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This review was originally written for Blueprint: Review.
Todd Solondz is almost the dictionary definition of an acquired taste when it comes to film. For most directors, subjects like rape, dead parents, domestic terrorism and a lifetime of remorse wouldn’t necessarily inspire a comedy, yet they’re all par for the course with Solondz in this darkly comic anthology following the various owners of an ambivalent female dachshund. 479 more words
In the first episode of Lena Dunham’s HBO series “Girls,” Dunham’s character, Hannah Horvath, defines herself as “the voice of my generation” — the me-centric millennials still bankrolled by their parents, the anxious 20-somethings with crippling low self-esteem and the lost souls who dare to dream without knowing that they’d eventually settle before figuring out what they want. 372 more words
Girls began with so much promise. It was a show that, in its initial stages, seemed to represent a world imagined for millennials by millennials. It resonated with the young adult crowd through showcasing the manic daze of love, heartbreak, career-confusion, and, of course, financial security (or the lack thereof) that we were, and many of us still are, experiencing everyday. 1,237 more words