| Dec 3, 2012
| 3:25 AM
"Everyone dies. Not everyone keeps their promises."
The finale of "Boardwalk Empire's" third season provided more closure than excitement, capping off what has certainly been one of the worst years in Nucky Thompson's life.
After last week set the...
| Nov 12, 2012
| 4:16 AM
"Bible camp's cancelled." -- Gyp Rosetti
The rubble of Babette's Supper Club is still smoking and the echoes of last week's blast are still ringing in Nucky Thompson's ears.
An episode like "The Milkmaid's Lot" could have gone down a very reflexive...
| Oct 1, 2012
| 6:27 AM
"Life's better with friends." - Gyp Rosetti
Like most men, Nucky Thompson dreams about bacon. Unlike most men, he also dreams about dead choirboys. Yes, the whole "assassinating your surrogate son" thing is finally starting to catch up to Nucky, and it's...
| Jun 20, 2013
| 2:29 PM
One thing should be dispensed with up front: James Gandolfini, who shuffled off this mortal coil Wednesday at age 51, was not a style icon — nor was his most memorable character, Tony Soprano.
But if one speed-clicks through stills and screen-...
| Nov 26, 2012
| 4:56 AM
"I need a bath, some chow, and then you and me sit down, and we talk about who dies."- Al Capone
"Two Imposters" picks up no more than a couple hours after the crate containing Owen Slater showed up at Nucky Thompson's door. Right away, "Boardwalk...
| May 29, 2013
| 8:00 AM
It's no spoiler (hopefully) to note that in the world of television, sometimes even prominent characters and fan favorites meet an untimely end.
In this clip from the recent Envelope Emmy Roundtable, five heavyweight showrunners — Alex Gansa of...
| Apr 28, 2013
The 2013 Summer Movie Preview is a snapshot of films opening through the end of August. Release dates (for Los Angeles) and other details, as compiled by Oliver Gettell, are subject to change.
FOR THE RECORD:
Sneaks list: In the...
| Jul 11, 2013
Zero stars (out of four)
You know what? No.
I won't list a lot of the jokes in “Grown Ups 2” because pathetic cracks about Chia pets and “Droolio Iglesias” speak for themselves. I won't describe all the ways the characters mock...
| Dec 3, 2012
| 4:33 PM
Terence Winter wound the spring tight in Season 3 of Boardwalk Empire, each violent twist seeing a piece of Nucky Thompson’s East Coast criminal syndicate fall away and leaving the Atlantic City boss seemingly alone, friendless and on the lam from...
| Nov 30, 2012
| 4:33 PM
Updated Nov. 30, 2012, 12:31pm CT Dec. 21, 2012. There hasn't been so much interest in — and, in some cases, fear over — a date since 1999 and the impending approach of Y2K. Whether or not you believe in the supposed Mayan 2012 prediction that...
| Jul 19, 2012
| 4:52 PM
The nominees for top miniseries or movie are FX's "American Horror Story," HBO's "Game Change," History's "Hatfields & McCoys," HBO's "Hemingway & Gellhorn," BBC America's "Luther" and PBS' "Sherlock: A Scandal in Belgravia." "Game Change," a look at...