From Madison Avenue to Silicon Valley, Scott Harper deconstructs advertising’s pervasive presence through a comprehensive and engaging look at the dynamic changes it has made over the past half century—shifting from “mad men” to “math men".
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With an overabundance of information, this documentary certainly has its eye-opening aspects. But, for as much as it has to say, the film doesn't seem to have a clear point to make. With a running time of only 75 minutes, it barely scratches the surface of the issues it raises before suddenly shifting to the next point. Considering current events, this film really seems to take it easy with its condemnations.