‘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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Steve Buscemi a ‘Nervous Wreck’ Over Hosting ‘SNL’

Despite the fact that Steve Buscemi is a seasoned, Golden Globe winning actor, he’s still a “nervous wreck” over hosting “SNL” this weekend. Buscemi, who hosted once before 13 years ago, told Jimmy Fallon last night that he’s been waking up in the middle of the night “in a panic” about his upcoming live performance. […]

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‘Boardwalk Empire’ Star Michael Shannon on Van Alden’s Quest for Redemption

In less than 20 episodes, “Boardwalk Empire” bureaucrat Nelson Van Alden, played by Oscar nominee and current “Take Shelter” star Michael Shannon, has plummeted from righteous faith into the hedonism of drinking and prostitution. Atlantic City has taken him and turned him, and as of this Sunday’s episode, “Age of Reason,” he’s all but abandoned […]

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HBO Renews ‘Boardwalk Empire’ for Season 3

The moonshine will continue to flow for Nucky & Co.. HBO has renewed “Boardwalk Empire” for a third season. The second season of the Prohibition-era drama starring Steve Buscemi as Atlantic City criminal kingpin Enoch “Nucky” Thompson premiered to 2.9 million viewers last month. “Following a triumphant first season, I was eager to see what […]

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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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