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    Lena Dunham on Why Criterion Came Knocking at Her Door and What We Can Expect From 'Girls'

    Back in 2010, Lena Dunham came to Austin's SXSW Film Festival as a relative uknown with her semi-autobiographical comedy, "Tiny Furniture." Two years later, Dunham is returning to the festival to premiere her new HBO show, "Girls," in addition to debuting "Tiny Furniture" today on DVD/Blu-ray via th...

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    Now and Then: Dunham's 'Tiny Furniture' Bodes Well for HBO's 'Girls'

    Midway through "Tiny Furniture," writer-director-star Lena Dunham launches into a monologue — a tantrum, really — that smacks of a tin ear. The plaintive wails seem ginned up for "dramatic effect," though the real effect is to undercut the film's poignant understanding of how scary "coming-of-age" s...

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    Can Girls Be a Game Changer?

    I found this brief behind the scenes one minute and forty two second piece from the upcoming HBO series Girls created by Lena Dunham and after I watched it I could not help but think that this show could be a game changer.

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    'The Cabin in the Woods' From Joss Whedon to Kick Off 2012 SXSW, Lena Dunham's 'GIRLS' Also to Debut

    The 2012 South by Southwest Film Conference and Festival will open March 9 with the world premiere of the mind-bending horror pic "The Cabin in the Woods," directed by Emmy-nominated writer Drew Goddard ("Lost") and co-written by Joss Whedon. Whedon will also be on hand in Austin...

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    Teaser for Lena Dunham's 'Girls'

    Lena Dunham, who won many hearts and minds with her 2010 debut feature "Tiny Furniture" (headed for the Criterion Collection soon), will soon be exposing her self-affacing brand of awkward humor to a much bigger audience when her television series, "Girls," executive produce...

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    Lena Dunham, Chris O'Dowd, Charlene Yi & Wyatt Russell Join Judd Apatow's 'Knocked Up' Spinoff

    With lensing set to gear up soon, Judd Apatow is beginning to pad out the cast of his untitled "Knocked Up" spinoff, which is also known as "This Is Forty." The film will star Leslie Mann and Paul Rudd, who are reprising their roles Debbie and Pete, in the picture that will follow their relationship...

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    Rosemarie DeWitt, John Krasinski & Olivia Thirlby Line Up 'Nobody Walks' Co-Written By Lena Dunham

    Hoo boy, we can hear the haters sharpening their knives on this one already, so let's get right to it.

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    Lena Dunham's 'Tiny Furniture' Headed To The Criterion Collection In 2012

    'Certified Copy' Considered "Minor Kiarostami," Errol Morris Docs & Wim Wenders' 3D Dance Pic 'Pina' RumoredLena Dunham arrived in a huge way when her debut feature film -- which she wrote, directed and starred in -- premiered at SXSW last year to strong buzz and reviews. While not everyone was head over heels for the film -- our man on the ground at IFFBoston sort of hated it -- Dunham quickly got the attention of Hollywood. She's teaming with comedy producer extraordinaire Judd Apatow on a comedy series for HBO, while Scott Rudin has tasked her with adapting "Dash and Lily's Book of Dares." So huge things are on the horizon for Dunham, who ...

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    'Black Swan' Takes Best Feature, Actress, Director & Cinematographer At Indie Spirit Awards

    The second-to-last hurrah of the movie season took place this afternoon, with the Independent Spirit Awards, the looser neighbor to the big Oscar show tomorrow night. And while it's unlikely "Black Swan" will repeat the feat on Sunday, Fox Searchlight must be very pleased to close off their year in ...

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