UP IN THE AIR (Jason Reitman, 2009)

George Clooney certainly is a star; who can deny his charisma as Ryan Bingham, a roving corporate employment terminator? An incompetent actor, however, he is apparently incapable of bringing a characterization of any sort to his weathered charm and crinkly smiles. Bingham, in his hands, is an idealized figure rather than a recognizable human being. […]