'Sopranos' starts on high note
By Robert Bianco, USA TODAY
With The Sopranos, time is relative.
Tony Soprano (James Gandolfini) is feeling "not myself"
as Season Six opens. HBO
True, it has been almost two years since the show's last new episode, an interminable and probably terminal delay for any other series. But as it proves with Sunday's amazing, instantly re-addictive return, The Sopranos isn't just any series. It's a diamond: rare, polished and beautiful, yet capable of cutting through to the bone.