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I’ve only watched the first two episodes of this new HBO comedy from the Duplass brothers, but so far I’m a big fan.

The plot is pretty straighforward: Brett (Mark Duplass) and Michelle (Melanie Lynskey) have been failing to connect after the birth of their second kid.  140 more words



I think when it comes to tv I know myself well.  I pretty much knew before I watched HBO’s new series (from the Duplass brothers) … 128 more words

HBO's 'Togetherness' Explores Love and Marital Crisis in a Refreshing New Way

There is nothing novel about HBO’s newest sad comedy, Togetherness. You could be forgiven for being tempted to bail early on in the series’ pilot, rolling your eyes at the familiarity of Brett Pierson (Mark Duplass) trying and failing to initiate sex with his bored wife Michelle (Melanie Lynskey) and then trying and failing to stealthily jerk off beside her. 686 more words