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Reliving The Most Heartbreaking Moments On 'Boardwalk Empire'

At once a period piece, mob story, and character drama, Boardwalk Empire (which you can stream on HBO NOW) focused on prohibition-era Atlantic City Treasurer Nucky Thompson, and from there widened its view to glimpse an intricate and vast criminal network over its five years on the air.  1,134 more words

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Top 5 TV Dramas of 2014: An alternative view (with video)

This was a very good year for TV drama.

Taken as a group, the year’s Emmy nominees for outstanding drama — Mad Men, House of Cards, Game of Thrones, True Detective, Breaking Bad and Downton Abbey — represented the small screen at its best, and most varied. 1,014 more words

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Boardwalk Empire, Season 5 (USA, 2014)

Directed by: Various. (DISCLAIMER: I like to talk freely on this blog, so if you haven’t seen the show yet, I’m going to talk about the ending… 497 more words

Enock Malachi "Nucky" Thompson

We will now take our first in-depth sartorial look at the centre of the Boardwalk Empire. Nucky Thompson’s style is a major part of both the show itself as well as all its associated global advertising campaigns. 1,109 more words

"First rule of politics, kiddo."

An agreement between amicable parties that quickly went sour due to unintended consequences.  As apt a description of the political aspect of Prohibition as its social and economical and criminal aspects.  183 more words

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In her recent memoir The Woman I Wanted To Be, Diane Von Furstenberg recounts the time in 1978 when she was on a flight from New York to Cleveland for a personal appearance to promote her iconic wrap dress. 515 more words

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