Starring: Denzel Washington, Kelly Reilly, Don Cheadle, Bruce Greenwood, John Goodman, Brian Geraghty
Extras: Origins of Flight, The Making of Flight, Anatomy of a Plane Crash, Q&A Highlights
If you’ve seen the trailer, then the premise of Flight may distract you but this isn’t just about a man who flies a plane upside down, it fundamentally asks the audience to engage in a dilemma and process their feelings on addiction. In Flight, Denzel Washington plays alcoholic Captain Whip Whitaker who lands a plane that’s destined to crash after a technical failure. However, the subsequent story follows the desperate downfall of Denzel intensely depicting a character with a severe problem, who doesn’t want to see or admit it.
Written by John Gatins (Real Steel), Flight tackles a whole new angle on addiction and self-destruction because the twist involves an airline pilot who