Dear White People
You could make a (film geek) party game out of guessing director Justin Simien's influences, but his vision seems to spring directly from what's up…
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The easy crib note for "Halt and Catch Fire" could be "Mad Men in the ‘80s tech world" in the sense that they’re both AMC period pieces about workplace culture and changes in the marketplace in the times they take place. It’s not quite as nuanced as "Mad Men," but it could be before the end of the season.