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'Girls' is Good Television, Not a Televised Revolution

Amy Whitear | Posted 21.12.2012 | UK Entertainment
Amy Whitear

Whilst Dunham is undoubtedly talented - her multiple credits on the show vouch for that - it is hard to see her as some sort of creative genius. She is simply a young woman who has written a somewhat autobiographical show that is funny and is receiving praise.

Lena Dunham and the Second Wave of Mumblecore

Charlie Phillips | Posted 16.12.2012 | Home
Charlie Phillips

It doesn't matter whether you like Girls or not - the bigger story is that new people are taking over your screens. Dunham is an exciting high point in the slow emergence of Mumblecore, the mid-2000s low-budget movie phenomenon that fascinated indie film lovers but barely made it to UK screens.