We’ve seen Don drunk-smirking, and politely smiling when social situations demanded it, but we still knew that he was miserable. Every fleeting moment of contentment was followed by a return to Don’s usual state of despair.Read more "Don Draper Wants To Teach the World to Sing … and Smile"
Fans of Mad Men have been wondering will there be life for Jon Hamm after the show (there are only two episodes left of the groundbreaking drama). His work outside the AMC drama has been hit and miss in terms of commercial success. In fact he has scored his biggest non-Mad Men critical plaudits for […]Read more "Jon Hamm Swaps 1960s New York for 1980s Beirut"
Unless you’ve been in an alcoholic stupor all week, you know that Mad Men is about to come to an end.Read more "Drink-Along-A-Draper: The Mad Men Drinking Game"
Expect a lot of Mad Men-like cocktails, dapper suits, swinging jazz and sexism.Read more "The Man from U.N.C.L.E. Trailer Looks Like Fun"
My fluffcast, if you’re interested, is here. It’s almost half and hour, which is ridiculously long.Read more "My Favourite TV of 2014"
Even the Game of Thrones juggernaut seemed to stall a little on the Zeitgeist Highway and be overtaken by the True Detective Maserati, in spite of several outstanding moments (mostly involving a lot of blood).Read more "Overdue Detective? Can the second season of “True Detective” Live Up To The Hype"
By Niall McArdle The seventh – and final – season of Mad Men begins tonight. Will the series end with Don Draper dying? Or is he already dead? You can Mad Men yourself here.Read more "Mad Men Season Seven Begins Tonight"
By Niall McArdle The seventh and final season of Mad Men begins in a couple of weeks. AMC has released the psychedelic poster for the season. There is a very handy breakdown of the poster’s design – and what it might signify for the season – here. Season 6 divided many viewers, and the Internet […]Read more "The Mad Men Season 7 Poster Gets All Trippy … But Does It Mean Anything?"
For those who like to binge-drink and binge-watch TV, make your viewing that much more interesting (but not necessarily memorable), by playing the Mad Men Drinking GameRead more "Drink-Along-A-Don: The Mad Men Drinking Game"
For a movie character, how you hold a cigarette is just as important as the smoking of it. If you’re Bogart, or a Bogart wannabe, you hold it between thumb and forefinger, your knuckles still showing, to show you’re a tough guy. A long cigarette delicately held between two tapered fingers? You’re an elegant, seductive woman. Your hand flat, the cigarette between middle and third finger? You’re an aristocrat.Read more "Smoke Doesn’t Get In Your Eyes: Movies and Smoking"