I watched the Mad Men Series Finale. End of an era. I really liked the series finale, although not as much as many. I'm pretty sure, as a whole, I prefer The Sopranos
and Breaking Bad
finales as perfect pieces. Actually, I could argue that Person to Person
was a little like Not Fade Away
. Unbelievably creative and poetic- but with too many faults breaking up the transcendent parts.
However, the eps' true strength was the its depiction of the Drapers (Sally, Betty, even Bobby, ESPECIALLY Don.) That's made it a classic, creative piece that broke the prestige drama/dark anti-hero of having an unsettling or depressing series finale. To be frank, I was a little underwhelmed at how the finale dealt with everyone else. Here's my initial word vomit. I didn't have the discipline to cover everything. Here's what I really want to get off my chest since I watched it last night. ( Read more...Collapse )