Are you very excited for HBO’s April premiere of Girls, written and directed by New York indie film darling Lena Dunham and produced by Judd Apatow? Because it has a trailer now!
Hard to believe, but a lot of people outside of New York and Los Angeles still don’t know who the 25-year-old is, or why she will be appearing on their television sets. If they have heard of her, it’s because of her SXSW hit, Tiny Furniture, or the multiple profile pieces it spawned. (Not to mention the news that Mr. Apatow had taken Ms. Dunham under her wing, not just for Girls but as a leading lady in his Knocked Up spin-off, This is 40.)
Lena Dunham just got even cooler–her 2010 film Tiny Furniture is to be released by the Criterion Collection, the numbered-spine gold standard of great cinema. (Recent releases include Jean-Luc Godard’s Vivre sa vie and John Ford’s Stagecoach. The release is likely tied to Criterion’s business deal with IFC Films, the production Read More
Lena Dunham will be moving from Tiny Furniture to small screens.
HBO announced today that it’s ordered a full season of “Girls,” a show created by Dunham that will follow three, um, girls as they go through the usual adolescent holding patterns in New York City. Duham wrote, directed, and starred in the pilot. She’s Read More
Fine: Apple unleashed its iPad upon the world. We have elected not to care.
The only piece of technology for which we ever experienced a visceral craving was the Tamagotchi, circa 1996. That bright plastic egg was so intensely desirable that we almost wanted to eat it, or at least squeeze it very hard in Read More