Ongoing 'Girls' Debate: Is Adam Good Boyfriend Material?

By Darrick Thomas on
(HBO) For the most part, the characters on Girls are well defined archetypes, exaggerations of people we've all known or once were. There's the hipster wannabe writer; the elitist, jaded, trust-fund bohemian know-it-all; the nihilistic, secretly insecure intellectual; the naive sorority girl, and so on. And then there's Adam, arguably the most complicated, unpredictable, interesting character on the show, and, for my money, the most entertaining (which, should be noted, is in larger part due...Read Full Story

Listen to an Early Full Stream of the 'Inside Llewyn Davis' Sountrack

By JJ Duncan on
(From CBS Pictures)The O Brother, Where Art Thou? soundtrack was a landmark moment for bluegrass music, repopularizing a genre long written off by mainstream music fans. So can the Coen Brothers and T-Bone Burnett do the same thing for folk music with the soundtrack for Inside Llewyn Davis? We'll have to wait and see how people react to the movie, which hits theaters December 20th. But thanks to the nice people over at NPR we can hear the music early with a full stream of the new album.Read Full Story

Zimbio Review - 'Frances Ha,' How Some Girls Are Best Friends Until They Aren't

By Joe Robberson on
(IFC Films) The Bottom Line Should you see it? Yes. Why? Baumbach seems to have found his comedic stroke with the help of Gerwig, who's insanely likable and easy to root for as a young woman at the crossroads. Greta Gerwig began her acting career as a mumblecore sweetheart. She appears as either a woman in a relationship or the object of men's desires in almost every film she's done: Baghead, Hannah Takes the Stairs, Nights and Weekends, Greenberg, Lola Versus, even in Arthur. She's...Read Full Story