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    WATCH: Hypnotic New 'Mad Men' Season 7 Trailer

    Yet another maddeningly elliptical teaser has arrived for "Mad Men" season 7, set to premiere on AMC on April 13. Watch as everybody's favorite existential stress-cases disembark taxis and planes outside a sun-soaked airport.

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    'Mad Men' Creator Matthew Weiner Explains How He Created Don Draper And Other Behind-the-Scenes Secrets At New Museum Event

    10 highlights from the New Museum's "Visionaries Series: 'Mad Men's Matthew Weiner."

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    'Mad Men' Adds 'Chinatown' Screenwriter Robert Towne to Writing Staff for Two-Part Seventh Season

    Along with yesterday's news that the seventh and final season of AMC's "Mad Men" will be broken into two seven-episode batches, to unspool over spring 2014 and spring 2015, showrunner Matthew Weiner also announced that veteran screenwriter Robert Towne ("Chinatown") is one of the new additions to th...

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    Toronto: Matthew Weiner On His Feature Film Debut 'You Are Here' and Saying Goodbye to 'Mad Men'

    “Mad Men” creator and scribe Matthew Weiner comes to TIFF this year with his feature directorial debut, “You Are Here.” The journey from script to screen has taken almost a decade as it wasn’t until the success of his series that he was able to secure funding. The film stars Owen Wilson and Zack Gal...

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    Review and Roundup: Matthew Weiner Misfires with Critically Panned 'You Are Here'

    Matthew Weiner's contemporary comedy "You Are Here," an exploration of male friendship starring Owen Wilson and Zach Galifianakis, doesn't work. How could the creator of "Mad Men" so miss the mark?

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    TIFF Review: 'Mad Men' Creator Matthew Weiner's 'You Are Here' Starring Zach Galifianakis & Owen Wilson

    Matthew Weiner’s “You Are Here” is the worst “Mad Men”-related disaster since Sally Draper walked in on her father and Linda Cardellini going at it last season. And that was pretty bad, especially since Sally has already barged in on several passionate trysts—happily, not always involving her old ma...

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    'The Grandmaster' Talks: Watch 30-Minute Interview With Wong Kar-wai & Conversation With ‘Mad Men’ Creator Matthew Weiner

    While he may give off the impression of an artist who works in secrecy and mystery, shrouding this projects and process with an impenetrable veil, it would appear that Wong Kar-Wai has no problem opening up. Hell, the man braved the world of Comic-Con last month to help promote his forthcoming "The ...

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    TIFF First Looks: James Gandolfini In 'Enough Said,' Owen Wilson In 'You Are Here' & 'Jackie Brown' Prequel 'Life Of Crime'

    Yes, the train of TIFF images continues so bear with us. In this batch we've one of the last performances from the late, great James Gandolfini, the new feature from "Mad Men" creator Matthew Weiner and the movie otherwise known as the "Jackie Brown" prequel.

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    EMMY WATCH: 'Mad Men' Creator Weiner Talks Emotionally Turbulent Season Six Finale

    "Mad Men" capped off its sixth and perhaps most divisive season Sunday evening on a surprisingly uplifting note given the wringer of hell the AMC series has put Don Draper, and us, through. After the finale aired last night, press interviews with show runner Weiner regarding "In Care Of" were publis...

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    For Don Draper's Backstory, 'Mad Men' Creator Weiner Researched Captains of Industry

    The latest episode of "Mad Men" ("The Quality of Mercy") is all about alpha males protecting their territory--in this case, the ad execs in the newly merged agency Sterling Cooper & Partners. Don Draper (Jon Hamm) is undermining and challenging new partner Ted Chaough (Kevin Rahm), who is clearl...

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