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Mad Men Sitcom Spinoff Gets Green Light At AMC

For those Modern Philosophers already mourning the end of AMC’s hit series “Mad Men” even before the second part of Season 7 gets around to airing, there might be a reason to put away the black armbands and break out the laugh track instead. 476 more words

Humor

Austin reblogged this on The Return of the Modern Philosopher and commented:

Mad Men might have ended its glorious run, but maybe AMC should give some serious thought to producing my spinoff idea. Call me, AMC!

Ride (2015)

We meet Jackie (Helen Hunt), a middle-aged woman who is pretty much crazy when it comes to her son, Angelo (Brenton Thwaites). Angelo is ready to go to college and Jackie is just not ready for him to do that. 606 more words

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I’ve never celebrated my birthday (the actual day) the way I wanted to. It was always some event and full of people. While that’s nice and all, I wanted to do something different this year: celebrate the way I wanted to. 256 more words

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Ride (2015)

Mom’s are so hip!

Middle-aged New Yorker Jackie (Helen Hunt) isn’t ready to let her son, Angelo (Brenton Thwaites) go away to college. Even if it is NYU, she’s still worried that he might lose himself and even lose the skills he has gained as a writer over the years as well. 1,039 more words

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#2: What Women Want

Synopsis: Nick Marshall is a “man’s man.” A chauvinist. An advertising executive who thinks women adore him but doesn’t actually understand a thing about them. Just when he thinks he’s up for a promotion, his boss brings in “man eater” Darcy McGuire to help the advertising company appeal more to women. 1,549 more words

'Ride' Review: Helen Hunt Catches The Indie Wave & Stands Tall

For me one of the real discoveries of the 2015 movie year to date is the heartfelt independent Ride written and directed by Helen Hunt. She also stars as an overprotective mother (with reasons slowly revealed from her past) who follows her son (Brenton Thwaites) from New York City to the beaches of Southern California (where his father lives) when he secretly drops out of school and decides to try his hand at surfing. 294 more words

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'Far From The Madding Crowd,' 'Welcome To Me' Vigorous At Specialty Box Office

New special titles this weekend seduced moviegoers beyond the hoards heading en masse to Avengers: Age Of Ultron. Alchemy had a surprisingly robust start with Kristen Wiig starrer… 852 more words

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