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Re: Boardwalk Empire

Postby Geezer on Mon Oct 11, 2010 4:16 pm

http://www.aolradioblog.com/2010/09/20/ ... iler-song/
In case anyone else liked the opening song it's 60 Feet Tall by Dead Weather. I had never heard any of their stuff before.

I wondered who the Sheridan character might represent; could be Dion O'Bannion or a composite of Northside guys Capone eventually rubbed out.
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Re: Boardwalk Empire

Postby tifosi77 on Mon Oct 11, 2010 6:38 pm

canaan wrote:
tifosi77 wrote:"Well.... we ain't buildin' no bookcases."

:thumb: what an awesome scene.

There is something deeply unsettling about violent, angry men who are able to remain quiet and calm. (Think Michael Corleone talking to Carlo at the end of the first Godfather, or Marcellus Wallace talking about bringing the pliers and blowtorch to bear on Zed) You can almost smell the fury pouring out of their souls.

Geezer wrote:http://www.aolradioblog.com/2010/09/20/the-boardwalk-empire-trailer-song/
In case anyone else liked the opening song it's 60 Feet Tall by Dead Weather. I had never heard any of their stuff before.

The song is fine, I just don't think it fits the show at all.
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Re: Boardwalk Empire

Postby llipgh2 on Mon Oct 11, 2010 7:49 pm

I want Chalky to find out Doyle set him up to be whacked. Doyle creeps me out.
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Re: Boardwalk Empire

Postby Geezer on Mon Oct 11, 2010 9:17 pm

tifosi77 wrote:
canaan wrote:
tifosi77 wrote:"Well.... we ain't buildin' no bookcases."

:thumb: what an awesome scene.

There is something deeply unsettling about violent, angry men who are able to remain quiet and calm. (Think Michael Corleone talking to Carlo at the end of the first Godfather, or Marcellus Wallace talking about bringing the pliers and blowtorch to bear on Zed) You can almost smell the fury pouring out of their souls.

Geezer wrote:http://www.aolradioblog.com/2010/09/20/the-boardwalk-empire-trailer-song/
In case anyone else liked the opening song it's 60 Feet Tall by Dead Weather. I had never heard any of their stuff before.

The song is fine, I just don't think it fits the show at all.

I agree doesn't seem to fit; I just liked it.
As far as scenes where violent men show a cold fury I always liked Clint's scene in Unforgiven when William Munny finds out they killed his friend Ned Roundtree and put him on display.
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Re: Boardwalk Empire

Postby the wicked child on Mon Oct 11, 2010 9:18 pm

Interview with Michael Kenneth Williams. Spoilers from last night's episode.

http://www.hbo.com/boardwalk-empire/cast-and-crew/chalky-white/interview/michael-kenneth-williams?cmpid=ABC152+
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Re: Boardwalk Empire

Postby canaan on Tue Oct 12, 2010 7:49 am

llipgh2 wrote:I want Chalky to find out Doyle set him up to be whacked. Doyle creeps me out.

ive been using doyle's laugh around the house--wife is not amused. heheheheh
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Re: Boardwalk Empire

Postby tifosi77 on Tue Oct 12, 2010 10:11 am

Yeah, in a cast of characters where 'creepy' is not in short supply, that laugh separates Doyle from the pack.....!
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Re: Boardwalk Empire

Postby jwienand on Tue Oct 12, 2010 10:33 am

Just caught up with the last 2 shows. This is my new favorite show :thumb:
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Re: Boardwalk Empire

Postby shmenguin on Tue Oct 12, 2010 1:10 pm

tifosi77 wrote:The song is fine, I just don't think it fits the show at all.


which is fine by me. the music that's played during the show gives me headaches. it's the period, i know...but good god is it annoying
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Re: Boardwalk Empire

Postby llipgh2 on Sun Oct 17, 2010 11:59 pm

Tonight's episode (10/17) started slowly, but ramped up as the show progressed.

The last 10 minutes, especially the final minute....WOW!!!!!
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Re: Boardwalk Empire

Postby Letang Is The Truth on Mon Oct 18, 2010 7:37 am

This episode was lame. Struggled staying awake
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Re: Boardwalk Empire

Postby AlexPKeaton on Mon Oct 18, 2010 8:50 am

This show is just good enough to keep me watching but a lot of the storylines are tiresome. Jimmy and Margaret bore me.
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Re: Boardwalk Empire

Postby shmenguin on Mon Oct 18, 2010 9:05 am

more like boredwalk empire. amiright? eh? eh?

but seriously...this show hasn't really lived up to the promise of the first episode. i think the biggest issue is that nucki (sp?) isn't really a compelling character. the secondary folks (rothstein, capone and the fbi guy) are much more entertaining. and jimmy's really stalled. bleh.
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Re: Boardwalk Empire

Postby llipgh2 on Mon Oct 18, 2010 9:44 am

AlexPKeaton wrote:This show is just good enough to keep me watching but a lot of the storylines are tiresome. Jimmy and Margaret bore me.


