Boardwalk Empire, one of the most beautiful television shows ever created. Dark, rich and deeply felt, there was not an episode in the five-season run that was not artfully done.
As a fan of Duke Ellington I am happy to share that the song playing here was “Mood Indigo.”
There’s a spoiler below. By the way, the apartment – The Eldorado – was built in 1930 and is still renting apartments today.
Margaret’s line hit it for me:
“Here’s an experiment for you: think about the things you want in life, then picture yourself in a dress.”
Of course the bad guys didn’t get Nucky in the end- and who did was a full circle moment that required some math. And when it happened, oh boy. An ending I will not soon forget.