Girls: Naked ambition

By Diana Wichtel In Television

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28th February, 2013
Girls may well be the best thing on television. In its second season, it manages to be more unnerving than the shameless splatterfest – Banshee, Sons of Anarchy, The Following – currently overrunning primetime. It wouldn’t be so scary if it didn’t have something to say about the culture. What that is exactly remains, like its regressive characters, a work in progress. The show has been accused of mining semi-autobiographically the lives of a spoilt, privileged, self-obsessed coven of females with dodgy sex lives and toxic levels of entitlement. Well, bingo. It’s ...

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