Up in the Air
Reviewed in December 2009
Director: Jason Reitman. Cast: George Clooney, Vera Farmiga, Anna Kendrick, Jason Bateman, Amy Morton, Melanie Lynskey, Danny McBride, Zach Galifianakis, J.K. Simmons, Sam Elliott. Screenplay: Jason Reitman and Sheldon Turner (based on the novel by Walter Kirn).


Photo © 2009 Paramount Pictures
Not yet reviewed in full. C–


Academy Award Nominations:
Best Picture
Best Director: Jason Reitman
Best Actor: George Clooney
Best Supporting Actress: Vera Farmiga
Best Supporting Actress: Anna Kendrick
Best Adapted Screenplay: Jason Reitman & Sheldon Turner

Golden Globe Nominations and Winners:
Best Picture (Drama)
Best Director: Jason Reitman
Best Actor (Drama): George Clooney
Best Supporting Actress: Vera Farmiga
Best Supporting Actress: Anna Kendrick
Best Screenplay: Jason Reitman and Sheldon Turner

Other Awards:
New York Film Critics Circle: Best Actor (Clooney; also cited for Fantastic Mr. Fox)
Los Angeles Film Critics Association: Best Screenplay
National Board of Review: Best Picture; Best Actor (Clooney; tie); Best Supporting Actress (Kendrick); Best Adapted Screenplay

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