‘Boardwalk’ Season Finale: Is Jimmy a Goner?

So? What do you think, “Boardwalk Empire” fans? Will Jimmy Darmody make it to Season Three? That’s really the biggest question as we head into the gangster series’ season finale Sunday night (Dec. 11) at 9/8c on HBO. It’s the 12th and concluding episode of the show’s second season and the character of Jimmy (Michael […]

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‘Boardwalk Empire’ Preview: Gangsters Gone Wild

This week, “Boardwalk Empire” brings the violence. And that’s what gangster-film and TV aficionados hope for, isn’t it? You know what I’m talking about: Sure, all the scenes in which characters get “developed” — mainly through conversations and social interactions — are valuable. They move the storyline along and contribute to our understanding of the […]

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Inside Story: How HBO’s Brilliant ‘Boardwalk Empire’ Came To Life

In television, HBO is synonymous with the notion of quality and ambition, and every new series on the network creates expectations measured against the high standards set by past efforts such as ‘The Sopranos’ and ‘The Wire.’ The latest HBO offering, the sprawling Prohibition-era drama ‘Boardwalk Empire,’ debuts Sunday night, with a big pedigree bursting […]

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