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FILM DETAILS
Certificate 15
Cast
George Clooney
Vera Farmiga
Anna Kendrick
Melanie Lynskey
Directors
Jason Reitman
Screenwriters
Jason Reitman
Sheldon Turner
Running Time
109 minutes

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Plot
Ryan Bingham (Clooney), frequent flyer and corporate downsizer, has his life just how he likes it: no emotional ties, plenty of in-flight perks. That is, until he falls for the enigmatic Alex (Farmiga), and is saddled with work-partner Natalie (Kendrick)…


Verdict
Oscar frontrunner? Certainly. But don’t let that drag it into some tough-but-good-for-you category. This is smart, silky, sensitive, and funny old-school movie magic.


Reviewed by Ian Nathan

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