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Up in the Air

Why I Want To Be Elizabeth Gilbert

Tom Matlack | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
Tom Matlack

Guys, it's about time we had the guts to tell our own stories of imperfection with as much candor and courage as Elizabeth Gilbert has.

How Much Does Your Network Weigh?

Bradley W. Bloch | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Bradley W. Bloch

Up in the Air reminds us that we should not merely keep track of our relationships but think about the qualities that define what it is that we are keeping track of.

Hollywood Politics: Up in the Air

Thomas de Zengotita | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Thomas de Zengotita

Opposition to the war saturates the atmosphere of many films, but it's not explicit. The focus is on the personal price that's paid -- as if the war were a condition of nature, like earthquakes.

Walter Kirn Is Feeling Up in the Air

Marshall Fine | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

Up in the Air is based on a Walter Kirn novel. As I sit down to dinner with him, Kirn has the slightly wide-eyed look of someone who realizes that the old lottery ticket he's been carrying around in his wallet is a jackpot winner.

Pastors Camp On Billboard To Raise Money For Charity

Huffington Post | Julian Hattem | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact

Two pastors in Lake Wales, Fla., spent a full week on top of a billboard, 21 feet off the ground, to promote their charity campaign and try and raise ...

Awards Season Ennui

Sarah Tomlinson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles
Sarah Tomlinson

The Golden Globes are Sunday. Yawn. And I can't say that I'm all that much more excited for the Academy Awards. Why am I feeling so blasé this year? And why do I get the sense I'm not alone?

What Did They Pay You To Give Up Your Dreams?

Taylor Marsh | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Taylor Marsh

What do you want? Now's the time to ask yourself that question, before the toboggan of life's details, habits, and other people's demands impinge on the sky's-the-limit ruminations of your mind.

Up in the Air: Clooney Looks for Connection and So Do We

Tom Matlack | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Tom Matlack

As an audience we are rooting for the well-oiled clichè of boy meets girl. What sets Up in the Air apart is its willingness to divert from the superficial and go inside to the uncomfortable truth of life.

Golden Globes 2010: 'Up In The Air' Leads With 6 Nominations

AP | DAVID GERMAIN | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. — "Up in the Air" landed at just the right time, emerging as a potential Academy Awards favorite with themes of job loss a...

HuffPost Review: Up in the Air

Scott Mendelson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Scott Mendelson

Up in the Air is not revolutionary and its thesis, however insightful, is not one-of-a-kind. But it is the kind of thing we used to take for granted in Hollywood. It is well-written and sharply observational.

Live from the Toronto Film Festival: The Wrap-Up

Marshall Fine | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

I have nothing against transgressive cinema; but Antichrist has the feeling of pushing buttons for its own sake, like a child smearing its own feces on a wall. Why does Lars von Trier do it?

George Clooney Stretched Thin Promoting Multiple Films | MICHAEL CIEPLY | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

As of late last week, a slightly frantic army of studio executives, publicists and agents in Los Angeles was still fretting through the intricacies of...

Corporate Culture on Trial in Toronto

Erica Abeel | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Erica Abeel

One of the more robust themes to emerge in the early outings of this year's Toronto International Film Festival is corporate malfeasance.

Live from the Toronto Film Festival: Day 2

Marshall Fine | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

Directed by Jason Reitman, Up in the Air puts Reitman at three for three, in terms of movies that manage to be both smart and wickedly witty. This film could easily put a second Oscar on George Clooney's mantle.

'Up In The Air' Trailer! Clooney Stars As Happily Unattached Bachelor (VIDEO, POLL)

Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

Clooney is still promoting 'The Men Who Stare At Goats' with girlfriend Elisabetta Canlis in Venice, but another of his highly-anticipated fall movies...

Clooney's "Up in the Air" Premieres at Telluride

Chris Willman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Chris Willman

One of this year's most anticipated movies had its world premiere this weekend 9,545 feet above sea level, in a screening room at the Telluride Film Festival.