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Boardwalk Empire

The Complete First Season

(DVD - 2012)
Average Rating: 4 stars out of 5.
Boardwalk Empire
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A lavish period drama set in Atlantic City, following the life and times of Nucky Thompson, the undisputed political and criminal mastermind whose grip on power and control of the city's liquor supply is under constant threat.
Publisher: Burbank, CA : Home Box Office : Distributed by Warner Home Video, [2012]
ISBN: 0780669754
Branch Call Number: DVD TV B
Characteristics: 5 videodiscs (ca. 732 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.

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Feb 17, 2015
  • Monolith rated this: 5 stars out of 5.

Outstanding. Loved it. 8.7/10 on IMDb (as of this writing) is quite an endorsement, and I am on the same page. Buscemi shines as the surprisingly good hearted yet unflinchingly power driven and unapologetically corrupt political mogul Nucky Thompson. He's quite an enigma. And Kelly Macdonald's wholesome and unpolluted Margaret complements him nicely. One wonders to which side the other will concede to, good, or bad. Tremendous writing, character development, and casting. Bravo HBO. FIVE STARS.

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Awesome series! Well written and excellent acting.

Apr 11, 2014
  • kevfarley rated this: 5 stars out of 5.

Awesome entertainment ! ,..and an addictive guilty pleasure par excellence. Steve Buscemi's performance is hypnoticly facinating. Great production values make this series a Prohibition Ganster 'time machine' experience. What an ride it is to feel the impact that the criminalization of booze made on this entire era ! (... and Season 2 is just as good !) (4-11-14: 1)

Feb 22, 2014
  • Tj_Luck85 rated this: 5 stars out of 5.

This is a great series. I wish I had started watching it sooner.

Feb 01, 2014
  • MadisonParkMilo rated this: 3 stars out of 5.

Marginal in quailty of production compared to Game of Thrones or Borgias, do not start watching without getting hooked on watching the entire series!

Oct 25, 2013
  • MFJaume2688 rated this: 5 stars out of 5.

Great Series, and so well done to really capture the 1920s in such a manner that makes you feel that as if you are really there! Steve Buscemi really brings the whole thing together and the storyline is just amazing!

May 01, 2013
  • rab1953 rated this: 2 stars out of 5.

I guess this is okay for television, and it's great visually, but the script is silly and overwritten, the characters are unbelievable, and the actors are unconvincing. Sure, it shows the corruption and violence of the American political and economic system - and that's the only saving grace in the script - but the characters are superficial and seem to be acting mainly to work in a clever line or a plot turn. And the actors are as superficial as the script. When I look at a well produced television production (Downton Abbey, The Borgias), even with their over-the-top improbable plots, the scripts and the acting have depth and conviction that I don't see here. Boardwalk Empire just makes me roll my eyes when the characters do something that the writers think is smart.

Feb 22, 2013
  • microsoftHollister rated this: 5 stars out of 5.

Story of Monmouth, Ocean, Atlantic, and Cape May Counties.

worest show ever, watched the 2 hour pilot and brought the dvd back to the library, can not understand how this show could be such a big hit.

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