I'm always a softie for "historical" dramas, and, while this wasn't that long ago, it shows a side to the American life that everyone likes to imagine. Ed Burns not only thought of the perfect time and lifestyle to center this show around, he also brilliantly executes the main character. There is some graphic language and visuals, so don't watch around young children, but would definitely recommend to anyone!
A bunch of assholes calling each other assholes. Everyone is rude,and hard and crooked. The charm of the background and nostalgia is stabbed and dismembered by the complete absence of civility.
So far, the only thing going for this is music, and set design. Very talented actors, but dialogue needs to slow down. Is this a cross between a comic book series or typical mob style theatrics? Character's need to shine above the artistic set and music to be a believable story. I will try again. But I want the soundtrack! Very trite.
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