The new George Clooney movie, Up in the Air, opens in the UK today, and has topped the Golden Globes nominations with six nods, including best drama, best actor for Clooney, and best director for Jason Reitman (of Juno and Thank You For Smoking fame).
Clooney plays Ryan Bingham, a seasoned business traveller who flies across America as a “corporate downsizing expert”, firing employees on behalf of other companies. Bingham is on the verge of reaching the holy grail of ten million miles with a certain US airline, when he meets fellow “air warrior” Alex (Vera Farmiga), and everything changes.
To celebrate the film’s launches in the UK, businesstraveller.com is offering one lucky reader the chance to win Up In The Air travel essentials plus a Magnum of Taittinger Champagne. For more information and to enter click here.
Three members of the Business Traveller editorial staff attended advance previews of Up in the Air last month, and had very different opinions about the film, ranging from loving it, to hating it. Click here to read what they had to say…