Film: Up In The Air Star Cast: George Clooney, Anna Kendrick, Vera Farmiga, Jason Bateman Editor: Dana E. Glauberman Script: Jason Reitman, Sheldon Turner Music: Rolfe Kent Director: Jason Reitman Producer: Ivan Reitman, Jason Reitman, Daniel Dubiecki and Jeffrey Clifford, released by Paramount Pictures. Duration: 1 hour 49 minutes
An immensely topical film based on the novel by Walter Krin and directed by Jason Reitman, Up In The Air is rooted completely in today’s corporate culture, ethics of modern living, independence and success along with an envelope of self ostracism. With all the white-collared bewilderment moving in and out of the film, the movie is something about todays continuous, the people who appear to be heartless souls giving out the fearful firing sheets and the ones who jump off the bridges after getting the sheets. Continue reading Up In The Air
Kiddies are gone have more fun as they glue their eyes to the comp to watch the first trailer of Fantastic Mr.Fox an animation movie based on a children’s book written by Roald Dahl. Roald Dahl has previously authored the book, ‘Charlie & the Chocolate Factory’ that has broken many records all around the world and the movie version is still a hit among children as well as adults. The voice overs for Fantastic Mr.Fox have been given by George Clooney, Meryl Streep, Owen Wilson, Bill Murray, Cate Blanchett and Jason Schwartzman. Story: Mr. & Mrs. Fox are leading a perfect life with their son Ash and nephew Kristopherson. But after 12 years, his wild instincts start showing up as he gets bored of his idyllic ways. He returns back to his cunning self of a devious chicken thief thereby endangering his family and colleagues. His neighbor farmers Boggis, Bunce and Bean are all ready to trap him at any cost and it’s up to Mr. Fox and his friends, who are trapped underground, to fight against them and save themselves.
The honor of opening the Times BFI London Film Festival, scheduled to run from October 14-29 will take place this time by ‘Fantastic Mr. Fox’, a British film based on Roald Dahl book. The film is a stop-motion animation; all set & produced in UK has an impressive voice cast by stars Meryl Streep, George Clooney, Anjelica Huston, Jason Schwartzman, and Bill Murray, where the director Wes Anderson actually went to a forest, stable and sometimes underground as well to record voices. With four songs written by Jarvis Cocker, the animated film also has a support of choir from American Cathedral in Paris that will have a four-line poem in the film.
A fox named Mr. Fox, steals chickens, ducks, and turkeys from three mean, stinky and wealthy farmers –Boggis, Bunce and Bean – to feed his family. Getting fed up with this, the farmer’s try to kill him but they hardly succeed.
The story revolves around the fox and his family’s escape from the clutches of the farmers where they dig a deep tunnel to hide, raid a storehouse and ultimately decide to make an underground town where they can live safely by discreetly stealing food from the farmers. The whole drama ends up keeping the three farmers waiting forever whose tactics to guard fail each time.
Set for a World premiere at the London Film Festival, the film will be released on November 13, 2009 by 20th Century Fox Animation.