On the morning after the end of 'Mad Men' I will be thinking about this show and its endgame for a while; the finale has already changed shape for me, and it is barely half a day old. Although it involved extraordinary characters living at the edge of melodrama, "Mad Men" was always a show about ... 05/18/2015 - 8:18 am | View Link
Film Crit Hulk Smash: The MAD MEN Finale And The Mantra Of Don Draper HULK'S ALWAYS JOKED THAT MAD MEN WAS STRUCTURED LIKE AN IRISH PLAY, MEANING "IT COULD END AT ANY POINT." AND IF YOU THINK ABOUT IT, EVERY EPISODE OF THE SHOW PROBABLY COULD HAVE BEEN A FINALE ... PEOPLE SHAPE OUR WANTS, HOPES AND FEARS. 05/17/2015 - 1:00 pm | View Link
What will happen in the ‘Mad Men’ finale? Our guesses Mad Men is all over Sunday, and we have strong opinions ... we’ve formed careful opinions about what the show really means, and now we have hopes and predictions for the series finale. Of course, we expect Matthew Weiner to do something completely ... 05/15/2015 - 3:28 am | View Link
‘Mad Men’ Recap: Episode 13 ‘The Milk and Honey Route’ This will surely seem inexcusable to many people, but it really is Mad Men being Mad Men. The episode doesn’t feel like it’s leading to some grand finale, even if it does ... a pretty smooth talker with his hopes and dreams for their new life together ... 05/11/2015 - 2:55 am | View Link
Mad Men: Ways Chronology Plays a Crucial Part With the seven episode final stretch now under-way until the finale on May 17th, we take a look at how chronology plays a crucial part in three huge aspects ... can play into the characters hopes and disappointments. Mad Men has always been a show ... 04/10/2015 - 1:00 pm | View Link
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An epic history of the movie trailer—Hopes&Fears Charting the rise of the movie trailer from an advertisement to a popular form of standalone entertainment, we break down its history, tropes, "in a worlds" and ... 01/14/2017 - 6:47 am | View Website
The film captures the way we think about people we knew and the lives they lived when we remember them from the distance of decades.
Written and directed by Mike Mills, and loosely based on his own childhood, it tells the story of a teenage boy being raised by a single mother in a big house in Santa Barbara, Calif.
Mills ("Beginners") was born in 1966, and for a lot of us who lived a substantial portion of our lives in the past century, there's a weird thing that sometimes happens as we think of people from our past, who were older than we were.
Abbie tries to teach Jamie (Lucas Jade Zumann) to be a sensitive man and tells him about punk rock and women's orgasms.
 she regards him as a best friend, leans on him for relationship advice and has the habit of stripping down to her underwear and climbing into his bed to express sisterly closeness.
Tangentially, the world outside goes by - the world is always tangential, except in times of calamity - and so we hear and see manifestations of things like punk rock art shows and early skateboarding culture.
In 1979, it was still possible to find otherwise intelligent, sensible people smoking around the clock.
A big new update for Killing Floor 2 has been unveiled, and it launches for free today on PC and PS4. Tropical Bash introduces a wide variety of new features, starting with a weapon, the Bone Crusher. It's a tier 4 Berserker weapon that consists of a mace (the base of which is a baseball bat) and a spiked shield (built from a hubcap).