Pernell Walker, James Franco, and Maggie Gyllenhaal in 'The Deuce'

REVIEW: David Simon Has ’70s New York Wired in ‘The Deuce’

TV auteur David Simon (The Wire, Generation Kill) has returned to HBO with longtime collaborator George Pelecanos for another look at life on the streets, this time with The Deuce, focused on the people who swarmed about the epicenter of American Sleaze — 42nd Street between 7th and 8th avenues in Manhattan in the 1970s…