Movie review: ‘Flight’

In Robert Zemeckis’ “Flight,” a skilled pilot played by Denzel Washington pulls a plane out of a death plunge while registering a blood alcohol level that would render most people unsafe at any speed, but a crash in Whip Whitaker’s life is also happening.

Published: November 2, 2012

Outside the distilling and brewing professions and some areas of entertainment, society condemns on-the-clock drinking nearly across the board, but the mere idea of tippling pilots can send both frequent and infrequent flyers into panic mode. In Robert Zemeckis’ “Flight,” a confident and consummately skilled pilot pulls a passenger plane out of a death plunge while registering a blood alcohol level that would render most people unsafe at any speed, but the real crash in Whip Whitaker’s life is taking place in slow motion.

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MOVIE REVIEW

‘Flight’

R

2:19

3 ½ stars

Starring: Denzel Washington, Kelly Reilly, Don Cheadle, Bruce Greenwood, John Goodman. (Drug and alcohol abuse, language, sexuality/nudity and an intense action sequence)

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