Up in the Air (2009) – Looking Closer’s Film Forum

I'm not allowed to post my review of this film before its release date, due to studio policies.So I'll wait. In the meantime, here are some reviews that have been online for a while now...1. Amiable and innocuous, Up in the Air offers a disingenuously smooth flight over choppy waters and rugged terrain. ... Up in the Air is neither funny enough to be a straight comedy nor serious enough to be a telling drama about the human toll wrought by economic crisis. Instead, the film is merely a … [Read more...]

Paul Thomas Anderson and Philip Seymour Hoffman: Together again.

My heart rate is elevated, and I'm typing as fast as I can.My favorite American filmmaker is working with one of my favorite American actors, and the film looks like just the thing to stir up an exciting conversation. … [Read more...]


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