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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

Immaculate Conceptionnew

Sixteen, pregnant and a gift to us all.
Eugene Weekly  |  Jason Blair  |  01-14-2008  |  Reviews

Ellen Page's Leap Yearnew

From the snowy Sundance hills to Academy Award predictions from Roger Ebert, 2007 belongs to Halifax actor Ellen Page and her new movie, Juno.
The Coast, Halifax's Weekly  |  Tara Thorne  |  12-28-2007  |  Profiles & Interviews

Arrested Developmentnew

The first two minutes of Juno cause concern, but the next 90 minutes become one of the year's best films.
Tucson Weekly  |  James DiGiovanna  |  12-27-2007  |  Reviews

Running with Diablonew

Hollywood's hottest screenwriter talks about the price of fame, life in the film biz, and her early days at City Pages.
City Pages (Twin Cities)  |  Matthew Smith  |  12-27-2007  |  Profiles & Interviews

'Juno' is Annoyingly Goodnew

The devil made her do it.
Sacramento News & Review  |  Jonathan Kiefer  |  12-20-2007  |  Reviews

'Juno': Girl, Interpretednew

A novice screenwriter, and actress, nurture a grown-up film.
Creative Loafing (Atlanta)  |  Felicia Feaster  |  12-20-2007  |  Reviews

One-Flick Ponies?new

With Juno, director Jason Reitman and screenwriter Diablo Cody prove to be more.
Philadelphia Weekly  |  Matt Prigge  |  12-17-2007  |  Profiles & Interviews

Bringing Up Maybenew

Juno's buzz will likely become tiring in the coming months, but there's no denying that the film itself is remarkably fresh.
Washington City Paper  |  Tricia Olszewski  |  12-13-2007  |  Reviews

'Juno': Pregnant With Feelingnew

Entertaining teen pregnancy comedy bears sharp wit.
New York Press  |  Eric Kohn  |  12-13-2007  |  Reviews

'Juno': The Lil Teen Preganancy Flick That Couldnew

Yes, Juno, the little teen-pregnancy movie that could, the first script from blogger/stripper/screenwriter Diablo Cody, does live up to its hype.
San Diego CityBeat  |  Anders Wright  |  12-12-2007  |  Reviews

'Juno' Turns on a Heroine's Choicenew

I walked into Juno expecting to love it, and halfway through was beginning to think I didn't care for it very much. But the film soldiers on, and develops a gravity to match its gravidity.
Willamette Week  |  Aaron Mesh  |  12-12-2007  |  Reviews

Knocked-up Knockoutnew

Tart of tongue and sweet of disposition, Juno offers living proof that crisp writing, graceful directing and an abundantly poised young lead can perk up a premise that’s been bludgeoned to death.
L.A. Weekly  |  Ella Taylor  |  12-07-2007  |  Reviews

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