BOARDWALK EMPIRE Recap: “The Milkmaid’s Lot”

What a terrifically weird episode of Boardwalk Empire.  I really just kind of want to leave the review there, but I’ll press on.  “The Milkmaid’s Lot” could have been called, less eloquently, “Urrybody Gone Crazy,” but it worked.  It set up a great turn for the last few episodes of the season, and meanwhile, did a lot of character building and world-exploration.  This season of Boardwalk was more or less advertised as being about Nucky as a man apart.  Many times throughout these episodes we’ve heard Nucky (or seen, through dream sequences) Nucky’s alienation, from his brother Eli, Margaret, his associates and his political cronies, and we’re finally seeing where it leads. … READ MORE

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