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For as strong as Girls has been in its first season, it’s always been a show about Hannah and her friends as apposed to a true ensemble. This has worked for the most part, with Marine, Jessa, and to a lesser extent Shoshanna acting as the proper character foils for

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When Jessa suggests that Hannah have sex with her harassing boss simply “for the story,” she’s immediately intrigued by the idea. “For the story” is a great way to justify horrible mistakes (believe me when I say that telling people I once spent a day stranded in Milan is a

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I guess after back-to-back-to-back very good episodes to open the series, each one topping the one before it, a part of me was simply expecting Girls to tail off a bit. It’s not the type of show I normally gravitate towards. It’s a comedy with a very distinct and new

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Much of the first two episodes of Girls was spent building these characters, especially Hannah, as sweet and kind-hearted, yet incredibly naive about many things, making them at times maddeningly unlikeable. But when faced with a problem that forces her to prioritize her baggage, Hannah begins to make strides in “All

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This is 40
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The trailer for Judd Apatow’s “sort-of spinoff” This is 40 has just been released and is ready to catch us up with the lives of Knocked Up’s memorable supporting couple, Pete (Paul Rudd) and Debbie (Leslie Mann), even though no one really asked Apatow for this and it’s one of

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Following last week’s premiere episode, the Internet was abuzz with Girls backlash, attacking the show for seemingly every plausible reason. Some blasted it for being a pasty-white depiction of the most diverse city in the world. Others claimed Dunham and company have a sense of entitlement, as each of the

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This generation of young people exiting college and being tossed out into the real world is largely misunderstood. Even I, as a member of this group/club/cult, cannot bolt down exactly what our deal is. We don’t even have a proper name like the Baby Boomers or Generation X had. The

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HEY EVERYONE! I HAVE A VERY IMPORTANT ANNOUNCEMENT! CANONBALLLLLLLLLLLL! Ron Burgundy (Will Ferrell) himself broke the news tonight on Conan O’Brien’s late night talk show on TBS, Conan. Burgundy entered the set with quite a magnificent jazz flute (pronounced yazz flute) solo and then begin his banter with Conan and

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After the surprising success of her 2010 film Tiny Furniture, Lena Dunham has been given the opportunity to take her stories of 20-something strife and struggle in New York City to HBO as the creator, writer, producer, and star of the new series Girls.  With comedy godfather Judd Apatow on board

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My day four at SXSW felt like a slower day to me for some reason. I saw a documentary, the premier of a new HBO show, and then a film I was excited to see again. The day definitely ended on a positive note with some of my favorite memories

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THE FIVE-YEAR ENGAGEMENT looks like it will be another great film from writer director Nicholas Stoller (GET HIM TO THE GREEK and FORGETTING SARAH MARSHALL). The movie follows Tom Solomon (Jason Segel) and Violet Barnes (Emily Blunt) as they get engaged and the years the subsequently follow. The original plan

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Sorry, but I’m still in Harry Potter mode I guess. Check out what Daniel Radcliffe has to say when Judd Apatow asks him about playing the same character for over 10 years. I Am Harry Potter from Daniel Radcliffe

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