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Watch: 13-Minute Documentary Investigates 'The Real Don Draper'

24 February 2015 2:01 PM, PST | The Playlist | See recent The Playlist news »

If you’re counting the days until Don Draper and “Mad Men” returns for its final half season, you’re not alone. April 5th cannot come soon enough. And though we can’t make the time pass any faster, we can offer a little “Mad Men” tidbit that might help tide you over as you tick the calendar days off one-by-one. Created by Matthew Weiner, and expertly portrayed by Jon Hamm, Don Draper is one of the most complex, mysterious, dysfunctional, needy, broken (anti)heroes on television. He’s an intricate, detailed character worthy of in-depth study for anyone hoping to create an everlasting, memorable protagonist. But is he entirely a work of Weiner’s creation, or does Don Draper have a real-life origin? Vice news recently asked the same question, and if you haven’t heard of George Lois, the answer might surprise you. According to Jane Maas, the »

- Zach Hollwedel

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New Poster Lands For Mad Men’s Final Season

23 February 2015 2:23 PM, PST | We Got This Covered | See recent We Got This Covered news »

AMC are prepping fans of Matthew Weiner’s stellar drama, Mad Men, before its final run of episodes arrive in April. Last week, we saw the arrival of a cheeky teaser trailer featuring an era-perfect soundtrack and segmented video shots of the cast. Remaining in their period grab for a series of stills, we were then granted an even better look at the shifting fashion trends – gotta love the flares! – as the show’s timeline is expected to move into the seventies. Now, we’ve a first glimpse at the final teaser poster for the show (via Vulture), and it’s as cool as one could expect.

Featuring a slick-haired Don Draper behind the wheel of his car, arm casually flung over the side, fingers clutching a burning cigarette, it’s the type of effortlessly suave imagery that the show has based its reputation on. Along with the poster, Vulture spoke with the show creator, »

- Gem Seddon

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The Poster For Mad Men's Final Episodes Is Here! But What Does It Mean?

23 February 2015 2:16 PM, PST | BuzzSugar | See recent BuzzSugar news »

Mad Men will return with its final seven episodes on April 5, and fans are getting plenty to salivate over in the interim. Gorgeous pictures of the cast are out, and Vulture has debuted a brand-new poster. Don sits pensively in a car, looking forward with a cigarette in his hand. Nothing new to see here, right? Creator/genius Matthew Weiner spoke with Vulture about the poster, and as it turns out, there's a lot more than meets the eye. "I don't know if you could say he's looking at the end of the show in his rearview mirror, but he's being pursued," he said. "He's on his way. He's in the city - and he's on his way." Click over to find out more! »

- Maggie-Pehanick

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A History of Mad Men's Planes, Trains, and Automobiles

23 February 2015 1:38 PM, PST | Vulture | See recent Vulture news »

The new poster for the final batch of Mad Men episodes is here, and it features a determined-looking Don Draper driving off into (well, out of) the sunset. Matthew Weiner was predictably cagey about the exact meaning of the image, but he did tell Vulture that "there’s going to be a sense of motion" to the final chapter. Mad Men's a show that wrestles with the fundamental idea of change — whether people change, what happens to us when times change, who's responsible for resisting or inciting change. That ambivalence is reflected over and over again in Mm's odd relationship with transportation: car crashes, plane crashes, identity crises on trains. If you're a character on Mad Men, for the love of God, stay put.Season 1 We first see Don in a car at the tail end of the pilot, just before the surprise reveal that he's actually a married »

- Margaret Lyons

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'Mad Men' Season 7 Poster Teases the Final Episodes

23 February 2015 12:17 PM, PST | MovieWeb | See recent MovieWeb news »

Last week, AMC released the first teaser trailer and photo gallery for the second half of Mad Men Season 7, with the final 7 episodes set to debut on Sunday, April 5 at 10:00 pm. Now, we get the official poster. Here, we see Don Draper (Jon Hamm) as he prepares to ride off into the sunset, signature cigarette in hand. This one-sheet also continues to hint at the series' 70s time period, as Draper and Associates ease their way out of the 60s.

