Critic Consensus: With its outstanding ensemble cast, immersive atmosphere, and terrific cinematography, Luck is a well-pedigreed series that takes its time but is ultimately absorbing.
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David Milch, who reinvented the horse opera with "Deadwood," continued his equine fascination in this drama set at California's Santa Anita Park, a monument to the sport of kings where trainers, jockeys, gamblers, criminals and others all have something at stake. Among them is Ace (Dustin Hoffman), a wealthy ex-con who wants to bring casino gambling to the track, where his right-hand man, Gus (Dennis Farina), owns a horse that's being trained by the mercurial Turo (John Ortiz). Another prominent… More
as Chester "Ace" Bernst...
as Walter Smith
as Gus Demitriou
as Turo Escalante
as Joey Rathburn
as Ronnie Jenkins
as Isadore Cohen
as Claire LeChea
as Michael Smythe
as Nick DiRossi
as Nathan Israel
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After three episodes of Luck, I'm still hedging my bets and crossing my fingers-or just waiting to hear a line clearly.
With an impossibly good cast, writing so spot-on it's poetic, and slow-build stories, I, for one, was left wanting more - even after watching the entire season.
Deadwood fans already know that Milch doesn't make it easy for viewers to get a purchase on his series, but for those willing to do the work, Luck, pays off.
Luck is one of those HBO series that take time - time to absorb, understand and maybe, ultimately, to love.
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