Third time’s the charm for Shout! Factory, whose new Blu-ray box set of Freaks and Geeks marks the show’s most definitive home-video arrival yet.
The episode focuses on the surprising difficulty of figuring out who and what makes us feel at home.
“Daddy Issues” is all about boundaries—the necessary divisions we erect between our public lives and our private ones—and how quickly they can dissolve.
Like much of this season of Girl, the episode focuses on the gap between how we see ourselves and how others see us.
Girls’s attempts at eliciting our empathy for a privileged coterie of navel-gazers can sometimes verge on the indulgent.
Even if “Iowa” is a workhorse of an episode, it bodes well for what comes next.
It pushes itself beyond shrill predictability in its willingness to indict the public and familial histories at its core.
“Flo” benefits enormously from Becky Ann Baker’s reliably lucid and moving performance as Hannah’s mom, Loreen.
Sex may have healing powers, but it’s no panacea.
Any native of a downtrodden city will tell you that there’s an undeniably authentic quality to the work here.