Reports are trickling in that Up in the Air will kind of be the surprise screening at Telluride – kind of, because it’s not really a surprise. If it is very good it will Slumdog it all the way through Toronto and onward to the Oscar race. This is one that several bloggers have glommed onto early — I worry for the over-hype so I’ve kept my trap shut on it, not that I know anything. Said bloggers have rumbled about this test screening, and that. So the “buzz” is supposed to be good – and it must be, otherwise it wouldn’t have a surprise launch in Telluride. We have a pal on the ground out there who should give us an impression of the film as occasion arises. Jason Reitman, though, is 2 for 2 — now he’s ready to hit the homer.
Pic above posted on Reitman’s Twitter.