Articles tagged christina hendricks

‘Mad Men: Season Six’: Steps Back and Forward

In this uneven but revelatory season of Mad Men, Don Draper’s mask of identity slipped and his performance became more difficult to maintain.

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Transformer, Singular: ‘Drive’ Sings the Body Electric

Va-va-va-vroooom: Cannes Best Director winner Nicolas Winding Refn talks Drive with PopMatters.

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1 Sep 2011 // 11:00 AM

Drive (dir. Nicolas Winding Refn) Red Band Trailer

Danish director Nicolas Winding Refn’s new film Drive follows a mechanic/stunt driver by day, getaway driver by night (Ryan Gosling, who hand picked

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Christina Hendricks in Broken Bells’ “Ghost Inside”

Do you love Christina Hendricks as an gorgeous-but-somewhat-tragic office-runner named Joan Holloway in 1960s-set Mad Men, but also love Christina Hendricks as a gorgeous-but-somewhat-psychopathic con-woman

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22 Jan 2009 // 4:43 AM

‘Mad Men’ keeps its edgy edge

We’re starting right off with good news. Matthew Weiner, creator and driving force behind AMC’s Emmy-winning “Mad Men,” has signed a deal to

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Back to Basics - The 30 Best TV Shows of 2008

The Year in TV was a lot like the US economy: struggling until summer and then tanking under the hope of a 2009 comeback. Still, our staff found 30 solid reasons to be cheerful come entertainment investment time.

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8 Aug 2008 // 5:05 AM

‘Mad Men’s’ most outspoken woman

For Christina Hendricks, playing Joan Holloway on “Mad Men” (Sunday, AMC) has been an eye-opening experience. Not only is Joan one of the most intriguing

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5 Aug 2008 // 11:00 PM

Mad Men, Sad Men

The increasing prevalence and sophistication of advertising, the popularization of psychotherapy, and an emerging political consciousness in the American middle class all come to the fore in this excellent television series.

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28 Jul 2008 // 8:10 AM

BEVERLY HILLS - Though she’s been acting most of her life, Elisabeth Moss figures she’s fortunate she’s never been famous. That streak

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High Redefinition: The 30 Best TV Shows of 2007

In memoriam of a TV season cut down before its prime time, PopMatters staff celebrates the Top 30 TV Shows of 2007. Some are old favorites. Others have barely made their impression felt. But at a time when all broadcast fortunes are up in the air, they definitely deserve the recognition.

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18 Oct 2007 // 3:24 AM

Passing the torch: From made men to ‘Mad Men’

For all its ups and downs and long delays between seasons, it wasn’t easy to let go of “The Sopranos.” When the landmark HBO

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31 Jul 2007 // 5:12 AM

ON THE TUBE: Critics go mad for AMC’s ‘Mad Men’

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. - I’m standing in the Milton Berle Dining Room at the Beverly Hills Friars Club when up walks a woman in

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25 Jul 2007 // 11:00 PM

Mad Men

Mad Men is stylish and clever, showing men who are simultaneously at the pinnacle of their corporate and personal worlds, and at risk of losing everything.

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Jon Hamm finally gets his big break with AMC’s ‘Mad Men’

It was not exactly propitious when actor Jon Hamm left his native St. Louis and steered his trusty Corolla into L.A. with $150 in his

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11 Oct 2004 // 1:00 AM

Kevin Hill

Hill's metamorphosis from self-centered stud to compassionate caregiver is, of course, the series' major story arc.

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The Eye of Lenzi: "Gang War in Milan" and "Spasmo"

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"Two wide and handsome Italian thrillers of the 1970s.

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