“Girls” received a lot of attention from viewers, often male, wondering why it was important to show a fully naked Lena Dunham wandering aimlessly through an apartment or sitting on the toilet. Of course, Dunham was playing her character, Hannah, but these questions persisted.
Based on a novel by Liane Moriarty, “Big Little Lies” centers around the lives of three mothers from the wealthy town of Monterey, Calif., whose common denominator is that their children are all attending first grade together.
Luckily for procrastinators, there are still almost two weeks of March left, and that fortnight is filled with exciting television events to keep you occupied and away from the books. Here are five of the best.
“The Newsroom” is back! “The Newsroom” is back! Well, as of Sunday. Nov. 9 marks the premiere of the final season of Aaron Sorkin’s beloved (or hated, depending on who you are) cable-news drama and let me tell you guys, I am feeling emotional. Maybe it’s just the results of the midterm elections or maybe it’s the use of the recent past, but “The Newsroom” always manages to help me reflect back on earlier times.
Despite achieving critical and awards success with smaller-niche comedies like “Girls” and “Looking” and getting insanely great ratings for dramas like “Game of Thrones” and “True Detective,” HBO is still missing its big comedy hit to follow up “Entourage.
Since it was first announced and even before its premiere date, “Looking”—HBO’s new comedy series about the lives of three gay men in San Francisco—has been inundated with criticisms both fair and unfair. The show, created by Michael Lannan, finally premiered this past Sunday.
If you don’t know who Ja’mie King is, you’ve probably known at least one friend who loves to quote her ad nauseam. The owner of some classic statements like “I would never go out with a guy that wasn’t into peace,” or “I don’t want to look slut, but sort of semi-slut,” Ja’mie King is one of the many personas of Australian comedian Chris Lilley.
“Hello Ladies” brings the cringe back to television in the most awkward and comedic way. The pilot, which aired Sunday at 10:30 p.m. on HBO, began with Stuart Pritchard (Stephen Merchant) introducing himself at a bar with his classic line, “Hello, ladies,” only to be almost immediately shot down.
Fall is soon to be upon us, and with the changing of the leaves comes new television pilots as well. With more than 30 different shows premiering, Cadenza chose its most anticipated pilots to preview. This is part 1 of our fall TV preview. “Dads” Fox, Sept.
Get ready. For winter. It’s coming. By winter, I mean the third and highly anticipated season of HBO’s “Game of Thrones” (GOT). Based on the book series of the same name, HBO’s version is known for its usage of highly visceral images, be it through nudity, violence or facial hair.