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The Daily Beast: "HBO's Scorsese Sensation" (Boardwalk Empire)

Looking to find out more about HBO's period drama Boardwalk Empire, which launches later this month?

Head over to The Daily Beast, where you can read my latest feature, "HBO's Scorsese Sensation," in which I talk to the cast and crew of HBO's glittering and gripping 1920s drama Boardwalk Empire--including creator Terence Winter (The Sopranos), Steve Buscemi, and Kelly Macdonald--and take a look at the role that the gangster has played in the American consciousness for the last century or so.

The series is so strong--based on the six episodes that I've seen to date--that I believe that Boardwalk Empire and FX's Terriers (which premieres tomorrow) are the two strongest new series I've seen thus far.

So don't get left behind. Pour yourself a stiff drink (and whisper thanks that Prohibition is long over) and settle in as you're transported back to 1920 Atlantic City, a world populated by gangster, smugglers, cops, and widows. Head to the comments section to discuss your take on this fantastic and brilliant new series... and whether it's the heir apparent to HBO's network-defining shows like The Sopranos and The Wire.

I'll see you at Babette's...

Boardwalk Empire premieres Sunday, September 19th at 9 pm ET/PT on HBO.

Comments

Hadley said…
Really looking forward to Boardwalk and glad to hear that it's living up to the hype.

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