The final 7 episodes of Mad Men will, for the last time, follow the complex lives of Don, Peggy, Roger, Joan, Betty and Pete, and their families, colleagues, rivals and love interests, as their stories come to an end.&#160Creator Matthew Weiner thanked fans earlier in the year for their continued support, and promises the perfect send off for Don. He states:

"What an incredible journey this has been. I »

- MovieWeb

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'Mad Men' Season 7 Poster Teases the Final Episodes

23 February 2015 12:17 PM, PST | MovieWeb | See recent MovieWeb news »

Last week, AMC released the first teaser trailer and photo gallery for the second half of Mad Men Season 7, with the final 7 episodes set to debut on Sunday, April 5 at 10:00 pm. Now, we get the official poster. Here, we see Don Draper (Jon Hamm) as he prepares to ride off into the sunset, signature cigarette in hand. This one-sheet also continues to hint at the series' 70s time period, as Draper and Associates ease their way out of the 60s.

The final 7 episodes of Mad Men will, for the last time, follow the complex lives of Don, Peggy, Roger, Joan, Betty and Pete, and their families, colleagues, rivals and love interests, as their stories come to an end.&#160Creator Matthew Weiner thanked fans earlier in the year for their continued support, and promises the perfect send off for Don. He states:

"What an incredible journey this has been. I »

- MovieWeb

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Exclusive: Matthew Weiner Analyzes the Final, Official Mad Men Poster

23 February 2015 7:00 AM, PST | Vulture | See recent Vulture news »

The final seven episodes of Mad Men begin airing in just six weeks, which means the AMC buzz machine surrounding the show has kicked into gear. Last week brought the first teaser pictures and video trailer for season seven’s conclusion, along with the news that Don Draper’s hat and suit are headed to the Smithsonian. And today, before it begins popping up on billboards and in magazine ads, Vulture has the exclusive unveiling of the last official poster for Mad Men — the emblematic image that will forever stand as the graphical representation of season seven’s second half. Series creator Matthew Weiner and AMC marketing chief Linda Schupack agreed to talk to us about the poster. Since the season hasn’t started and Weiner notoriously guards against spoilers, they didn’t reveal anything concrete about what’s to come on the show. But they did discuss five elements »

- Josef Adalian

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New TV Spot & Poster for the Final Episodes of Mad Men

23 February 2015 | The Daily BLAM! | See recent The Daily BLAM! news »

Mad Men, the popular AMC drama that made history as the first basic cable series ever to win the Emmy for Outstanding Drama Series four consecutive years, is coming to a close this April. et in 1960s New York, the sexy, stylized and provocative AMC drama Mad Men follows the lives of the ruthlessly competitive men and women of Madison Avenue advertising. During the 87th annual Oscars telecast Sunday night, AMC released a touching trip down memory lane in anticipation of the series' final episodes with the video entitled “Nostalgia.” Series creator Matthew Weiner shared a few details with Vulture.com about the symbolism behind the show's final poster: "It’s designed to tell you that Don is going somewhere. He could be going to work, he could be going away from work. But there is a »

- Pietro Filipponi

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‘Are You Here’ Review

22 February 2015 3:01 AM, PST | Blogomatic3000 | See recent Blogomatic3000 news »

Stars: Owen Wilson, Zach Galifianakis, Amy Poehler, Jay Gates, Jason Davis, Melissa Rauch, Melanie Ratcliff, Naomi Lavette, Lauren Lapkus, Alana De La Garza, Greg Cromer, Paul Schulze, Matt Cornwell, Bridget Gethins | Written and Directed by Matthew Weiner

Ben is likes to spend his days on a couch with his childish best friend Steve smoking weed. But when his father passes away, they travel back to their childhood home and their lives are turned upside down. On discovering his late father has left him a large sum of money and property in his will, Ben finds a new purpose in life. However, those around him are less supportive and as they all try to figure out what to do with the money, Ben and his family begin to re-examine their own lives as well.

With actors like Zach Galifianakis and Amy Poehler involved, you would be forgiven for thinking that Are You Here is a comedy. »

- Richard Axtell

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Watch the trailer for ‘Mad Men’ Season 7, part II: The Party’s Over

20 February 2015 1:30 PM, PST | SoundOnSight | See recent SoundOnSight news »

AMC’s wildly popular and critically acclaimed period drama, Mad Men, created by Matthew Weiner, is due to draw to a close after the second seven episode installment of its seventh season. In seven seasons the audience has witnessed Don Draper’s (Jon Hamm) torrid affairs, business machismo, and the increasingly complex and furnished details of those in the extended Draper household and at Sterling Cooper, then Sterling Cooper Draper Pryce.

