the season’s last three episodes, with second lead Michael Pitt’s Jimmy Darmody taking the fall for his half-assed duplicity as the eventual topper. The cascade of recognizable character deaths appears to have boosted the show’s water cooler status, so….
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Last week I called the writers of “Boardwalk Empire” to task for trotting out a tired and hurtful trope while disposing of one of their featured characters. This week they aimed a little higher in their influences. Louis “The Commodore” Kaestner was the victim this time, and the results were bizarre, but strangely satisfying.