After two extremely impressive and gripping episodes, Boardwalk Empire slows things down a bit with this week's "The Age of Reason." While there wasn't a lot of violence or emotional suspense, the episode really helped build the show's narrative toward the ultimate climax - a real showdown between Nucky and Jimmy. It's what we've all been waiting for, and I think Jimmy is finally becoming a more challenging opponent for Nucky.
Despite always seeming like a strong, independent character, Jimmy has usually been dependent on his connections, both familial and business-oriented, to maintain his position and to add a little muscle to his endeavors. However, now he is moving beyond the help of his mother and father, taking real advice on how to be a successful leader. Read More..