Menu
Entertainment

Boardwalk Empire review

Steve Buscemi as Nucky Thompson in the TV series Boardwalk Empire.
Steve Buscemi as Nucky Thompson in the TV series Boardwalk Empire. Contributed- Showtime media website

YOU get used to seeing Steve Buscemi playing slimy characters.

But as Enoch "Nucky" Thompson in Boardwalk Empire, even though he's a corrupt bootlegging councilman, he's one of the least odious and oily characters in Atlantic City.

In fact he's kind of dapper in his 1920s checked suits with flowers in the lapel and salmon shirts with white collars.

He's a compelling public speaker, a generous tipper (unlike Mr Pink in Reservoir Dogs), has a joke for every situation and now and then he ruins some jerk's day to remind you that he's also a stone-cold badass.

Meanwhile, he's surrounded by greedy ward bosses, smugglers and gangsters.

 

Read more at Brisbane Times



Careers fair opens new options for Rocky students

rockhampton State High School students Gemma Roug, Molly Hartley and Tahlia Kiraly at the school's inaugural careers fair.

GALLERY: Students enjoy The Morning Bulletin's photo booth

Rocky court rejects line from drink driver 4 times limit

Jordan David Coles pleaded guilty in the Rockhampton Magistrates Court on February 19 to one count of drink driving for when he was caught with a blood alcohol content of 0.195.

HE was busted drink driving twice in six months

premium_icon Revealed: Full list of Rocky region's top ranking schools

Rockhampton State High School principal Kirsten Dwyer.

Local underdog school takes out Rocky's best OP school ranking

Local Partners

Humiliating aftermath of affair

AS THE the damage is assessed following Dean and Davina’s affair on MAFS, the most humiliating detail is finally uncovered.

Heartbreaking way Shannon Noll lost Idol fortune

Shannon Noll in I'm A Celebrity ... Get Me Out Of Here!

NOLL spent post-Idol money, but not in typical rock star fashion.

Holtznagel: ‘I had to ID Charlotte Dawson’s body’

Simone Holtznagel broke down as she spoke out about one of her “best friends” and Australia’s Next Top Model mentor Charlotte Dawson.

Simone Holtznagel speaks out about Charlotte Dawson

Elsa Pataky turns snake wrangler

Elsa Pataky isn’t afraid of snakes. Picture: Supplied

Chris Hemsworth’s wife wrangles snake inside Byron Bay home.

Jilted MAFS spouses break silence

MAFS contestants Tracey and Dean break their silence.

Tracey and Ryan break silence after affair is exposed.

Kate Middleton’s BAFTAs dress slammed

Stars don black in again to show solidarity with the #MeToo and Time's up campaigns...

Date set for Gold Coast Logies

Samuel Johnson with the Best Actor award at the 2018 Logies. Picture: AAP Image/Tracey Nearmy

Nine has finally announced the date for 2018 awards.