Haven’t done one of these posts for a couple of weeks, so here is a quick snapshot of my current reads.
I started this this afternoon. 186 more words
While I’m not ready to shower Girls with universal praise just yet, the show definitely closed out its first season with one of its strongest episodes, at times managing to surpass its somewhat rushed plotting to reach a number of poignant character moments, culminating in a beautifully filmed sequence that puts a pause button on the story, rather than attempt to wrap up every storyline and establish new directions for season two. 930 more words
I really enjoy Girls willingness to challenge its own characters, painting them in less-than-flattering tones at times in order to deconstruct the personalities of the three women on the show, without painting one or the other to be universally correct, moral, or thinking in an intelligent manner. 725 more words
Like all freshman television shows run by intelligent people, Girls has been working out a few of its kinks (literally and structurally) through the first eight episodes. 701 more words