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Random Acts of Chance

December 29, 2017 — Leave a comment

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Eldon Chance is a middle-aged neuropsychiatrist and malcontent who demonstrates severe risk-taking behaviour, endangering the safety of himself and loved ones in the name of vigilantism. His enablers include an antique-restoring bruiser and an obsessive cop willing to work outside of the law. Continue Reading…

***Contains spoilers for Boardwalk Empire***

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Cometh September, cometh autumn, which means longer evenings and the return of good television with which to spend them watching. Seven years after Nucky Thompson’s arrest at the end of the last season, the final run of Boardwalk Empire (HBO/Sky Atlantic) finds Steve Buscemi’s kingpin exiled to Cuba, eagerly awaiting the end of prohibition and positioning himself as the middleman between the US and Bacardi, whilst Chalky White (Michael Kenneth Williams) is on the chain gang and America is in the depression. Although we don’t know how these things came to be – excepting the depression – it’s much better for the plot to have skipped ahead than to have had to witness Nuck’s ignominy in a trial. Continue Reading…