michael mann

HBO aired a preview of the season premiere of Luck, which is officially going to premiere in late January.  This TV Review of Luck is a non-spoiler review of the premise of the new series from HBO.


For me, Luck on HBO has a certain draw due to the setting of the horse racing industry, and any serious fan of the sport recognizes Santa Anita, in Arcadia, California from a mile away.

Luck has an all-star cast,  with Dustin Hoffman, Nick Nolte, John Ortiz, Kevin Dunn, Dennis Farina, Michael Gambon and more… and the premiere episode was directed by Michael Mann, from creator David Milch (Deadwood).

But this season premiere seemed more steeped in the technicalities of horse racing than they were the details of the many characters this premiere episode of Luck introduced.

The non-fan in my household with me was confused with the story developments.  And this fan found a few beautiful and confounding points to the season premiere.

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