Tag Archives: Zosia Mamet

TV Review: Girls‘ sixth & final season bows out with unexpected grace

Though it started on what seemed like uneven ground, the final season of HBOs Girls manages to not only pull the series strengths together and end on a high note but also manage to do so while remaining as imperfect and messy as it’s ever been.... Continue Reading

First Impressions: Girls still has a lot to learn in its sixth & final season

The fifth season of HBO’s Girls – in many ways – raised the bar for the popular but divisive series. Both as a writer and an actress, Lena Dunham cleverly and effectively built on all the aspects of the show that have worked in the past and dropped what didn’t. Efforts by everyone involved helped refine the show into a series of evocative 30-minute vignettes.... Continue Reading

Zosia Mamet & Matt Smith to play Patti Smith and Robert Mapplethorpe in new biopic

Zosia Mamet, probably best known to many as the endlessly entertaining Shosanna Shapiro on HBO’s Girls, will be jumping into a vastly different role as she prepares to portray iconic musician and writer Patti Smith in an upcoming biopic based on US avant-garde photographer Robert Mapplethorpe. Former Doctor Who star Matt Smith will be portraying Mapplethorpe himself in the new film, to be directed by Ondi Timoner (director behind Brand: The Second Coming).... Continue Reading