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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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