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Mad Men: Waterloo: Episode 7 Season 7—TV Review

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The first half of Mad Men’s swan song has hit its last note.  “Waterloo” saw battle in every direction and to the victor went the spoils. As mankind took its first steps on the moon, Sterling Cooper & Partners again fought to free itself from tyranny. We just hope the right Napoleon was ousted once and for all.

Mad Men: The Runaways: Episode 5 Season 7—TV Review

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There are only two episodes left of  Mad Men this year and after last night you’re going to regret it. “The Runaways” are three, and though they all run in different directions, without them we'd be lost. Don Draper is on his way, but who knows where he’ll land.

Mad Men: The Monolith: Episode 4 Season 7—TV Review

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The future is coming to Mad Men but not everyone’s ready for change. “The Monolith” grapples with Sterling Cooper & Partner’s new computer, and the transformation of an office and a man. With Roger on a farm struggling with a newly free spirit, the '70s are crashing down on our old world men. The Players: Director: Scott Hornbacher Writer: Erin...

Mad Men: Time Zones: Episode 1 Season 7—TV Review

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The season premiere of Mad Men kicked off in January 1969. “Time Zones” is set just two months after the sixth season finale, around the inauguration of Richard Nixon. Don, Peggy, Joan and Roger steal the night and our hearts.

Sundance 2014: God's Pocket - Movie Review

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 John Slattery (Mad Men) offers up God's Pocket, his feature directorial debut, to the 2014 Sundance Film Festival.  This family/crime drama seems like it could be inspired by (or the basis for) any number of Tom Waits songs.  That is to say, unkind to its characters, bleak in its worldview, but ultimately a unique and colorful tale. The...

Mad Men: In Care Of: Episode 13 Season 6—TV Review

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Mad Men-In Care Of-Robert Morse
The final episode of Mad Men’s sixth season has come and gone, leaving a crater in its wake. “In Care of” introduced a shocking new future for SC&P and many of its inhabitants. But the way ahead for Don is what grabbed everyone’s attention.

Mad Men: The Quality of Mercy: Episode 12 Season 6—TV Review

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No one does a penultimate episode like Mad Men. “The Quality of Mercy” was loaded with intrigue, and there was more than one conflict to concern yourself with. As Don and company barrel toward the sixth season finale ask yourself: Is anyone on this show capable of mercy?

Mad Men: Favors: Episode 11 Season 6—TV Review

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On Mad Men, “Favors” proves that once a child’s innocence is lost, it can never be retrieved. The consequences of last night’s revelations will resonate throughout season six. Little Sally Draper is a kid no more.

Mad Men: A Tale of Two Cities: Episode 10 Season 6—TV Review

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Last night, Mad Men continued to impress from both sides of the country. “A Tale of Two Cities” brought change for more than a few members of the new agency. Underneath that there was a dark realization that's been plaguing everyone for some time. It seems the future is creeping closer, and one of our beloveds will be unable to escape.

Mad Men: The Crash: Episode 8 Season 6—TV Review

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Last night, Mad Men returned to the world of shared drug use. “The Crash” saw a motley crew from the still unnamed agency indulge in illegal medical enhancement. Through the rose colored glasses of influence, our dark heroes enchanted us with their stories.

News Roundup: Scarlett Johansson To Direct Feature, 'Ain't Them Bodies...

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Scarlett Johansson is ready to make a career change. The actress has announced her directorial debut, where she'll be tackling a work by Truman Capote. Also, IFC released a neat illustrated poster for David Lowery's Sundance hit Ain't Them Bodies Saints. We also got our sticky little hands on Tobias Funke's sizzling audition reel, plus Netflix released 12 new photos for the upcoming...

Mad Men: Man With a Plan: Episode 7 Season 6—TV Review

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Merging isn't without its problems on Mad Men. "Man With a Plan" focuses on the currently nameless agency, along with all the trouble it creates. With John Slattery in the director's chair, the episode held a certain air, but it wasn't enough to hide a slowly creeping oversight.

Mad Men: The Flood: Episode 5 Season 6—TV Review

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Last night's Mad Men dealt with a historical loss—the death of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. "The Flood" left everyone grasping for understanding much like those who really suffered through the tragedy. While people were reeling, one or two developments still managed to break through.

Mad Men: The Collaborators: Episode 3 Season 6—TV Review

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Mad Men-The Collaborators-Christina Hendricks
Mad Men is back in its element. “Collaborators” saw Don and Peggy warring with their staff and clientele. But that was the least of Don’s problems. The weight of his past and present is weighing on him. He’s not the only tortured soul as Joan and Pete battle life’s drama as well.