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Boardwalk Empire: Season 1

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03 January 2012
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From the moment the titles roll on the Martin Scorsese-directed pilot, this establishes itself as the most cinematic show on TV. Visually, it's stunning, and the cast (headed by Steve Buscemi) could easily grace one of Marty's big-screen epics. Focusing on New Jersey crime syndicates in Prohibition-era America, it often invites Sopranos comparisons, and like that show the first season feels like a launching pad for grander things.


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tp://www.imdb.com/title/tt0979432/episodes?season=1& ;ref_=tt_eps_sn_1]Boardwalk Empire - Season 1atched this season for the second time. All the ingredients that HBO is famous for are once again present here: strong storylines, a great cast (with finally a leading part for Steve Buscemi who seems to be made for this role), a brilliant eye for detail (especially in the set design and costumes). It all fits so well together, everything is right. The first season was highly enjoyable from st... More

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