Matthew Weiner of Mad Men fame is coming you way with his feature film writing/directing debut, Are You Here. The bizarre-sounding story is brought to you with a cast you might expect isn’t difficult for someone with Mad Men under his belt to get into his film.

Ben (Zach Galifianakis) inherits a sizable fortune when his father dies, despite the fact that Ben lives off-the-grid and had been estranged from his father. Steve Dalls (Owen Wilson), a womanizer and local television personality, is a friend of Ben’s, and decides to join up with Ben to fight the legal battle brought by Ben’s sister (Amy Poehler), but there’s a lot more going on than that. Check the trailer below for more of an idea of the ins and outs of friendship that are explored in this one.

The comedy certainly has the talent, including an impressive supporting cast, and this is probably one you want to get on your radar.

Are You Here Blu-Ray release cover

Available on DVD and Blu-Ray™
September 30, 2014


Millennium Entertainment and Gilbert Films are proud to announce the home entertainment release of the star-studded comedy, ARE YOU HERE. Multiple Emmy® winner Matthew Weiner (creator, AMC’s “Mad Men”) unveils his big-screen debut with an impressive cast of performances by Emmy® nominee Zach Galifianakis (The Hangover trilogy), Academy Award® nominee Owen Wilson (Wedding Crashers, Marley & Me, Midnight in Paris), Golden Globe® winner Amy Poehler (Mean Girls, NBC’s “Parks and Recreation”), Emmy® nominee Jenna Fischer (NBC’s “The Office,” Hall Pass) and Laura Ramsey (She’s The Man, Mad Men). Audiences can own the hilarious film on DVD and Blu-Ray™ on September 30, 2014.

When his off-the-grid best buddy Ben Baker (Galifianakis) inherits his estranged father’s fortune, womanizing local weatherman Steve Dallas (Wilson) joins forces with him to battle the legal challenge brought by Ben’s formidable sister (Poehler).

ARE YOU HERE is a Gilbert Films presentation produced by Gary Gilbert, Weiner, Jordan Horowitz and Scott Hornbacher. The film also stars Melissa Rauch, Lauren Lapkus, Edward Hermann, and Alana De La Garza.

ARE YOU HERE has a running time of 114 minutes and is rated R for language, drug use and some sexual content/nudity. DVD and Blu-Ray™ special features include an audio commentary with writer and director Matthew Weiner.



Are You Here Trailer

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Marc Eastman is the owner and operator of Are You Screening? and has been writing film reviews for over a decade, and several branches of the internet's film review world have seen his name. He is also a member of The Broadcast Film Critics Association and The Broadcast Television Journalists Association.