This movie received six Academy Award nominations and it's no surprise - the characters are played to perfection by a stellar cast, the story has that fantastic mix of humour and poignancy and it's George Clooney for crying out loud, the man can do no wrong. He plays a corporate downsizing expert who spends his life travelling from place to place firing people, and is quite happy with his nomad existence. However, his way of life comes under threat when an up-and-coming executive arrives into his company with a new approach to things. There's also the beautiful Vera Farmiga, who he meets on his many travels and they quickly becomes quite taken with one another...