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Boardwalk Empire (TV Series –)

Boardwalk Empire (TV Series –)
TV Series: Boardwalk Empire (TV Series –)(2011)[tt0979432] Set in the Prohibition era of the 1920s Boardwalk Empire is the story of Enoch "Nucky" Thompson, the treasurer of Atlantic County, Atlantic City, New Jersey. Due to his relationships with mobsters as well as political contacts, the Federal Government start to take an interest in him. His lavish lifestyle seems at odds with his position, and as well as his connections, there is prolific bootlegging in the area. Written byWellardRockard
Title Boardwalk Empire (TV Series –)
Release Date 1 February 2011 (UK)
Runtime
Genres Crime, Drama, History
Production Companies Home Box Office (HBO), Leverage Management, Closest to the Hole Productions
Steve Buscemi
Steve Buscemi...
 Enoch 'Nucky' Thomp...
Kelly Macdonald
Kelly Macdonald...
 Margaret Thompson ...
Michael Shannon
Michael Shannon...
 Nelson Van Alden ...
Shea Whigham
Shea Whigham...
 Elias 'Eli' Thompso...
Stephen Graham
Stephen Graham...
 Al Capone ...
Vincent Piazza
Vincent Piazza...
 Lucky Luciano ...
Michael Kenneth Williams
Michael Kenneth Williams...
 Chalky White ...
Paul Sparks
Paul Sparks...
 Mickey Doyle ...
Gretchen Mol
Gretchen Mol...
 Gillian Darmody ...
Michael Stuhlbarg
Michael Stuhlbarg...
 Arnold Rothstein ...
Anthony Laciura
Anthony Laciura...
 Eddie Kessler ...
Jack Huston
Jack Huston...
 Richard Harrow ...
Anatol Yusef
Anatol Yusef...
 Meyer Lansky ...
Brady Noon
Brady Noon...
 Tommy Darmody ...
Lucy Gallina
Lucy Gallina...
 Emily Schroeder ...
Josie Gallina
Josie Gallina...
 Emily Schroeder ...
Michael Pitt
Michael Pitt...
 James 'Jimmy' Darmo...
Aleksa Palladino
Aleksa Palladino...
 Angela Darmody ...
Paz de la Huerta
Paz de la Huerta...
 Lucy Danziger ...
Dabney Coleman
Dabney Coleman...
 Commodore Louis Kae...
Charlie Cox
Charlie Cox...
 Owen Sleater ...

Reviews

stuart_osborn on 22 September 2010
Boardwalk Empire is a period piece set in Atlantic City at the start of prohibition. The pilot is directed by Martin Scorsese in what looks to be a very large budget, with locations and costumes all looking superb.It focuses on Enoch 'Lucky' Thomson, played by Steve Buscemi, just as prohibition kicks in, and the start of bootlegging. Some would say a curious cast for the lead role as he is often best as a supporting character or just an out and out strange dude, but he glides through the first episode, with Scorsese choosing to show him as a man/potential gangster with a soft side, hinting at a meaner streak to come. The inevitable comparisons to Tony Soprano cannot be justified as it is just one episode and really a different kettle of fish altogether, although it is written by one of the Sopranos writers.The supporting cast roles are all filled with established actors but with some great roles going to the younger set, notably Michael Pitt (Funny games), Stephen graham (This Is England) and Kelly MacDonald (Trainspotting) it gives a sense that it is going to run for many years as these characters develop.As with all new series, it takes time to get the nitty gritty and give the audience a sense of belief and love for the characters. Some have said on here that the pilot is too slow, but in my opinion it moves along at a nice even pace with a great set up. The music throughout is also first class.Time will tell if it can eclipse the dizzy heights of The Sopranos or The Wire, but judging by intent of everyone involved, it may just make the top 3!

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