Review: 'Lilyhammer' Is Light But Worth A Look

Give Netflix credit for not saying Lilyhammer, its first original-content drama streaming all eight episodes starting today, will be a revolution for the industry or even the future of the company.

Instead, Lilyhammer is an odd little series with potential. It stars Steven Van Zandt, the E Street guitarist and former bit player on The Sopranos. Here he plays Frank "The Fixer" Tagliano, a New York mobster (surprise!) who does what his Silvio Dante character on The Sopranos would never do – flip on the mob (with a not very convincing reason) and ends up in the witness protection program. Where does he want to go? Lillehammer, Norway. He loved watching the Winter Olympics there in 1994 and believes nobody will find him there. His name will now be Giovanni Henrikson. Call him Johnny, he tells people. Read More...


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