The trailer for part two of the seventh season is in the style of previous Mad Men season teasers, with focus on the fashions, moods, and broad strokes of this final collection of episodes. From the trailer it appears that in this last part of the seventh season, Mad Men jumps into the mid 1970s. The trailer features the dulcet tones of Diana Ross in her 1976 hit “Love Hangover”, and the fashions have changed, noticeably with more color and flare. »

- Max Wood

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New Mad Men Season 7 Trailer Declares “The Party’s Over”

20 February 2015 9:39 AM, PST | TVovermind.com | See recent TVovermind.com news »

A new trailer for the seventh and final season of Mad Men has debuted, and it gives away an incredible amount of details about what’s to come in the series’ last seven episodes. Of course, I’m kidding (Matthew Weiner and his fear of absolutely anything being a spoiler would not allow that—I’m shocked we got to see that Roger is now rocking sideburns), as the video for the AMC drama’s swan song acts more as a photo shoot than an actual promo for upcoming episodes. However, even though the trailer, aptly titled “The Party’s Over,” does not provide a taste of what to expect from Weiner and co. in Mad Men‘s final season, it definitely did its job in getting me excited for what’s to come. I’m thankful to have the opportunity to spend more time with the likes of Don, »

- Chris King

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'Mad Men' Season 7 Trailer: Don Draper's Final Party

19 February 2015 12:01 PM, PST | MovieWeb | See recent MovieWeb news »

Yesterday, AMC brought us the final cast photos as Mad Men prepares for it's last 7 episodes. Now, those images come to life in a new teaser trailer for the return of Season 7, which will bring about the end of an era this spring. It seems Don is throwing a lavish lawn party, and everyone has been invited.

Don't look too hard for any clues in this first footage, though. While the sneak peek clearly indicates Don Draper (Jon Hamm) and associates are moving out of the 60s and into the 70s, there is not much to be learned in this glamorous photo-shoot stye teaser featuring the main cast as they show off some of their new fashions. About these final episodes, series creator Matthew Weiner stated earlier this year:

"What an incredible journey this has been. I take great pride in what the entire Mad Men team was able to create episode after episode, »

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Watch: Have A "Love Hangover" With First Trailer And Images For Final Season Of 'Mad Men'

19 February 2015 11:00 AM, PST | The Playlist | See recent The Playlist news »

There's just seven episodes left before you can say goodbye to "Mad Men." For seven seasons, the show has been at the center of the conversation about the Golden Age Of Television, but now Matthew Weiner and co. are putting Don Draper's story to rest and the first teaser is here. The second half of the seventh seems to be leaping to the mid-seventies, if the fashion and soundtrack of Diana Ross' "Love Hangover" are anything to go by. As per usual, the teaser reveals nothing about the plot, but focuses on the mood and fashions. Highlights: Pete Campbell being a total creepy slime-ball and Roger Sterling being even more of a silver fox than previously thought possible. Everything begins to end on April 5th. Watch below and check out a batch of new images too. »

- Kevin Jagernauth

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‘Mad Men’ Season 7 Promo: “The Party’s Over” Beginning Of End

19 February 2015 10:11 AM, PST | Deadline TV | See recent Deadline TV news »

AMC has released a TV promo ahead of the final seven episodes of the seventh and final season of Mad Men, which returns Sunday, April 5 at 10 Pm. The dates were announced this winter. "What an incredible journey this has been," Mad Men creator Matthew Weiner said at the time "I take great pride in what the entire Mad Men team was able to create episode after episode, season after season. We sincerely thank the fans for joining us on this ride and hope it has meant as much… »

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'Mad Men' Final Season Teaser Promises the Sweetest Hangover (Video)

19 February 2015 6:25 AM, PST | Moviefone | See recent Moviefone news »

A new teaser for the second part of "Mad Men"'s seventh and final season is here, and it looks like Don Draper and co. are in for plenty of hookups and hangovers in the final stretch of episodes.

As is usual for the secretive series, the promo is short on plot, but chock full of funky fashion and lots of furtive glances between our characters. Pete and Peggy share a moment at a party, while Don and Megan appear to still be on different wavelengths; there's also split screen shots of Betty and Sally, and one of Joan and the men of the Sterling Cooper & Partners office, including a singled out Roger.

