Take Five: Including Emily Valentine: Feather Fancier and 4th Floor

By Guy Somerset In Take Five

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27th December, 2012
1 Really, you don’t need to do anything else this week other than stay in and watch the DVD release of the first season of GIRLS (HBO/Warner). It was the best written, directed and acted TV comedy of 2012 – quite possibly the best written, directed and acted TV anything. It’s about four twentysomething women in New York, but don’t let anyone fob you off with Sex and the City comparisons, for Girls is about as far from the lacquer and gloss of that show as you can imagine, coming as it does out of the “mumble core” independent film aesthetic ...

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