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The producers of Mad Men were surely giving a nod to this exuberant 1960s satire of the New York corporate world when they cast Robert Morse (here playing youthful go-getter J Pierrepont Finch) as wise, seen-it-all agency boss Bert Cooper. Based on a stage musical, this is a cynical but never sour look at climbing the greasy pole, and features wholehearted performances, clever songs and timeless truisms along the way. The period design is gorgeous, but the film never seems stuck in its own time.
Timeless portrait of the way that power works, set in the cut-throat world of journalism in 1950s New York, focusing on a ruthless gossip columnist.
11+ years 96 mins
Funny, touching love story set in the hubub of 60s New York, in which insurance clerk CC Baxter finds himself caught a tricky love triangle.
14+ years 120 mins
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