Mad Men finale review: Imperfect Harmony

The now iconic Mad Men opening credit. It featured Don falling from a building in New York - how accurate was that analogy?

The now iconic Mad Men opening credit. It featured Don falling from a building in New York before reclining in a chair – how accurate was that analogy?

The curtains drew on Sterling Cooper & Partners for the final time in the UK on Thursday. Coca Cola’s world-famous Perfect Harmony ad was the soundtrack that ended the bitter-sweet symphony that has been the life and times of Don Draper (Jon Hamm). It has broken records for viewership and millions of us now begin a search for the next Emmy-laden show to welcome into our living rooms. Draper’s denouement is open to interpretation and creator Matthew Weiner (The Sopranos, Becker) intended it to be so – it ranges from happy to satisfying to cynical – but it has also been open to criticism.

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The best of the biopics: who reigns supreme?

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As Alfred Hitchcock and Abraham Lincoln have their lives depicted as cinematic legend and founding father in biopics currently gracing our screens, we take a look at previous great releases in the genre and allow you to take your pick of your favourite. Continue reading