EW Gives ‘Boardwalk Empire” a B+

Filed under: Boardwalk Buzz,Top Stories — Tags: , , — Rob Colding @ 10:13 am

A big, enjoyably nasty piece of work, Boardwalk Empire zooms in on Atlantic City in the 1920s. Prohibition has just gone into effect, and the city’s corrupt treasurer — Steve Buscemi’s oily, funny, nihilistic, knobbykneed Nucky Thompson — is handing out favors and calling in markers right and left. [Entertainment Weekly]