John Heilemann (left) and Mark Halperin are the authors of Game Change. Heilemann is a writer for New York magazine. Halperin is editor-at-large and senior political analyst for Time magazine. hide caption

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Changing The 'Game,' But Not For The Better

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'Burn Notice': A Refreshingly Retro Spy Caper

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In Case You Missed It: Events And Trends Of 2009

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Giving DVDs That Take You To A New World

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Judy Davis, Inspiring 'Brilliant Career's 30 Years Later

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Sam Fuller, Embodying The Best Of Pulp Fiction

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Capitalism's Paradoxes, Writ Personal On Film

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Headstrong, whip-smart office manager Joan (Christina Hendricks) is, to Powers, the show's saving grace — a character whose dilemmas seem both real and poignant among a sea of mere signifiers. AMC hide caption

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Maddening 'Mad Men' And Its Redemptive St. Joan

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On Hollywood's Strong, Self-Hating Women

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'Beaches Of Agnes' Fetes An Aging Queen Of Tides

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'Let In' The Swedish Vampires

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