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Logan Lucky (2017)

Review by CJ

Director:
Steven Soderbergh

Starring:
Channing Tatum, Daniel Craig, Adam Driver, Riley Keough, Katie Holmes, David Denman, Hilary Swank, Sebastian Stan

Other notable appearances:
Seth MacFarlane, Jim O’Heir, Jeff Gordon, Carl Edwards, Kyle Busch, Brad Keselowski, Joey Logano, Kyle Larson, Ryan Blaney, LeAnn Rimes, Dwight Yoakam, Jack Quaid, Brian Gleeson

Running time:
118 minutes

Watch this if you liked:
Ocean’s Eleven, Ocean’s Twelve, Ocean’s Thirteen

 

When Jimmy Logan (Tatum) is laid off from his job due to a pre-existing medical condition, he ignores his brother’s (Driver) warning of the Logan curse and decides to rob a NASCAR track. With the help of their sister Mellie (Keough), convicted felon Joe Bang (Craig) and Bang’s two brothers, the Logan brothers race to cross the finish line without ending up in a spin.

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Girls: Season Five

Review by CJ

Girls - Season 5

Director:
Lena Dunham, Jesse Peretz, Richard Shepard, Jamie Babbit, Alex Karpovsky, Jenni Konner

Writer:
Lena Dunham, Jenni Konner, Bruce Eric Kaplan, Tami Sagher, Sarah Heyward, Murray Miller, Jason Kim, Judd Apatow, Max Brockman, Yassir Lester

Starring:
Lena Dunham, Allison Williams, Jemima Kirke, Zosia Mamet, Adam Driver, Alex Karpovsky, Andrew Rannells, Ebon Moss-Bachrach, Jake Lacy

Other notable appearances:
Rita Wilson, Corey Stoll, Gaby Hoffman, Peter Scolari, Becky Ann Baker, Jon Glaser, Ethan Phillips, Lucy Liu, Jason Ritter, Christopher Abbott, Colin Quinn, Lisa Bonet

Running time:
Approx 30 minutes per episode

Number of episodes:
10

 

In season five of Girls, Hannah (Dunham), Marnie (Williams), Jessa (Kirke) and Shoshanna (Mamet) survive: another wedding; an unstable roommate; a new de facto situation; forbidden love; a flailing business; an overseas move; a spa retreat; lesbian experimentation; an affair; a broken friendship; workplace sexual harassment; another divorce; a music tour; a failed road trip; a failed blow job; an abandoned child; business rebranding; an open mic night; grand theft bicycle; and another break up.

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Girls: Season Four

Review by CJ

Girls - Season 4

Directors:
Lena Dunham, Jesse Peretz, Richard Shepard, Tricia Brock, Jamie Babbit

Writers:
Lena Dunham, Judd Apatow, Jennifer Konner, Sarah Heyward, Jason Kim, Bruce Eric Kaplan, Paul Simms, Max Brockman, Murray Miller

Starring:
Lena Dunham, Allison Williams, Zosia Mamet, Jemima Kirke, Adam Driver, Alex Karpovsky, Andrew Rannells, Ebon Moss-Bachrach

Other notable appearances:
Becky Ann Baker, Peter Scolari, Danny Strong, Natalie Morales, Lucy DeVito, Rita Wilson, Louise Lassar, Gillian Jacobs, Gaby Hoffman, Jon Glaser, Bob Balaban, Jason Ritter, Marc Maron, Jake Lacy, Ian Lithgow, Spike Jonze, Colin Quinn, oh, and ZACHARY QUINTO!

Running time:
Approx 30 minutes per episode

Number of Episodes:
10

 

Season four of Girls sees Hannah (Dunham), Marnie (Williams), Shoshanna (Mamet) and Jessa (Kirke) traversing: going to Iowa based Grad school; creative criticism; a failed apology; dropping out from Iowa based Grad school; an unfaithful partner; a parent revealing they are gay; an adulterous relationship; a disastrous home birth; a relationship with a co-worker; the struggle to find employment; a new teaching job; the realisation of a career in the music industry; and unrequited love.