Jimmy bores me, but I think it's more because the guy playing him isn't a particularly good actor. He is soooooo dull, and his acting in monotonous.
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Re: Boardwalk Empire

Postby canaan on Mon Oct 18, 2010 10:06 am

last night was a pretty decent filler episode. hatchetface and her laudanum addiction was pretty entertaining. this show should've been centered around chalky white, though.

the show needs to start digging into the awesomeness that is Rothstein.
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Re: Boardwalk Empire

Postby cheesesteakwithegg on Mon Oct 18, 2010 10:34 am

Yeah, last night's episode was pretty boring. Its the first episode that I have been disappointed with.
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Re: Boardwalk Empire

Postby tifosi77 on Mon Oct 18, 2010 2:00 pm

Didn't particularly like last night's episode. Too many story lines played out in odd ways, especially the bit in the final scene. That was potentially a jump-the-shark moment.

Jimmy's fine, the writers just haven't given him anything interesting to do.... yet.

The more they show Jimmy's mom, the creepier she gets.

Spoiler:
My wife's theory is that Jimmy's wife is actually doing the 'Bohemian' thing by hooking up with the photographer's wife. That would be sweet.
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Re: Boardwalk Empire

Postby llipgh2 on Mon Oct 18, 2010 2:16 pm

tifosi77 wrote:Didn't particularly like last night's episode. Too many story lines played out in odd ways, especially the bit in the final scene. That was potentially a jump-the-shark moment.

Jimmy's fine, the writers just haven't given him anything interesting to do.... yet.

The more they show Jimmy's mom, the creepier she gets.

Spoiler:
My wife's theory is that Jimmy's wife is actually doing the 'Bohemian' thing by hooking up with the photographer's wife. That would be sweet.



I didn't think last night ending jumped the shark because

Spoiler:
Even though Nucky is attracted to Margaret, this was a "get her in line" lay. He sees her as a potential threat. He knows she tipped off the Feds. He needed to do something to defuse the threat. He gave he what he thinks she wanted.

As for Jimmy's g/f (they aren't married), I think it's a threesome. But since the man is a photgrapher, would that make it a tripod? :lol:
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Re: Boardwalk Empire

Postby tifosi77 on Mon Oct 18, 2010 4:54 pm

Okay, more spoiler discussion.....

Spoiler:
I think one reason that I have a hard time buying into the consummation of the Nucky/Margaret relationship is that the notion of anyone choosing to have sex with someone who looked like Steve Buscemi for anything other than seems somewhat difficult for me to believe.
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Re: Boardwalk Empire

Postby Hockeynut! on Mon Oct 18, 2010 6:21 pm

tifosi77 wrote:Okay, more spoiler discussion.....

Spoiler:
I think one reason that I have a hard time buying into the consummation of the Nucky/Margaret relationship is that the notion of anyone choosing to have sex with someone who looked like Steve Buscemi for anything other than seems somewhat difficult for me to believe.


Money & power are the ultimate aphrodisiac. Nucky has both.
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Re: Boardwalk Empire

Postby llipgh2 on Mon Oct 18, 2010 7:56 pm

Hockeynut! wrote:
tifosi77 wrote:Okay, more spoiler discussion.....

Spoiler:
I think one reason that I have a hard time buying into the consummation of the Nucky/Margaret relationship is that the notion of anyone choosing to have sex with someone who looked like Steve Buscemi for anything other than seems somewhat difficult for me to believe.


Money & power are the ultimate aphrodisiac. Nucky has both.


Seriously. Especially after the crappy marriage Margaret had.
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Re: Boardwalk Empire

Postby canaan on Sun Oct 24, 2010 9:28 pm

obligatory T&A episode? thank you very much
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Re: Boardwalk Empire

Postby Letang Is The Truth on Sun Oct 24, 2010 9:33 pm

Jimmzzzzzzzzzzzzzz sorry I fell asleep thinking about how lame he is
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Re: Boardwalk Empire

Postby the wicked child on Sun Oct 24, 2010 9:37 pm

canaan wrote:obligatory T&A episode? thank you very much

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Re: Boardwalk Empire

Postby the wicked child on Sun Oct 24, 2010 9:41 pm

o snap. business just picked up. :thumb:
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