Boardwalk Empire Review: "Gimcrack & Bunkum"

Violence seems to be the order of the day in this week's episode, "Gimcrack & Bunkum." The gruesome and emotionally harrowing scenes occasionally made me cringe and cover my eyes in shock. But all that brutality made this episode just as entertaining and enthralling as last week's.

The tides have changed for Jimmy, and he faced some humiliating tests of his leadership ability. Nucky forces the unprepared Jimmy to make an impromptu speech at the World War I memorial dedication, and Mr. Parkhurst uses his cane to scold Jimmy with a knock to the head. Each man thinks Jimmy is just an impertinent and disobedient kid. Read More...


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