Posts Tagged ‘up in the air’

Charlize Theron (Mavis Gary), Patton Oswalt (Matt Freehauf), Patrick Wilson (Buddy Slade), Elizabeth Reaser (Beth Slade). Screenplay by Diablo Cody. Directed by Jason Reitman. Rating: 15. Running time: 94 minutes. Jason Reitman is back for the first time since Up In The Air with another sharp-hip comedy-drama, and it’s no surprise to discover that Young Adult is […]


George Clooney (Jack), Violante Placido (Clara), Irina Björklund (Ingrid). Screenplay by Rowan Joffe. Directed by Anton Corbijn. Rating: 15. Running time: 105 minutes. “For if we look on men fullgrown, and consider how brittle the frame of our humane body is, and how easie a matter it is, even for the weakest man to kill the strongest, […]


Jean-Paul Belmondo (Ferdinand / Pierrot), Anna Karina (Marianne). Screenplay by Jean-Luc Godard. Directed by Jean-Luc Godard. Rating: 15. Running time: 110 minutes. A completely anarchic, impenetrable bugger of a film, Pierrot le Fou is bound to leave you as alienated and enraged as cinema can. It’s Godard at his most elusive. He’s made a film […]


Aaron Eckhart (Nick Naylor), Cameron Bright (Joey Naylor), J. K. Simmons (BR), Robert Duvall (Captain), Katie Holmes (Heather Holloway). Screenplay by Jason Reitman. Directed by Jason Reitman. Rating: 15. Running time: 92 minutes. Reitman’s debut effort that looks like it set the tone for his career, Thank You For Smoking succeeds in making a mockery […]


George Clooney (Ryan Bingham), Vera Farmiga (Alex), Anna Kendrick (Natalie Keener), Jason Bateman (Craig Gregory). Screenplay by Sheldon Turner and Jason Reitman. Directed by Jason Reitman. Rating: 15. Running time: 108 minutes. It looked like it would be so dull, didn’t it? Seriously – George Clooney flying around sacking people for 2 hours non-stop. How […]


Ellen Page (Juno MacGuff), Paulie Bleeker (Michael Cera), Jennifer Garner (Vanessa Loring), Jason Bateman (Mark Loring), Allison Janney (Brenda MacGuff), J. K. Simmons (Mac MacGuff). Directed by Jason Reitman. Screenplay by Diablo Cody. Rating: 15. Running time: 96 minutes. Juno is the name of both an incredible girl and an incredible film. This is the […]


“Some animals were meant to carry each other to live symbiotically over a lifetime. Star crossed lovers, monogamous swans. We are not swans. We are sharks.” So says Ryan Bingham in this year’s film Up in the Air. Though obviously coincidental, Husbands and Wives is probably the biggest thesis on this sentiment ever recorded. In […]