The concept of “home,” what it is, both in the abstract and in practice, of whether – to borrow a truism-turned-cliché – you can’t (or shouldn’t) go home again, runs thematically through Brooklyn, director John Crowley (Closed Circuit, Is Anybody There?, Boy A) and screenwriter Nick Hornby’s (Fever Pitch,
James Gandolfini’s final film, The Drop, is full of great performances, but is also a meandering bore.
Following last week’s premiere episode, the Internet was abuzz with Girls backlash, attacking the show for seemingly every plausible reason. Some blasted it for being a pasty-white depiction of the most diverse city in the world. Others claimed Dunham and company have a sense of entitlement, as each of the
This generation of young people exiting college and being tossed out into the real world is largely misunderstood. Even I, as a member of this group/club/cult, cannot bolt down exactly what our deal is. We don’t even have a proper name like the Baby Boomers or Generation X had. The