Articles tagged john slattery

Philip Seymour Hoffman Grappled With Broken Systems in His Final Roles

Both A Most Wanted Man and God's Pocket reminder us of how Hoffman always rose to the occasion of the role and drew our attention to the larger structures at play.

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‘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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22 Jan 2009 // 3:43 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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18 Mar 2008 // 11:59 PM

The Situation

As The Situation makes a mucky melodrama out of the war in Iraq, it accommodates an American perspective of its own actions.

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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 // 2:24 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 // 4:12 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 // 10:00 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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2 Feb 2007 // 4:37 AM

The Situation (2006)

Even as The Situation makes a mucky melodrama out of the war in Iraq, this effect does not seem entirely inappropriate, as it accommodates a U.S. perspective of its own actions.

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The Brooke Ellison Story (2004)

Christopher Reeve's film seems geared less towards portraying the warts and all existence of a disabled person, than showing what can be achieved with a little selfless dedication.

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18 May 2005 // 12:00 AM

Jack & Bobby

No matter how much we learn of the President, he remains distant, a mythical figure recalled with admiration by friends and foes alike.

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24 Feb 2005 // 12:00 AM

Sam the Man (2000)

If Sam the Man didn't tackle some difficult relationship questions so perceptively, its horrible lead and crappy lighting would have sunk it.

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13 Sep 2004 // 12:00 AM

Jack & Bobby

The structure of Jack & Bobby is more ambitious and convoluted than most teen fare, investing its heroes with a historical weight and grandeur, even if that history is fictional.

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13 Oct 2003 // 12:00 AM

K Street

What does make K Street fascinating is the pinpoint accuracy with which it details the day-to-day lives of its principals.

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Hozier + Death Cab for Cutie + Rock Radio 104.5's Birthday Show (Photo Gallery)

// Notes from the Road

"Radio 104.5's birthday show featured great bands and might have been the unofficial start of summer festival season in the Northeast.

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