Boardwalk Empire.

Film & books

Moderators: Eviltoastman, Don Eduardo, Rick Cave, judasmuppet

Post Reply
User avatar
Eviltoastman
Part-time Demi-Mod
Posts: 14790
Joined: 24 Nov 2004, 18:12
Favorite Music: Faith No More, Super Furry Animals, dEUS, Manic Street Preachers, Kyuss, Clutch, Black Keys, The Drifters, Imperial Teen, Sepultura, Soulwax, Hermano, David Bowie, Pearl Jam, Iron Maiden, Dukes of Nothing, Stone Temple Pilots, goatsnake, Unida, Queens of the Stone Age, Iron Monkey, The Pixies, Killing Joke, Otis Redding, Anthrax, Pet Lamb, The Sparks, Dead Kennedys...
Favorite Books: Catch 22, Revenge of Gaia, Arrival and Departure, Black Mass, And So Shall We Reap, Lord Jim, Vico and Herder, Sophocles Theben Plays, Manners...
Favorite Films: The Seventh Continent, Fargo, Taxi Driver, Buffalo '66, Miller's Crossing, Hidden, Vertigo, Dumb and Dumber...
Favorite TV: Premiership and CHampion's League Football, One Foot in the Grave, Michael Palin, 24, Raw, Ramsay...
Missin' Jimmy level: 10
Location: A miserable nation obsessed with the past.

Boardwalk Empire.

Post by Eviltoastman »

It;s got me hooked. Great depth to the characters even from the first episode. Buscemi is fantastic in a multi dimensional role. You get the feeling that he wants to be what the guy he promotes to the general public more than he wants to be the gangster/politician. Kelly Macdonald is growing in stature with every scene and the thing is just full of the most beautiful women I've seen on tv for a while...plus they're often naked.
Sharppie is my best friend.

User avatar
Dress Barn
cute as a crackbaby
Posts: 11944
Joined: 29 Sep 2003, 18:38
Missin' Jimmy level: 0

Re: Boardwalk Empire.

Post by Dress Barn »

What little I've seen I thought was stunning

User avatar
Dress Barn
cute as a crackbaby
Posts: 11944
Joined: 29 Sep 2003, 18:38
Missin' Jimmy level: 0

Re: Boardwalk Empire.

Post by Dress Barn »

Finally got around to watching this show.

so far it's up there in the Deadwood, Carnival, Mad Men, Breaking Bad teritory.
I have the biggest hard on for HBO

One of the best pilot episodes I've ever seen in a series. I thought three hours went by.

User avatar
Dress Barn
cute as a crackbaby
Posts: 11944
Joined: 29 Sep 2003, 18:38
Missin' Jimmy level: 0

Re: Boardwalk Empire.

Post by Dress Barn »

Just finished the series...
Absolutly incredible.
Another HBO notch on my bedpost

User avatar
Welcome to nowhere
ask me about my yeast infection
Posts: 4529
Joined: 24 Sep 2003, 14:22

Re: Boardwalk Empire.

Post by Welcome to nowhere »

Any opinions on Michael Pitt in this? It's nice to see him doing something that has success for once.
"If we all had death's touch, impotence would be pandemic"

User avatar
Dress Barn
cute as a crackbaby
Posts: 11944
Joined: 29 Sep 2003, 18:38
Missin' Jimmy level: 0

Re: Boardwalk Empire.

Post by Dress Barn »

Really loving season 2. Show is so close to being flawless.

User avatar
Eviltoastman
Part-time Demi-Mod
Posts: 14790
Joined: 24 Nov 2004, 18:12
Favorite Music: Faith No More, Super Furry Animals, dEUS, Manic Street Preachers, Kyuss, Clutch, Black Keys, The Drifters, Imperial Teen, Sepultura, Soulwax, Hermano, David Bowie, Pearl Jam, Iron Maiden, Dukes of Nothing, Stone Temple Pilots, goatsnake, Unida, Queens of the Stone Age, Iron Monkey, The Pixies, Killing Joke, Otis Redding, Anthrax, Pet Lamb, The Sparks, Dead Kennedys...
Favorite Books: Catch 22, Revenge of Gaia, Arrival and Departure, Black Mass, And So Shall We Reap, Lord Jim, Vico and Herder, Sophocles Theben Plays, Manners...
Favorite Films: The Seventh Continent, Fargo, Taxi Driver, Buffalo '66, Miller's Crossing, Hidden, Vertigo, Dumb and Dumber...
Favorite TV: Premiership and CHampion's League Football, One Foot in the Grave, Michael Palin, 24, Raw, Ramsay...
Missin' Jimmy level: 10
Location: A miserable nation obsessed with the past.

Re: Boardwalk Empire.

Post by Eviltoastman »

Yep, season 2 is exceptional. I love so many of the characters. I love Manny Horowitz. I think we're behind you guys so please no spoilers.
Sharppie is my best friend.

User avatar
Dress Barn
cute as a crackbaby
Posts: 11944
Joined: 29 Sep 2003, 18:38
Missin' Jimmy level: 0

Re: Boardwalk Empire.

Post by Dress Barn »

Holy shit episode 7 got so fucked up.

