The 10 Best New Shows Of 2012 Include Girls, Midwives And A Scandal
Like most Judd Apatow produced projects, the HBO series was able to find a great group of actors to surround Dunhamís stubborn, once-spoiled Hannah with Allison Williams perfectly cast as the model-beautiful but anal best friend Marnie and Jemima Kirke as Jessa, the returning wild child who never found herself. The real standouts, however, are Zosia Mamet as the high strung virgin and Adam Driver playing Hannahís odd, to say the least, love interest. And to top off the hilariously honest storylines and empathetic if unlikable characters, Girls also manages to be beautifully shot and soundtracked, offering a great look at a subsection of New York City. Dunhamís often uncomfortable yet surprisingly warm show is not just one of the yearís best new series but, as most awards shows will attest, one of the best comedies period.
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