Jason Reitman's Up In The Air wins fans every time it screens, and I wouldn't be surprised to see it pick up a fair few awards in the coming months.
My old Premiere colleague Anne Thompson puts 20 questions to Reitman, starting with:
1. Are you a compulsive airline miles collector?
JR: I think when Walter Kirn wrote this book, Up in the Air, he was talking about the idea of collecting miles, ironically, but when I read it, I thought, ‘Oh, someone understands me, I’m not alone in the universe!’ I do collect air miles religiously and I did go on a mile run once—a mileage run is when you simply go on a flight at the end of the year to maintain your status. I flew from LA to Chicago, landed, picked up a Giordano’s pizza, got back on the plane, flew home to LA, picking up the necessary 2500 miles or so necessary to hit status for the following year.
Read the rest here.