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'Up In The Air' Steers Clear of the Predictable Route, Lands the Emotionnew

Jason Reitman's very loose and awfully affecting adaptation of Walter Kirn's 2001 novel about Ryan Bingham, who, when he's not busy traversing the flyover states delivering pink slips, delivers motivational speeches about emptying out one's metaphoric backpack.
Dallas Observer  |  Robert Wilonsky  |  12-07-2009  |  Reviews

Up in the Air: A Big-hearted Film about Corporate Downsizingnew

Ryan Bingham spends nearly his entire year traveling, hopping from company to company in his position as a "career-transition counselor," and he likes it that way.
Washington City Paper  |  Tricia Olszewski  |  12-07-2009  |  Reviews

Unemployment Gets a Lift in 'Up in the Air'

George Clooney's intentionally ambiguous character Ryan Bingham is a poster boy for America's lack of ethical direction in this thought-provoking satire about America's unemployment epidemic.
City Pulse  |  Cole Smithey  |  11-30-2009  |  Reviews

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