It’s no secret that Boardwalk Empire has a lot of secondary characters: so many, in fact, that it often takes several screen hours for the writers to follow up on promising threads introduced in any given episode. By now, HBO viewers know how patience can More »
When it comes to influence on Boardwalk Empire, few characters command more than Nucky Thompson. Tonight though, on " The Pony " Nucky was made to feel like a donkey when he deceived his way into an audience with Andrew Mellon. Nucky does not buck easy More »
The most compelling development of "The Pony" wasn't really a development, but more like a realization: Gillian might be Nucky's biggest threat. http://www.tv.com/news/boardwalk-empire-the-pony-review-boom-29995/ More »
In the opening scene Harrow and Gillian and her advisor Leander are at a funeral for “Jimmy,” the young man that Gillian drowned in her bathtub.
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HitFix's Alan Sepinwall reviews "The Pony," the November 4 episode of HBO's "Boardwalk Empire," in which Nucky, Van Alden and Gillian have had about all they can stand. http://www.hitfix.com/blogs/whats-alan-watching/posts/review-boardwalk-empire-the-pony More »
Spoiler alert: Do not read on if you haven't seen Season 3, Episode 8 of " Boardwalk Empire ," titled "The Pony."
And boom goes the dynamite. This season of "Boardwalk Empire" has at times felt like watching a slow-burning fuse, and in "The Pony," it fi More »
This week’s episode of Boardwalk Empire was all about the interloper. Owen and Margaret. Billie’s acting friend. Nucky and Mellon. Gyp and Billie. In between the interloping and explosive events, were very interesting advances for some of the characters More »