Oh, Eddie. I had a feeling that this would be his last season on Boardwalk Empire . I was so happy to see him survive being shot last season, but when he pushed Nucky for a promotion I suspected things would not end well. It wasn’t only that Eddie died, more
" Erikonig " was a fitting title for this week's episode of Boardwalk Empire, for several reasons.
Agent Knox touched on the Johann Wolfgang von Goethe poem while interrogating Eddie, which basically tells of a father whose son is killed while in his more
"Boardwalk Empire’s: “Erlkonig” is an episode of loss, as parent figures across storylines lose those like sons to them. Read More....
Boardwalk Empire ‘s “Erlkönig” takes its name from the Johann Wolfgang von Goethe’s poem, which translates to “The Elf King,” as recited by Knox and Eddie. The story is about an anxious boy who is being carried home by his father. The boy feels the pres more
An established TV characters death has the ability to leave you not only speechless but also heartbroken. Of course, an important characters death in other storytelling mediums can have leave an equally emotional reaction, but TV is special in that there more
When a character buys it on "Boardwalk Empire," it's rare that the viewer feels a true sense of loss. There are a handful of exceptions of course, but for the most part, given the era and the gangster themes, there's a "detached observer" quality to the s more