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Wednesday, January 16 2013

The Best TV Shows of 2012

Thanks to imports and cable channel choices, the year in TV was very interesting indeed. Where else can classical detectives meet with their updated complements, or sullen 20-somethings smirk at their ancient societal/criminal betters? Oh, and don't forget squid.


Wednesday, May 9 2012

Why Isn’t HBO's 'Girls' Called 'Rich Losers'?

Despite its intentions, Girls simply can't be a reflection of creator Lena Dunham's multicultural, multiracial, downwardly mobile generation -- the characters are too white, too wealthy, and most damningly, too insular and incurious about the world beyond them.


Columns

Sunday, June 3 2012

From 'Little Women' to 'Girls'

Hannah of Girls is not your grandmother’s fictional heroine, but she's a worthy, modern-day descendant.


Reviews

Sunday, January 12 2014

Growing Up Is Getting Complicated, in a Good Way, in Season 3 of 'Girls'

Girls is becoming more complex along with its characters, and as a result, the viewer feels a greater investment.


Saturday, January 12 2013

'Girls' Returns in Self-Absorbed, Self-Aware Fashion

While the dialogue still pops, it often serves to cover over plot holes and character inconsistencies.


Tuesday, December 11 2012

Forget the Baggage. Just Watch 'Girls: The Complete First Season'

Just like you didn't need to grow up in Chippewa, Michigan in the early '80s to understand the genius of Judd Apatow's Freaks and Geeks, you don't have to go to a party in Bushwick to feel for the characters in Girls


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.


News

Tuesday, April 17 2012

Lena Dunham: from ‘Tiny Furniture’ to HBO series

PASADENA, Calif. — Actress-filmmaker-writer Lena Dunham admits she was a lazy little girl growing up in New York. “I asked a lot of questions, did a


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