What does all this mean for the last few episodes of the show, though? It seems we're being pointed into expecting resolutions between these characters, including the likely (official) end of Don and Megan's marriage, Betty and Sally finally communicating, »

- Katie Roberts

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Watch: ‘Mad Men’ Star Vincent Kartheiser Says Pete is More ‘Bitter, Entitled’ in Final Run (Exclusive)

18 February 2015 7:00 AM, PST | Variety - TV News | See recent Variety - TV News news »

We still have a while to wait until the return of “Mad Men” on April 5, but Variety has an exclusive video featuring the AMC drama’s Vincent Kartheiser (Pete Campbell) to whet your appetite for season 7B and the final seven episodes.

In the Epk above, Kartheiser discusses showrunner Matthew Weiner’s success in casting relative unknowns who grew into breakout stars, Pete’s evolution in the final season, and his experience filming the show.

Pete Campbell heads into the final run of “Mad Men” episodes feeling very unsettled about the looming end of his marriage to Trudy and how he’ll navigate his role as a father to their daughter, Tammy. His new girlfriend in L.A., real estate broker Bonnie, went so far as to tell him, “I don’t like you in New York” after he refused to let her meet Tammy while the two were on a visit to the city. »

- Variety Staff

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Mad Men Will Be Canonized at Museums Across the Country

17 February 2015 12:00 PM, PST | Vulture | See recent Vulture news »

Don Draper’s gray suit and trademark fedora are headed to the Smithsonian. As part of an ambitious slate of cultural commemorations tied to the end of Mad Men, Vulture has learned that the Smithsonian’s Museum of American History will add Don’s familiar fashion statements — plus his much-used office bar cart — to its permanent collection. In a ceremony planned for March 27, series creator Matthew Weiner will also donate a copy of the script for season-one finale “The Wheel,” including a never-filmed alternate ending. The Smithsonian enshrinement is one of several exhibits, events, and screenings AMC and Mad Men producer Lionsgate have organized as part of an effort to both market the Mad Men farewell season (which kicks off April 5) and position the show for a long and prosperous pop-culture afterlife. “A television series unlike any other deserves a send-off unlike any other,” AMC president Charlie Collier said in »

- Josef Adalian

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The Best And Worst Of The 2015 Berlin Film Festival

17 February 2015 10:05 AM, PST | The Playlist | See recent The Playlist news »

So it's wrap-up time for the 2015 Berlin International Film Festival, which came to a close on Sunday after ten days of high drama, low temperatures and middling pizza slices from the food court in the Potsdamer Platz mall. What is the general word? Looking back on our Most Anticipated piece from two weeks ago, it seems the 2015 Berlinale has made good on some of its promises, but overall fell a bit short regarding widespread expectations. Boasting a name-brand auteur list that the Cannes main competition would find enviable —Malick! Herzog! Wenders!— and a jury headed by Darren Aronofsky and featuring Bong Joon-ho, Matthew Weiner and Claudia Llosa, it felt like Berlin might be poised this year to nose forward in the European festival prestige race where it has traditionally lagged behind Cannes and Venice both. But what was most impressive this year was not the latest films from those big names, »

- Jessica Kiang

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January Jones Remembers Her Mad Men Audition (Video)

17 February 2015 9:30 AM, PST | PEOPLE.com | See recent PEOPLE.com news »

She's so not a Peggy. She's totally a Betty. But January Jones says that when she initially auditioned for a part on Mad Men, she actually read for the part of Peggy several times for show creator Matthew Weiner. "Matt [then] wrote a couple of scenes for me to read for Betty because she wasn't a character yet. She was at the end of the pilot, but there weren't any scenes for her," Jones says.She obviously got the part, while Elisabeth Moss snagged the role of assistant-turned-ad-exec Peggy. Jones says that being a part of the beloved drama has long been an exercise in patience, »

- Gillian Telling, @gilliantelling

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January Jones Remembers Her Mad Men Audition (Video)

17 February 2015 9:30 AM, PST | PEOPLE.com | See recent PEOPLE.com news »

She's so not a Peggy. She's totally a Betty. But January Jones says that when she initially auditioned for a part on Mad Men, she actually read for the part of Peggy several times for show creator Matthew Weiner. "Matt [then] wrote a couple of scenes for me to read for Betty because she wasn't a character yet. She was at the end of the pilot, but there weren't any scenes for her," Jones says.She obviously got the part, while Elisabeth Moss snagged the role of assistant-turned-ad-exec Peggy. Jones says that being a part of the beloved drama has long been an exercise in patience, »

- Gillian Telling, @gilliantelling

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