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Tribeca All Access 2015: Giving a Cinematic Voice to the Underrepresented

E. Nina Rothe | Posted 04.20.2015 | Entertainment
E. Nina Rothe

Years ago, when I first started writing about films, I remember attending a luncheon for the Tribeca All Access program, offered by the Tribeca Film Institute, during the Tribeca Film Festival in NYC.

Maureen Ryan

Was That The Weirdest 'Mad Men' Scene Yet?

HuffingtonPost.com | Maureen Ryan | Posted 04.20.2015 | Entertainment

Do not read on unless you've seen "The Forecast," the tenth episode of "Mad Men's" final season. You come to me for analysis of “Mad Men” that ...

Mad Men Season 7: Don's Long Goodbye

James Marshall Crotty | Posted 04.18.2015 | Entertainment
James Marshall Crotty

The tragedy of King Draper is that now that he is "ready" (as he tells "Di"), the tough new girl in his life reveals that she is not. She needs to suffer a bit more for her past misdeeds. And so it goes. The heaping mess of karma, born long before Dick Whitman even entered this world, is still inflicting its vengeance on our late-blooming ad man.

Mad Men: That Wily Kenny Cosgrove

Darryl Woodard | Posted 04.09.2015 | Entertainment
Darryl Woodard

One man always seems to manage to navigate above the fray, with his marriage still intact even, wonder of wonders. And that man's name is Ken Cosgrove.

Matthew Jacobs

Maggie Siff On Returning To Haunt Don Draper's Dreams

HuffingtonPost.com | Matthew Jacobs | Posted 04.06.2015 | Entertainment

Warning: This interview contains spoilers for “Severance,” the eighth episode of the final season of “Mad Men.” "I'm glad it’s out there ...

Christopher Rosen

This Is Why 'Mad Men' Won't End With Don Being Punished

HuffingtonPost.com | Christopher Rosen | Posted 04.01.2015 | Entertainment

Don Draper has been called everything from a "pretty bad person" to a "bad dude" to a "rotten asshole." Even Jon Hamm, the man who has played Draper f...

Christopher Rosen

Why Matthew Weiner Is So Obsessed With Preventing 'Mad Men' Spoilers

HuffingtonPost.com | Christopher Rosen | Posted 03.26.2015 | Entertainment

Each screener copy of the forthcoming "Mad Men" half-season premiere was accompanied by a note from creator Matthew Weiner. "Enclosed is the premie...

AMC Really Wanted A Modern-Day 'Mad Men' Spinoff About Sally

The Huffington Post | Erin Whitney | Posted 03.13.2015 | Entertainment

AMC has a penchant for churning out spinoffs of their top shows. First, there was "Breaking Bad" prequel "Better Call Saul" and now the untitled "Walk...

It's The End Of An Era In These New 'Mad Men' Photos

The Huffington Post | Erin Whitney | Posted 02.18.2015 | Entertainment

The end of "Mad Men" looms closer, meaning its time to speculate about the fate of our favorite Sterling Cooper characters. The final seven episodes o...

John Slattery: The 'Mad Men' Finale Feels 'Inevitable' But 'Not Predictable'

HuffPost Live | Ryan Buxton | Posted 02.17.2015 | Entertainment

The countdown is officially on for the end of "Mad Men," which returns to AMC in April and wraps up for good in May. But the show's cast already knows...

10 of My Favorite Things From 2014

Patricia Zohn | Posted 02.22.2015 | Arts
Patricia Zohn

2014 was a year of great personal sadness for me. Herewith a short list of things that pierced the veil.

VIDEO Chief of the Mad Men, Matthew Weiner, Talks About Are You Here

Rob Feld | Posted 10.22.2014 | Entertainment
Rob Feld

As different as the projects are -- Are You Here is basically a comedy -- it's interesting to see Weiner's core concerns play themselves out here, as well. Where does man fit in modern society? How can one feel natural within it?

