DVD & Blu-ray review: Girls: Season 1 (18)


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Lena Dunham directs, produces, writes, stars and sheds her clothes quite a bit in these tangy adventures of four twentysomething New Yorkers: self-absorbed Hannah (Dunham), uptight Marnie (Allison Williams), promiscuous Jessa (Jemima Kirke) and goofy Shoshanna (Zosia Mamet, very funny).

They're all exquisitely written, fully rounded characters, but Adam Driver is astonishing as Hannah's louche, uncouth boyfriend. It's HBO television at its most intoxicating, funny, poignant and dangerous.