Luck Is a Winner for HBO
Luck, the new David Milch-Michael Mann HBO series, premieres tonight. I'm so on-board (on-horse?) with this show, I'm offering you two reviews of it.
As the première episode of Luck opens, Chester "Ace" Bernstein, played by Dustin Hoffman is released from prison after serving three years and now ready to settle the score. He is picked up at the prison gates by his friend, Gus Demitriou,
Hartford, CT – The Notre Dame Fighting Irish conclude their game road trip with a visit to the XL Center to square off with the 24th- ranked Connecticut Huskies. This will be the 27th meeting in the all-time series between these programs.
But HBO's Luck, the new drama about horse racing that debuted tonight, is taking my ignorance for quite a ride of clarity. Through the eyes of Michael Mann (Heat) and the words and characters of David Milch (Deadwood), the jaw-dropping beauty of horses
As was the case with creator David Milch's last two shows for HBO, “Deadwood” and “John from Cincinnati,” viewers got precious little exposition from “Luck.” Tha'ts not necessarily a bad thing, though.