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Less believable than season one.
on April 21, 2017
The character Munya, played by William Forsythe is, to me, the most credible character so far. It may be because Forsyth is such a solid character actor in the entire cast, but this character is a welcome addition. The way the Darmody character is developed depends on the introduction of Munya to the storyline.
One problem that arises in this second season is that there are entirely too many anachronisms in this season. The federal case against Nucky is made using RICO predicates, without calling it RICO. The AUSA goes after Nucky for murder, which is not even a federal crime. Maybe it's helpful to tell the story by ignoring historical facts like this, but it makes it too hard to suspend disbelief.
Still, Boardwalk Empire is entertaining in a way that no 2 hour movie could ever be. Thanks to HBO for introducing another great series.