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BOARDWALK EMPIRE Premier 9/19/10

Discussion in 'TV Show Talk' started by la24philly, Sep 12, 2010.

  1. iceturkee

    iceturkee DINFOS Trained Killer

    Apr 1, 2007
    nope, its not. just googled and that show is called luck.
  2. hilmar2k

    hilmar2k Hall Of Fame

    Mar 18, 2007
    I think the best drama to watch on Sunday's in Philly will be the Eagles' QB controversy once Kolb is healthy. ;)
  3. MysteryMan

    MysteryMan Well-Known Member DBSTalk Club

    May 17, 2010
    You mean melodrama! :D
  4. RasputinAXP

    RasputinAXP Kwisatz Haderach of Cordcuttery

    Jan 23, 2008
    You mean a usual Eagles season. :p
  5. la24philly

    la24philly Hall Of Fame

    Mar 8, 2010
    well at age 33 eagles trying to get something for mcnugget, sure wsh got lucky with dallas horrible offensive line.

    Eagles will probably have a crappy year, they just had like 4 injurys and kolb well obviously eagles in transition.

    SET your DVR's Now that way you won't forget it. sunday is 6 days away.

    im thinking about trying pizza huts new BIT ITALY PIZZA 18 SLICES
  6. armophob

    armophob Difficulty Concen........

    Nov 13, 2006
    Fort Pierce, FL
    I really enjoyed it. But I need to go back and watch it again. I spent so much time time trying to enjoy the scenery and set, that I dropped the story line enough to loose the characters and their historical significance.
  7. Sackchamp56

    Sackchamp56 Godfather

    Nov 9, 2006
    I agree. I loved the look of it. The colors were really cool. I'm not sure what shade of blue that rolls royce was, but I kept thinking how pretty it was.
  8. oldschoolecw

    oldschoolecw HarpoonIPA

    Jan 25, 2007
    Halifax, MA
    I think HBO has a winner, I loved the first episode
  9. Dario33

    Dario33 Godfather

    Dec 15, 2008
    Sunday's premiere pulled in 4.8m viewers (HBO promptly renewed it for a second season).
  10. Supramom2000

    Supramom2000 In Loving Memory of Onyx-2/23/09

    Jun 20, 2007
    Colbert, WA
    We really liked it too. But some of the dual scenes were really hard to follow. Like the comedian talking while an action scene was happening. It sort of distorted things for me.
  11. manxiemaxx

    manxiemaxx Cool Member

    Jul 12, 2009
    I really liked it. There are a lot of characters being introduced so I will have to watch it (1st episode) again.
  12. RunnerFL

    RunnerFL Well-Known Member

    Jan 4, 2006
    I liked it very much. I even learned something from the show.

    I never knew Henry Ford was a Nazi...
  13. pez2002

    pez2002 Hall Of Fame

    Dec 13, 2002

    the show is great i love it :)

    SPACEMAKER Freethinker

    Dec 11, 2007
    Mason, MI
    Love this show.

    And add me to the list of those who will be watching episode one again.
  15. la24philly

    la24philly Hall Of Fame

    Mar 8, 2010
    so guys what did everyone think of episode 1. I can't believe where seeing what al capone did before he became powerful.
  16. shadyridr

    shadyridr Legend

    Jan 25, 2007
    or the fact that they cast a 37 year old man to play a 21 year old capone
  17. armophob

    armophob Difficulty Concen........

    Nov 13, 2006
    Fort Pierce, FL
  18. Maruuk

    Maruuk Hall Of Fame

    Dec 4, 2007
    Weak stuff. Old Man Scorsese phoned it in. You see that incredibly cheezy fog effect on the boats? When they killed the Shroeder guy, they cut to him lying on the bottom in shallow water, then in the master, he's floating ON TOP OF THE WATER. That's just inexcusable for an HBO show, the Sopranos never suffered lazy mistakes like that.

    Love Buscemi as we all do, but he can't pull of a lead of this magnitude. It's unpleasant seeing him in bed with babes, just doesn't work. He weighs about 78 pounds and they have him beating up a guy twice his size. Embarrassing. Gandolfini made all that work. Buscemi was perfect as his weird cousin. That's what works for him, the weird character actor. Or the anti-hero in Ghost World or Trees Lounge. Not the charismatic lead role. Makes no sense.

    Michael Pitt and Kelly MacDonald are terrific. She's always great. But this is such tired, depleted ground. Between The Roaring 20's, The Untouchables, Pete Kelly's Blues, The Road to Perdition, and all the Eddie Robinson flicks this whole flapper rum-running gangster routine is shop-worn and frankly boring. Been there, done that. Way too many times.

    Buscemi has all the mob boss menace of an Arnold Stang in a Chunky's commercial.
  19. Paul Secic

    Paul Secic Hall Of Fame

    Dec 16, 2003
    HBO ordered the second season already.
  20. Maruuk

    Maruuk Hall Of Fame

    Dec 4, 2007
    Exactly what Michael Lombardo would do. Between True Blood waterskiing like the Fonz, Hung, Big Love, the miserable and tiresome Treme, and the show that's answers the question nobody was asking: Game of Thrones, and now this mess, HBO has many longing for the good old days of Rome, The Sopranos, Entourage (seasons 1-3 of course), Sex and the City, Deadwood and Six Feet Under (the first two seasons, it pulled a True Blood in season 3).

    I place The Pacific in limbo. Beautifully mounted, but brutally overlong, repetitious and tedious with little forward dramatic momentum. Certainly a passionate anti-war piece, but as drama, flat as a pancake.

    Chris Albrecht was the god of The Golden Years of HBO. After he left to get replaced by a beancounter, it's been nothing but waterskiing downhill.

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