NBR names `Up in the Air' best film of the year

FILE - In this Feb. 24, 2008 picture, George Clooney arrives for the 80th Academy Awards in Los Angeles. George Clooney and Meryl Streep are due to walk the red carpet Wednesday Oct. 14, 2009 for the opening of the 53rd London Film Festival. The stars provide voices for the lead characters in Wednesday's opening-night film, Wes Anderson's animated adventure "Fantastic Mr. Fox." The London lineup includes more than 300 films from almost 50 countries. (AP Photo/Kevork Djansezian, file) (AP)

December 3, 2009 1:00:07 PM PST
"Up In the Air" is the National Board of Review's pick for best film of the year.