Category Archives: Girls

Girls: “Homeward Bound” Season 5 Episode 8 Review

“Homeward Bound” was just an out and out mess. Out of sync with the tone Girls initially set and slowly but surely overblown, this episode was like a test run to see just how

Girls: “Hello Kitty” Season 5 Episode 7 Review

After such a phenomenal showing last week, Girls had a lot to live up to with “Hello Kitty.” Is season five a brilliant return to form, or is it a mediocre album with a

Girls: “The Panic in Central Park” Season 5 Episode 6 Review

Who is Marnie Michaels? Girls hasn’t successfully answered that question since season one. The beginning of her falling apart in season two was only believable half the time, and after that, she simply became

Girls: “Queen for Two Days” Season 5 Episode 5 Review

After last week’s expertly written and acted episode, Girls comes down from its high and returns to a more uneven place. “Queen for Two Days” has moments of transcendence for some of its characters,

Girls: “Old Loves” Season 5 Episode 4 Review

Aside from the obnoxious Marnie and Desi subplot, “Old Loves” was a masterful episode of Girls. The fights between friends and lovers, the advice people shouldn’t be giving, and sex as a narrative

Girls: “Japan” Season 5 Episode 3 Review

Girls teases us with one of season four’s biggest mistakes. The handling of Hannah in Iowa was an absolute mess, and with Shoshanna already given a reason to go back to New York

Girls: “Good Man” Season 5 Episode 2 Review

“Good Man” was much stronger than last week’s wacky wedding premiere. Taking the characters that feel most true to who they were in the beginning, and ditching the rest, gave us a

Girls: “Wedding Day” Season 5 Premiere Review

“It’s like a really bad rom com that’s too obvious and not funny,” Hannah says to new boyfriend Fran after one of the show’s tamest sex scenes. She’s referring to the drama

Girls Season 4 Review: Growing Pains

For a season that had a lot of promise going in, coming out of it has me counting down the time until Girls ends.

Girls: “Home Birth” Season 4 Finale Review

“Home Birth” was a lot like the rest of the fourth season of Girls, all over the place. Some moments landed with surprising grace, while others sunk to the bottom of the East