Advertisements

Blog Archives

Boardwalk Empire: Eldorado


episode-56-1024

Well, that was both great and depressingly predictable.

**Click below if you’ve seen the final episode of Boardwalk Empire we’ll have a chat about it.**
Read the rest of this entry

Advertisements

Boardwalk Empire: Never Safe Again


Nucky Thompson

HBO’s Boardwalk Empire dove headlong into a full-scale gang war tonight. There were winners. There were losers.

Read the rest of this entry

Boardwalk Empire: A Man A Plan…


“Everybody has a plan until they get punched in the face.” – Mike Tyson

The characters on Boardwalk Empire spent most of this week’s episode plotting amongst themselves.

Now they have to live with the consequences

**Warning! Spoilers for “A Man, A Plan…”**
Read the rest of this entry

Boardwalk Empire: “Just Like They Used to Be”


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.”**

Read the rest of this entry

Boardwalk Empire: A Gangster in Full?


Jimmy Darmody’s admonition to Nucky Thompson in season one of HBO’s “Boardwalk Empire” that he could no longer be “half a gangster” has been a long-running theme on the series. Nucky tried to dance a line of respectability through most of the first two seasons, balancing his prohibition profiteer status with his position of respect in the community. Coming into this season off of Nucky’s murder of Darmody, his character arc has clearly been in question. Would we see the greasy politician with his fingers in unsavory places, or would we see Nucky pulled further into his darker dealings?

**Warning! Spoilers present in this article!**

Read the rest of this entry

Boardwalk Empire: Appetizers and Just Desserts


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….

Here is the spot where I warn you about spoilers.

Click below if you’ve seen the episode, or if you don’t mind knowing.

Read the rest of this entry

%d bloggers like this: