Posts Tagged ‘Jason Reitman’

Trailerama: Up in the Air

September 10, 2009

One year after our financial meltdown, George Clooney expects our sympathy as a corporate hatchet man. Hey, it’s tough living off those frequent flyer miles. The voiceover feels like more soothing version of Ben Affleck’s monologue in The Boiler Room while drawing our attention to one of Clooney’s strengths – he might be the only guy in Hollywood who reads the script before signing the contract. Juno helmer Jason Reitman wrote and directed this adaptation of Walter Kirn’s book.

Away We Go … to the Edinburgh Film Festival!

April 15, 2009

Away We Go has a trailer, and the 2009 Edinburgh International Film Festival has an opening film. In a happy coincidence, that opening film is Away We Go.

Sam Mendes‘ follow-up to Revolutionary Road has been attracting plenty of notice because a) it won’t be as heavy going as Revolutionary Road and b) it’s written by husband and wife Dave Eggers and Vendela Vida. The film is a road movie, with couple John Krasinski and Maya Rudolph trying to find some place to raise their first-born, and discovering a little bit of America on the way.

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