Sorry, Matthew Weiner, But The Pay Gap Is A Gender Issue

The Huffington Post | Lauren Duca | Posted 08.22.2014 | Entertainment

During a recent trip to HuffPost Live, Matthew Weiner addressed Jenji Kohan's comments about pay inequality for showrunners, saying the discrepancy is...

Matthew Weiner Explains Why 'Mad Men' Viewers Don't Like Don Draper

HuffPost Live | Ryan Buxton | Posted 08.13.2014 | Entertainment

The iconic Don Draper will finally hang up his hat next year after seven seasons of sexy '60s drama. With only a handful of episodes left with Sterlin...

'Mad Men' Creator Says His High Salary Isn't A 'Gender Issue'

HuffPost Live | Ryan Buxton | Posted 08.13.2014 | Women

"Mad Men" creator Matthew Weiner secured a near-$30 million payday for the final three seasons of his hit series, but he told HuffPost Live on Wednesd...

'Mad Men' Star Broke Up With A Man Who Watched The Show Without Her

HuffPost Live | Ryan Buxton | Posted 07.17.2014 | Entertainment

Actress Julia Ormond takes "Mad Men" very seriously. Ormond joined HuffPost Live on Thursday to discuss her series "Witches of East End" and her "M...

CTRL+ PLUS: A Closer Look at AMC's Halt and Catch Fire

Holly Cara Price | Posted 08.15.2014 | Entertainment
Holly Cara Price

AMC premiered its newest series, Halt and Catch Fire, three weeks ago tonight, in the void that was left by the season finale of the jewel in the AMC ...

'Mad Men' Creator's New Comedy Gets A Trailer

The Huffington Post | Jessica Goodman | Posted 06.05.2014 | Entertainment

Matthew Weiner actually wrote his first post-"Mad Men" endeavor, big-screen comedy "Are You Here," over a decade ago, before Don Draper even existed. ...

Mad Men: All Business Is Personal

Darryl Woodard | Posted 05.30.2014 | TV
Darryl Woodard

Roger Sterling will definitely be one of the favorites of the Mad Men characters missed when the show concludes next year. But also I believe one of the other secondary characters will also be missed, and that is Harry Crane, acted by Rick Sommer.

Mad Men To the Moon: Classic Series Returned To Form in 2014

William Bradley | Posted 07.27.2014 | Entertainment
William Bradley

Why is an episode about victory named after one of the most famous defeats in world history? Is it because the crushing blow to Napoleon proved to be a smashing victory for the British Empire and its allies?

Christopher Rosen

Why The 'Mad Men' Midseason Finale Was So Super Sad

HuffingtonPost.com | Christopher Rosen | Posted 10.09.2014 | Entertainment

"Mad Men" was so sneaky sad during the first portion of its final season that it's no wonder the soul-crushing mid-season finale ended in a musical nu...

Mad Men: The Strategy Is My Way

William Bradley | Posted 07.19.2014 | Entertainment
William Bradley

"The Strategy," Mad Men's penultimate episode of 2014, was a very important episode about work and relationships. And in the best tradition of Mad Men, it showed that, for these folks, the most important relationships revolve around work while the best work is about relationships.

How Character Development IN 'Mad Men' Drives Conflict

Jesse Damiani | Posted 07.12.2014 | Entertainment
Jesse Damiani

As Mad Men nears the close of its final season's first half, much of the discussion surrounding it has morphed into a rhetorical echo chamber: Does it deserve the hype?

Christina Hendricks Finds a Good Fit in God's Pocket

Alex Simon | Posted 07.09.2014 | Entertainment
Alex Simon

"It's been fun to hear people's stories: 'I knew Joan.' 'My mother was Joan.' 'I was Joan.' So I think that's one reason audiences can relate to her and, in many ways, have been a cheerleader for her. She is so unique, but there are elements that people really connect with."

Matthew Weiner Wants 'Mad Men' To Live Forever In Fans' Imaginations

AP | FRAZIER MOORE | Posted 04.08.2014 | TV

NEW YORK (AP) — Chat with Matthew Weiner these days and you feel the added depth of his "Mad Men" immersion. When its bifurcated final season begin...