I showed "The Swimmer" at The Roxie Theater recently as part of a "Mad Men"-inspired film series, and was struck once again by the fact that such a strange movie could ever have been made within the Hollywood studio system, much less been bankrolled rather comfortably and star Burt Lancaster, one of the most popular leading men of his day. Show More Summary
Matthew Weiner’s Mad Men draws inspiration from many cinematic sources, ranging from The Best of Everything and The Americanization of Emily to La Notte and Carnal Knowledge. I’m spotlighting four of my favorites this weekend at the Roxie Theater in San Francisco, as part of a miniature film festival titled Mad Men Weekend. (For dates and showtimes, click... More »
Mad men. Not the sexy selectively nostalgic program about advertising on TV. We speak of the real guys who go mad. It could be illness. Madness may have been inflicted upon you by life or incredible circumstance. It could just be the sight of Sophia Loren again, reminding you that she hasn't called you for last 50 years. Show More Summary
“Ottepel (The Thaw) is one of the more fascinating descendants of Weiner’s show. To watch it is to step into a parallel universe where a lot of Mad Men‘s themes reappear in a different cultural context, with different characters and stakes.”
Over the past year, we've all become so enamored with the the Fargo and The Lefotvers and the final season of Mad Men and Game of Thrones and Making a Murderer that we've almost completely forgotten about what was one...
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Out of 1400 (fourteen hundred!) TV shows, AMC ended up being one of the big winners: “‘Mad Men’ and ‘Breaking Bad’ are gone, but how would AMC even notice? ‘The Walking Dead’ (19.4 million) is the third-most watched show on all of television. The next-highest cable show? Spin-off ‘Fear the Walking Dead’ (11.8 million).”
I think I’m going to give this one to Kiernan. Unless “this one” is the “WHAT ARE YOU THINKING?” award, in which case I fear January Jones may have it in the bag. Let’s talk it out. Read More...
According to Michael Farmer, what was “once one of the most fulfilling and glamorous of industries has become a grim sweatshop for the people who do the work.” So how did this happen? How did America’s darling Mad Men go from rolling in it to barely holding on?
The SAG Awards served as the perfect crossover for some of your favorite shows this year. Hollywood's biggest names joined together on Saturday, which of course led to some amazing photo opportunities. While the casts of Mad Men, Game...Show More Summary
Jon Hamm looks sharp as he arrives at the 2016 Screen Actors Guild Awards held at the Shrine Auditorium on Saturday (January 30) in Los Angeles. The 44-year-old actor was joined that night by his Mad Men co-stars January Jones and Jessica Pare. PHOTOS: Check out the latest pics of Jon Hamm Jon is up [...]
Christina Hendricks shows a little shoulder as she makes her big arrival at the 2016 Screen Actors Guild Awards held at the Shrine Auditorium on Saturday (January 30) in Los Angeles. The 40-year-old Mad Men star was joined on the carpet by her husband Geoffrey Arend. Mad Men is up for Outstanding Performance by a [...]
Christina Hendricks took to the SAG Awards red carpet to flaunt her curves in a floor-length gold print dress! Alongside husband Geoffrey Arend, the Mad Men actress didn't mess around on the carpet tonight — it's a LOT of fabric, even playing off her left should, but with her hair up and big pieces of jewelry [...]
Many of us recall the final scene of Mad Men where Machiavellian dealmaker, philanderer, and ad mogul Dan Draper sits in lotus position finding either true inner peace or the next cynical direction from which to profit. This scene came to mind as I read another apparent conversion experience by Robert M. Wachter, MD in his recent opinion piece
Mad Max: Fury Road and The Big Short were the big winners on the film side at tonight's 66th annual ACE Eddie Awards. Inside Out took the animated feature prize and Amy Winehouse pic Amy won the docu award during the American CinemaShow More Summary
The smaller computers get, the more they invade our personal space (or from another perspective, the more we invite them into it). We've gone from lonely industrial age mainframes to pocket computers... read more The post Future ‘Mad Men’ Will Buy Ad Space in Your Dreams appeared first on Singularity HUB.
Usually, when a television show is adapted and remade in another country, it’s because that show was a runaway ratings success. That’s not necessarily the case with AMC’s Mad Men, which spent seven seasons as a critical darling and much-discussed cult favorite without ever becoming a powerhouse in terms of overall viewership. Show More Summary
The drama hails from former 'Mad Men' scribe Jonathan Abrahams. read more
Did you know there’s a Russian Mad Men? It’s called Ottepel (The Thaw), and it’s been running since 2013. I didn’t know about the show until a few weeks ago, when I was asked to create a video essay for the International Film Festival Rotterdam comparing Ottepel (The Thaw), a... More »
Netflix runneth over with super-sized piles of new movies and binge-able series, including Cruel Intentions, Scooby-Doo and Talladega Nights. A slightly snarky look at what's arriving and departing on Netflix for the week of Jan. 30-Feb. 5.