Boardwalk Empire Season Premiere Recap: Just Some Fun

It’s probably not fair to contrast any show on the air, right now, with Breaking Bad. But plenty of us are thinking a good bit about that other show right now anyway — and since being fair is not our main job when watching or talking about TV, let’s do a little compare and contrast anyway. Boardwalk Empire can be just as elaborately plotted (lots of stuff is always happening), though its symphony of whirligig action only very rarely feels as well executed as the one unfolding over on Vince Gilligan’s show. The surprise transitions on Boardwalk carry a jolt, for sure, but they also tend to lurch us forward with an awkward hitch.  Read More...


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