WHO’S IN IT?
Ben Stiller (Greenberg), Michael Sheen (The Queen), Jenna Fischer (Blades of Glory), Luke Wilson (The Royal Tenenbaums), Austin Abrams (Paper Towns), Jemaine Clement (What We Do In The Shadows), Devon Packer (film debut)
WHO’S BEHIND THE CAMERA?
Mike White (Year of the Dog), director, writer, producer; David Bernad (Magic Magic), Dede Gardner (Moonlight), Sidney Kimmel (Adventureland) and Brad Pitt (12 Years A Slave), producers; Mark Mothersbaugh (Thor: Ragnarok), composer; Xavier Grobet (I Love You Phillip Morris), cinematographer; Heather Persons (Sunshine Cleaning), editor
WHAT’S IT ABOUT?
Brad (Stiller) is taking his teenage son Troy (Abrams) to visit colleges on the East Coast, when he suddenly has a crisis of confidence as he reflects on how wealthy and successful his own friends have become, yet he has not accomplished anything noteworthy, forcing him to re-assess his life choices…
IN ONE SENTENCE, WHY SHOULD YOU BE EXCITED?
Ben Stiller shines in a new kind of neurotic comedy that he seems to have perfected at this point, with assistance from writer-director Mike White.