Up in the Air

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Based on the 2001 novel of the same name, Up in the Air is a dour dramatic comedy about Ryan Bingham (George Clooney), who spends his time travelling around the country as a corporate downsizer, laying people off when their bosses are too cowardly to do it themselves. ¬†When the company office in Omaha, Nebraska decides to entertain a new plan by young co-worker Natalie Keener (Anna Kendrick), to cut costs by doing the layoffs over the internet, ¬†Bingham realizes …

Juno

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After getting pregnant, High School student Juno MagGuff (Ellen Page) plans on getting an abortion, but ends up deciding to bring the baby to term, and let Yuppie couple Mark and Vanessa Loring (Jason Bateman and Jennifer Garner) adopt it. But as the pregnancy progresses, her decisions affect the lives of those around her, including her father (J.K. Simmons), step-mother (Allison Janney), and her friend Paulie Bleeker (Michael Cera) – who is also the father of the baby. Such is …