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I Wish I Could Love Boardwalk Empire

  November 4th, 2013     Boardwalk Empire     1

On paper, Boardwalk Empire seems like it could be my favourite show. It’s made up of a bunch of different elements from a number of shows that I have fallen in love with over the years. The show is a 20th century period piece (Mad Men) on HBO (Game of Thrones) about gangsters (The Sopranos) starring a well-known character actor portraying an anti-hero (Breaking Bad). That sounds like it has the makings of one of the best shows of all time! Yet, for some reason, the show seems to fall short when compared to those masterpieces. Keep reading ›