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Marisa Carroll

Reviews

Thursday, June 28 2012

'Louie' Is Still Excellent

Louie knows it's wrong, but again and again, he finds himself attracted to dynamic women who say they desire honesty but who can't be truthful with him.


Friday, May 18 2012

'Quill: Bring Your Tissues

For a jaunty family film with a series of adorable dogs at its center, Quill creates surprising suspense.


Saturday, April 14 2012

'Girls' is a Knockout

In Girls, Lena Dunham captures the messy textures and rhythms of everyday life. She also reminds us of her terrific ear for dialogue.


Monday, October 17 2011

'Bored to Death' Is a Remarkably Gentle Show

Bored to Death regularly strips Jonathan of his tough-guy illusions, and the two-part season premiere offers an especially economical and poignant example.


Sunday, September 25 2011

Shady Skies, Shady Dealings in 'Boardwalk Empire'

Nucky's talent for assessing the angles more quickly than everyone else makes him an exceedingly clever man, but also an impatient one.


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Hoarders [13.Sep.09]
The L Word [17.Jan.09]
The Two Coreys [27.Jul.07]
The Sopranos [24.Apr.07]
The L Word [10.Jan.07]
Six Degrees [27.Sep.06]
Entourage [26.Jun.06]
The Evidence [28.Mar.06]
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Entourage [31.Dec.94]
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