Thursday, January 21, 2010

On "Up in the Air"

From The Dispatch:
"Up in the Air" calls to mind the socially conscious screwball comedies of Preston Sturgess, whose 1941 masterpiece, "Sullivan's Travels," examined the importance of escapist entertainment in Depression-era America. It may make a misstep here and there (especially in some of the underdeveloped sequences involving Ryan's family and a throwaway wedding subplot), but "Up in the Air," more than any other film in recent memory, seems like a quintessential portrait of our times.
Click here to read my full review.

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