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From Decision-Making To Idea Generating: Matthew Weiner On Moving On From An All-Consuming Project

Matthew Weiner, creator of Mad Men and writer-director of Are You Here, on letting go, and how to move on from a major project. For at least seven years, Matthew Weiner has been working on Mad Men. And for the last few of those, he's also been making the movie Are You Here, which he wrote nearly 10 years ago. Show More Summary

'Are You Here' wastes your time

1/2 (out of four)"Are You Here," the feature writing-directing debut from "Mad Men" creator Matthew Weiner, features such a stunningly unconvincing emotional reversal that it must be shared. Spoiler alert: The following moment happens...Show More Summary

Is It Possible for Matthew Weiner to Be Matthew Weiner on the Big Screen?

Crazily uneven as it is, Matthew Weiner’s comic drama Are You Here should be seen on account of being … Matthew Weiner’s. Mad Men is among TV’s supreme dramatic achievements, and anything that illuminates its creator’s worldview — especially as we prepare for the final episodes — is helpful in putting... More »

VIDEO Chief of the Mad Men, Matthew Weiner, Talks About Are You Here

Amy Poehler, Joel Gretsch, Owen Wilson, and Zach Galifianakis in a scene from Matthew Weiners's ARE YOU HERE. Courtesy of Millennium Entertainment You may not know this, but Mad Men creator Matthew Weiner began his career as a sitcom writer on shows like Becker and Andy Richter Controls the Universe. Show More Summary

This Never Happened

There was nearly a one-year hiatus between the fifth and sixth seasons of Mad Men, and while audiences pined for Don Draper, creator Matthew Weiner directed a film he had been trying to get made for years, based on a screenplay he had written back when he worked in the writers’ room of The Sopranos. Show More Summary

‘Are You Here’ Review: Matthew Weiner Fails To Reach His Own Standards

If Matthew Weiner‘s name wasn’t on Are You Here, you never would’ve guessed this movie came from the mind behind Mad Men. The focus, power, subtlety and charms of his AMC drama are nowhere to be found in his feature directorial debut. Show More Summary

Matthew Weiner’s disastrous “Are You Here”: Why it’s so hard for showrunners to follow up a hit TV show

The "Mad Men" creator is famous. He's critically beloved. And now he has a genuinely bad movie to his name

The Strange, Frustrating Reason Why Matthew Weiner’s Feature Film Debut, ‘You Are Here,’ Was Retitled ‘Are You Here’

This Friday, the feature film debut of Mad Man mastermind Matthew Weiner will open in select cities, but it’s not exactly the same film that premiered at last year’s Toronto Film Festival. It’s not that just that the writer/directorShow More Summary

Movie Review: Matthew Weiner’s Are You Here amounts to less than the sum of its parts

Mad Men creator Matthew Weiner’s thematically ambitious comic drama Are You Here is shot, cut like a quality cable series, and plotted like an adaptation of a Boomer writer’s lesser novel. It’s easy to recognize its literary or televisual...Show More Summary

“Mad Men” Creator Matthew Weiner Doesn’t Believe The Pay Gap Is A Gender Issue

“I don’t know that those two things — I don’t think that’s a gender issue. I’m not saying that there’s an inequality of pay, I don’t know that to be — I have a lot of women on my staff and they’re competitively paid, I can tell you that. In terms of my career, if [...]

'Mad Men' Creator Expecting 'Mixed Reviews' for Show's Series Finale

Jessica Pare makes her way inside the Are You Here premiere at the ArcLight Theatre on Monday evening (August 18) in Hollywood. The 33-year-old Mad Men star met up with the show’s creator Matthew Weiner at the after party later that night to show her support – this is Matthew‘s second film as a director! [...]

Matthew Weiner on 'Mad Men' and male friendships

By Piya Sinha-Roy LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - As the creator of "Mad Men," AMC Networks' period TV drama and its brooding, dysfunctional ad man Don Draper, Matthew Weiner has had some experience in exploring the male psyche. In his directorial...Show More Summary

Matthew Weiner: ‘Mad Men’ On HBO Would Have Meant A Lot More ‘Nakedness and Violence’

MadMencreatorMatthewWeinerdidaRedditAMAyesterday,ostensiblytopromotehisnewmovieAreYouHere.But,asyoucanimagine,seeingasMadMenjustwrappedproductiononitsfinalchunkofepisodesandit’sbyfarandawayWeiner’sclaimtofame,mostofthequestionsfocusedontheshow:themusic,thewritingprocess,themanyBobbyDrapers,etc.

What 'Mad Men' Creator Matthew Weiner Took Home From the Set

"Ordering an Old-Fashioned, which was always my favorite drink, used to be a lot less of a wait" read more

Matthew Weiner expects 'Mad Men' finale backlash

"Mad Men" creator Matthew Weiner is fully prepared for some of you to not enjoy the final run of his groundbreaking AMC cable series. "The road has been paved for a mixed review, no matter what," he tells Esquire of the expectations for the show's end.Then again, each season finale has carried a similar burden of expectation. Show More Summary

Matthew Weiner On His Feature Directorial ‘Are You Here': “Everyone Always Knew This Was An Independent Film”

After several cast changes and an eight-year journey to the screen, Matthew Weiner's feature directorial Are You Here finally made its Hollywood premiere last night at the Arclight on Sunset Blvd. This Friday, Millennium Entertainment...Show More Summary

Indie Distributor Millennium Entertainment Bought by Management, Investment Group

The company is handling Matthew Weiner's 'Are You Here' and James Cameron's 'Deepsea Challenge 3D' read more

Sorry, Matthew Weiner, But The Pay Gap Is A Gender Issue Whether You Think So Or Not

During a recent trip to HuffPost Live, Matthew Weiner addressed Jenji Kohan's comments about pay inequality for showrunners, saying the discrepancy is "not a gender issue." We love "Mad Men" and "The Sopranos" and all, but unfortunately, Matthew Weiner, you are wrong. Show More Summary

‘Mad Men’ Creator Matthew Weiner Says Of Series Finale: ‘I Did Exactly What I Wanted To Do”

Matthew Weiner, creator of the Emmy Award-winning series Mad Men on AMC, was recently interviewed on the Nerdist Podcast, where he discussed writing for The Sopranos, creating and sustaining Mad Men and the release of his new film, Are You Here, starring Owen Wilson, Amy Poehler and Zack Galifianakis. Matthew Weiner became a writer on

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