Jason Reitman

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The Atlantic’s David Sims writes a declarative piece called “Where Jason Reitman Went Wrong” because Men, Women & Children is being PANNED by critics. It’s the worst film ever, so bad it never should have seen the light of day. ...
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As Sasha noted yesterday, Jason Reitman’s Men, Women & Children will open on Oct 3 and goes wide on Oct 17, soon after it screens at TIFF. In this trailer it comes across as an intriguing descendant of The Ice ...
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Jason Reitman’s Men, Women & Children will skip Telluride, head to Toronto and open to the public shortly thereafter. Jeff Wells off Tapley’s exclusive: Paramount will pop Jason Reitman‘s Men, Women & Children limited on10.3 or about…what, three weeks after it plays at the ...

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Online trailer above. Theatrical trailer after the cut.
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The love story is really what drives Jason Reitman’s beautifully rendered film Labor Day, which stars Kate Winslet and Josh Brolin, from the novel by Joyce Maynard. Structure is key to the whys and hows of the plot. It might ...
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I was remiss in the first two Oscar columns of the year in that I neglected to mention Kate Winslet (for Best Actress), Josh Brolin (Best Actor) and perhaps Best Picture and Director.  Now we must add Winslet’s name to ...

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Thanks to David Poland for linking to this early review of Young Adult, which quietly screened in the twin cities. The review says it’s new territory for a Hollywood film to showcase a female anti-hero, which translates as — Charlize ...

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Jason Reitman to serve as guest artist and will present a live reading of The Breakfast Club with surprise cast.  The festival, beginning October 13, will premiere The Rum Diary and will also screen Martha Marcy May Marlene. Press release: ...

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Charlize Theron will try on Diablo Cody’s dialogue for size in the next film by Cody and directed by Jason Reitman. ¬†Thanks to Kevin for that and the following link: In other news, Daniel Day Lewis will collect a nice ...

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Up in the Air is the stealth snake in the grass for this year’s Oscars. In Contention‘s Kris Tapley keeps saying that two films could really upset the apple cart and they are Up in the Air and Up. Up ...

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This year we, have dipped into fantasy, and unshakable reality. We have come of age, confronted death, sought life’s meaning in a house floated by helium balloons. We have gotten inside the head of a bomb tech and barely made ...

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The Huffington Post’s Delia Lloyd on why maturity enhances one’s appreciation the Jason Reitman film – this post is a couple of weeks old but since I had seen it, it’s news to me: 1. It’s about the economy. As ...

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Kathryn Bigelow The Hurt Locker James Cameron Avatar Lee Daniels Precious: Based on the Novel ‘Push’ by Sapphire Jason Reitman Up In The Air Quentin Tarantino Inglourious Basterds The Directors Guild awards are being held this Saturday night. The race ...

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So, the DGA ballots are due on the 29th. The Oscar ballots get turned in tomorrow but the DGA is still in play. The Envelope has done some roundtable vids of our five esteemed directors. Tip off from ONTD. More ...

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You know, I wasn’t going to bother with this story because it didn’t seem important enough to talk about — it seemed to me like it wasn’t a big deal. But it’s being talked about here and there so perhaps ...

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Although I haven’t been making too big a deal about it, I have to say that there is a part of me that sits here unbelieving that a woman could actually win Best Director for the first time in Oscar’s ...

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Jason Reitman’s latest Tweet, which read “Decisions….decisions…”

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Jim and Kathryn reunited — and more – ONTD for the hat tip, source; Hollywood Reporter: 2 and 3 after the cut.

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Frank Rich has a way of putting things, particularly when he’s putting a film in its proper cultural context. Jason Reitman’s Up in the Air, he says, strikes a chord with weary Americans, and indeed, it’s difficult to watch Up ...

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