Scorsese proud of gangster show

Filed under: Boardwalk Buzz — Boardwalk Empire @ 7:01 pm

Martin Scorsese is proud of the show, and is sure it will have great appeal.

You make a deal. You figure out how much sin you can live with. It’s [about] the charting of the nature of this world, the underworld. And also the nature of America’s love affair with the gangster as a sort of tragic hero… loving the gangster for doing everything he can’t do, but wanting him to pay for it at the end.