Boardwalk Empire Recap: Florida Made Him Do It


Nucky Thompson has often been an unusually undermotivated screen gangster — which is fine, in principle. But that quirk of antihero soul is developed and deepened in this episode by our seeing Nucky recognize this about himself. Back in Florida for most of this hour, after an abortive Penn Station layover attempt to reach out to Margaret — nicely played by Kelly MacDonald after a long absence (just the right amount of care for Nucky, and the certainty that she was right to leave him) — Nucky gives Sally the following mini-speech after a night of drinking and getting the straight dope (sort of) on the Florida real-estate shenanigans from Bill McCoy. Here’s Nucky on the subject of Nucky:  Read More...


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