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Up in the Air Review

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4.0

Dave White Profile

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4.0

Jen Yamato Profile

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  • 5.0
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  • 100

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    Entertainment Weekly Owen Gleiberman

    Up in the Air is light and dark, hilarious and tragic, romantic and real. It's everything that Hollywood has forgotten how to do; we're blessed that Jason Reitman has remembered

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  • 100

    out of 100

    USA Today Claudia Puig

    Timeliness can be tricky to pull off convincingly in movies. It's tough to capture an era while it's still happening, yet Up in the Air does so brilliantly, with wit and humanity.

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  • 100

    out of 100

    Chicago Sun-Times Roger Ebert

    Up in the Air takes the trust people once had in their jobs and pulls out the rug. It is a film for this time.

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  • 100

    out of 100

    The Hollywood Reporter

    It's rare for a movie to be at once so biting and so moving. If Ryan's future seems bleak, there's something exhilarating about a movie made with such clear-eyed intelligence.

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  • 90

    out of 100

    Wall Street Journal Joe Morgenstern

    The best of Up in the Air--meaning most of it--is right up there with the fresh and sophisticated comedies of Hollywood's golden age.

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