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12.11.12

Mad Men: Season Five

David Hare reviews its release on DVD
John Hamm as Don Draper in Season Five of AMC's Mad Men
David Hare (The Guardian) (link via 3:AM Magazine):
Hare Krishna, LSD and shacking up: in Series 5, Mad Men is decisively on the move. For so long rooted in the early 1960s, as imagined in the novels of Richard Yates and Sloan Wilson, this most literary of TV series is now schlepping up the decade to take root in the world of Tom Wolfe and even of Hunter S Thompson. Let's hope Kate Millett and Betty Friedan are lying in wait round the corner to blow things even more dramatically apart. [Read More]
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