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Girls: Season Three

Review by CJ

Girls - Season 3

Director:
Lena Dunham, Jesse Peretz, Jamie Babbit, Tricia Brock, Richard Shepard

Writer:
Lena Dunham, Jennifer Konner, Judd Apatow, Murray Miller, Paul Simms, Sarah Heyward, Bruce Eric Kaplan

Starring:
Lena Dunham, Allison Williams, Zosia Mamet, Jemima Kirke, Adam Driver, Alex Karpovsky, Andrew Rannells, Ebon Moss-Bachrach

Other notable appearances:
Richard E. Grant, Debra Monk, Bob Balaban, Rita Wilson, Colin Quinn, Jon Glaser, Gaby Hoffman, Jennifer Westfeldt, Amir Arison, Michael Zegen, Chris Wood, Danny Strong

Running time:
Approx 30 minutes per episode

Number of episodes:
12

 

The Girls crew return once more for a third season. This year we follow Hannah (Dunham), Marnie (Williams), Shoshanna (Mamet) and Jessa (Kirke) along during: break ups; breakouts from rehab; sexual exploration and discovery; relapses; the death of an editor; the death of an ebook; a rediscovered sister; a loss of identity; a major beach holiday bust up; successes; failures; a reunited daughter; a musical career; a failed graduation; an assisted suicide; a change of heart and a call to an ambulance; and a major academic and life advancement.

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Girls: Season Two

Review by CJ

Girls - Season 2

Director:
Lena Dunham, Richard Shepard, Jesse Peretz, Claudia Weill

Writer:
Lena Dunham, Sarah Heyward, Judd Apatow, Jennifer Konner, Murray Miller, Bruce Eric Kaplan, Steven Rubinshteyn, Deborah Schoeneman

Starring:
Lena Dunham, Allison Williams, Zosia Mamet, Jemima Kirke, Adam Driver, Alex Karpovsky, Andrew Rannells

Other notable appearances:
Chris O’Dowd, Christopher Abbott, Donald Glover, Jorma Taccone, Jon Glaser, Deborah Rush, Patrick Wilson, Rosanna Arquette, Bob Balaban, Shiri Appleby, Colin Quinn

Running time:
Approx 30 minutes per episode

Number of episodes:
10

 

Hannah (Dunham), Marnie (Williams), Jessa (Kirke) and Shoshanna (Mamet) return for their second season together. All is not smooth sailing for the Girls girls as they struggle together through: a honeymoon; meeting the in-laws; a divorce; sexuality confusion; intentional cocaine use (see last season for unintentional); sex with artists; sex with a married stranger; sex with a neighbour; living with a boyfriend (without realising it); an e-book deal; a deadline induced nervous breakdown; an estranged father; and a desertion.

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Girls: Season One

Review by CJ

Girls - Season 1

Director:
Lena Dunham, Richard Shepard, Jesse Peretz, Jody Lee Lipes

Writer:
Lena Dunham, Lesley Arfin, Judd Apatow, Jennifer Konner, Bruce Eric Kaplan, Dan Sterling

Starring:
Lena Dunham, Allison Williams, Zosia Mamet, Jemima Kirke, Adam Driver, Alex Karpovsky, Christopher Abbott

Other notable appearances:
Chris O’Dowd, Kathryn Hahn, Jorma Taccone, Richard Masur

Running time:
Approx 30 minutes per episode

Number of episodes:
10

 

Main characters Hannah (Dunham), Marnie (Williams), Shoshana (Mamet) and Jessa (Kirke) are four twenty-something girls who are trying to work out love, life and friendship in the Big Apple.

Season one sees the Girls girls through pregnancy scares; STIs; boyfriends; ex-boyfriends; ex-boyfriends who come out as gay; selfish friends; virginity; accidental crack smoking; hirings; firings; quittings; fights; harsh realisations; and finally a wedding.

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