User avatar
Eviltoastman
Part-time Demi-Mod
Posts: 14790
Joined: 24 Nov 2004, 18:12
Favorite Music: Faith No More, Super Furry Animals, dEUS, Manic Street Preachers, Kyuss, Clutch, Black Keys, The Drifters, Imperial Teen, Sepultura, Soulwax, Hermano, David Bowie, Pearl Jam, Iron Maiden, Dukes of Nothing, Stone Temple Pilots, goatsnake, Unida, Queens of the Stone Age, Iron Monkey, The Pixies, Killing Joke, Otis Redding, Anthrax, Pet Lamb, The Sparks, Dead Kennedys...
Favorite Books: Catch 22, Revenge of Gaia, Arrival and Departure, Black Mass, And So Shall We Reap, Lord Jim, Vico and Herder, Sophocles Theben Plays, Manners...
Favorite Films: The Seventh Continent, Fargo, Taxi Driver, Buffalo '66, Miller's Crossing, Hidden, Vertigo, Dumb and Dumber...
Favorite TV: Premiership and CHampion's League Football, One Foot in the Grave, Michael Palin, 24, Raw, Ramsay...
Missin' Jimmy level: 10
Location: A miserable nation obsessed with the past.

Re: Boardwalk Empire.

Post by Eviltoastman »

Episode 12 is airing on Saturday. Episode 10 is fucking incredible.
Sharppie is my best friend.

User avatar
Dress Barn
cute as a crackbaby
Posts: 11944
Joined: 29 Sep 2003, 18:38
Missin' Jimmy level: 0

Re: Boardwalk Empire.

Post by Dress Barn »

Ohhh that's next week for me. We watch 2 a week on a tv projector at a friends.

"I got your lemons"

User avatar
Dress Barn
cute as a crackbaby
Posts: 11944
Joined: 29 Sep 2003, 18:38
Missin' Jimmy level: 0

Re: Boardwalk Empire.

Post by Dress Barn »

Just finished it.

Did not see the end of 11 coming and did not see the end of 12 coming.

Everyone needs to get on this

User avatar
Eviltoastman
Part-time Demi-Mod
Posts: 14790
Joined: 24 Nov 2004, 18:12
Favorite Music: Faith No More, Super Furry Animals, dEUS, Manic Street Preachers, Kyuss, Clutch, Black Keys, The Drifters, Imperial Teen, Sepultura, Soulwax, Hermano, David Bowie, Pearl Jam, Iron Maiden, Dukes of Nothing, Stone Temple Pilots, goatsnake, Unida, Queens of the Stone Age, Iron Monkey, The Pixies, Killing Joke, Otis Redding, Anthrax, Pet Lamb, The Sparks, Dead Kennedys...
Favorite Books: Catch 22, Revenge of Gaia, Arrival and Departure, Black Mass, And So Shall We Reap, Lord Jim, Vico and Herder, Sophocles Theben Plays, Manners...
Favorite Films: The Seventh Continent, Fargo, Taxi Driver, Buffalo '66, Miller's Crossing, Hidden, Vertigo, Dumb and Dumber...
Favorite TV: Premiership and CHampion's League Football, One Foot in the Grave, Michael Palin, 24, Raw, Ramsay...
Missin' Jimmy level: 10
Location: A miserable nation obsessed with the past.

Re: Boardwalk Empire.

Post by Eviltoastman »

Very special series. It could quite decently end right now with what happened but it's got another season!

Woohoo!
Sharppie is my best friend.

User avatar
Dress Barn
cute as a crackbaby
Posts: 11944
Joined: 29 Sep 2003, 18:38
Missin' Jimmy level: 0

Re: Boardwalk Empire.

Post by Dress Barn »

I agree, but only if it had to because it got cancelled.

There's too much white knuckle crazy that could happen.

User avatar
Roark
not very out-and-about-y
Posts: 15038
Joined: 02 Oct 2003, 20:11
Missin' Jimmy level: 0
Location: Whoop whoop
Contact:

Re: Boardwalk Empire.

Post by Roark »

Yes, I became terribly addicted to this show. Now I'm in withdrawal.
Miss Yvonne wrote:Stop having boring tuna. Stop having a boring life.

User avatar
Eviltoastman
Part-time Demi-Mod
Posts: 14790
Joined: 24 Nov 2004, 18:12
Favorite Music: Faith No More, Super Furry Animals, dEUS, Manic Street Preachers, Kyuss, Clutch, Black Keys, The Drifters, Imperial Teen, Sepultura, Soulwax, Hermano, David Bowie, Pearl Jam, Iron Maiden, Dukes of Nothing, Stone Temple Pilots, goatsnake, Unida, Queens of the Stone Age, Iron Monkey, The Pixies, Killing Joke, Otis Redding, Anthrax, Pet Lamb, The Sparks, Dead Kennedys...
Favorite Books: Catch 22, Revenge of Gaia, Arrival and Departure, Black Mass, And So Shall We Reap, Lord Jim, Vico and Herder, Sophocles Theben Plays, Manners...
Favorite Films: The Seventh Continent, Fargo, Taxi Driver, Buffalo '66, Miller's Crossing, Hidden, Vertigo, Dumb and Dumber...
Favorite TV: Premiership and CHampion's League Football, One Foot in the Grave, Michael Palin, 24, Raw, Ramsay...
Missin' Jimmy level: 10
Location: A miserable nation obsessed with the past.

Re: Boardwalk Empire.

Post by Eviltoastman »

Withdrawel is the name of the town where I now live too. Maybe we'll bump into each other.
Sharppie is my best friend.

User avatar
Rick Cave
cute as a crackbaby
Posts: 12177
Joined: 22 Oct 2003, 02:58
Missin' Jimmy level: 0
Location: New York City

Re: Boardwalk Empire.

Post by Rick Cave »

The next season should open with a shot of Arquette naked in a bubble bath.
Slowly getting out to reveal her huge tits then fade to black. Show over.
Like a Sopranos ending you can masturbate to.
Depressed beyond tablets

Post Reply