He's mastered the art of easy traveling and working the system. His goal is to reach 10,000 frequent flyer miles. But what he's gained in travel perks he's lost in human connections and that's the movie's heart -- looking at how our technically-savvy world can make it easy to disconnect from one another.
The movie is directed, and co-written by Jason Reitman. He also produced the film, along with his famous father, "Ghostbusters" director Ivan Reitman.
Another movie about making life connections that hits theaters this week is "Everybody's Fine."
Gyllenhaal and Maguire plays brothers. One is a Marine reportedly killed during the war. The other brother is an ex-con who steps in to help his brother's wife and family. But when the missing soldier is found alive and returns home, all three must readjust their lives.
An ensemble cast also stars in "Armored." Matt Dillon, Jean Reno, Laurence Fishburne and Fred Ward are among the employees of an armored-transport security firm who cook up the ultimate scam: a heist against their own company.
And vampire-lovers here's a new film for you. "Transylmania" is a horror comedy that follows a group of college students who take a semester abroad in Transylvania.