New Show Recap: Boardwalk Empire, 4.08, “Old King of Zion”

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While recent episodes have been pushing the themes of a changing of the guard, this episode had us remembering just who controls the empire. Like a line in the episode’s namesake suggests,“Waves were rough but that old ship kept sailing.”  There might be a new generation of gangsters and men of the badge waiting in the wings, but isn’t this … Read More

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New Show Recap: Boardwalk Empire 4×06, “The North Star”

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A melancholy Nucky waits in the train station cafe for someone. With each passing train, his coffee cup and saucer vibrate, moving slowly away from him. The waiter explains that it’s the trains and Nucky distractedly wonders, “…you go your whole life without noticing things…” When he looks up Margaret is walking towards him.

Norma Neufner, Lady OfficerNew Show Recap: Boardwalk Empire 4×06, “The North Star”

The Top 10 Best TV Opening Sequences

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Finally, the post you’ve all been waiting for — my personal opinion on the top 10 best opening sequences in television. These are loosely ranked from last to best, because I’m non-committal and I let my emotions get involved near the end:

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New Show Recap: Boardwalk Empire, “Acres of Diamonds”

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Following three seasons of the incredibly charming, though massively flawed Gillian Darmody as a staple of the show, she was a welcome returning character after being absent in Episode 2. After the almost-coup of last season culminating in a massacre in The Artemis Club, Gillian’s brothel, she’s left with no business to run and a bloody and abandoned house of … Read More

Norma Neufner, Lady OfficerNew Show Recap: Boardwalk Empire, “Acres of Diamonds”