If you are a religious follower of the HBO show, Girls, than you certainly have some form of opinion on Lena Dunham, the mastermind and star actress of the show. Lena Dunham got her early success through directing and starring in the 2010 film, “Tiny Furniture.” It fits into the hilarious genre name of “Mumblecore,” a patronizing name given to independent (hipster) movies that are low-budget and use amateur actors. Not only did it lead her to her co-director of Girls, Judd Apatow, it also garnered generally positive reviews and won several accolades.
From there, Dunham began to make waves with “Girls.” Now in its fourth season, Girls follows the lives of twenty-somethings as they struggle to pave their way to success in New York City all the while making really, really terrible decisions. Not a completely novel idea, but is made unique by both the fitting cast and Dunham’s fearlessness as both a writer and actress.