Boardwalk Empire Review: Mommie Dearest

I don't even know where to start! "Under God's Power She Flourishes" was an amazingly powerful episode that managed to raise our expectations for the show (again!). My only complaint would be that so much happened this week that it's difficult to imagine what could possibly come next.

I guess it's best to start with the most compelling and unsettling storyline from the episode. Boardwalk Empire used flashbacks to bring the Jimmy-Gillian relationship to new levels of "ick." The majority of Jimmy's onscreen time took place in the past, which made the contrast between his younger idealistic self and the broken (only slightly older) version all the more apparent and tragic.  Read More...


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