Up in the Air (2009)

Jason Reitman follows up his acclaimed film Juno with another smart drama about individuality and independence.

Ryan Bingham argues for a continued personal touch to his company's business: firing people. So, Ryan flies from one city to another to do employers' dirty work. He lives the high life, collecting travel points and enjoying member privileges. His life intersects with two women who give him a different perspective on independence.

The film is remarkable in its unassuming protagonist who is essentially living the American Dream which is piece by piece deconstructed and ultimately put to death by other unassuming people.

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