Picture of Jon Hamm as Don Draper in Mad Men

Mad Men: the Young People Don’t Know Anything scene

Don Draper simultaneously dismisses the nascent worship of youth culture and delivers the all-time greatest piece of advice to all clients, everywhere.

/ September 22, 2017

They Live: the Sunglasses scene

Roddy "Highpants" Piper finally gets round to the inciting moment of They Live and discovers the world is somewhat different than it appears.

/ September 15, 2017

The Holiday: the Big Bucks scene

Cameron Diaz delivers some highly arbitrary feedback to her live-in movie trailer production team, setting a very bad example for wannabe clients.

/ September 14, 2017

Fight Club: the Purpose & Place scene

Brad Pitt gives the members of Fight Club a pep talk; outing the source of their discontent, and alerting the audience that they are in a dream.

/ September 12, 2017

Wayne’s World: the Noah’s Arcade pitch scene

Rob Lowe manipulates a client to believe he has just come up with a brilliant idea, which just so happens to be exactly what the agency was pitching.

/ September 11, 2017
screen shot from the movie Strange Days

Strange Days: the exposition scene

Ralph Fiennes' Lenny Nero profiles customer Keith; facilitates some plot exposition; then delivers a good, old fashioned product demonstration.

/ September 10, 2017
still shot from The Matrix two hands each offering a pill

The Matrix: the Red Pill/Blue Pill scene

Keanu Reeves’ Neo character is offered the chance to either go back to living in a dream world, or discover the brutal reality of his existence.

/ September 9, 2017
key art from the movie poster of Catch-22

Catch 22: the Major Major scene

Chaplain Tappmann (Anthony Perkins) swings by Major Major's (Bob Newhart) office for a first-hand experience of management in absentia.

/ September 2, 2017
Picture of Alec Baldwin holding up steak knives in Glengarry Glen Ross

Glengarry Glen Ross: the Always Be Closing scene

Alec Baldwin arrives for a scene-stealing turn to somewhat forcefully up-the-stakes to sales incentive scheme by adding a new third prize.

/ September 1, 2017