Horny American teenagers fly to Australia for sex at the social media convention in Sydney. Will Logan survive his fear of flying? Will the pilots survive passengers not using airplane mode? Will anyone survive?
MAYA, has artistic ambitions - her father ED wants: a dutiful daughter to run the family store. Taking her independence a step further, Maya decides to travel to Africa for inspiration and returns with a fiancé.
The story of Violet and Theodore, who meet and change each other's lives forever. As they struggle with the emotional and physical scars of their past, they discover that even the smallest places and moments can mean something.
Flight Mode is a grown-up love story about long-distance relationships, and the complexities that are introduced when children are involved. It's set over a year and two cities and tells the story of how life can get in the way of love.
Airplane Mode was, in all honesty, a bit tough to get through. It was never boring, but it did lots of things wrong and it left me feeling cold by the time it finished.
To start with, the characters all felt wooden and stereotypical. The main girl, Ana, could be quite unlikeable at times. This got better as the film progressed, but I still never particular cared for her story. The acting was fine by everyone, but it was nothing special.
The script is full of clichés, very predictable, painfully unfunny, and contains some extremely cringy dialogue. All of this added up to something which could be uncomfortable to watch at times, and I felt embarrassed for the people involved.
Once Ana has her crash, which is the main catalyst of the film, she wakes up in bed and looks exactly the same apart from one small mark on her face. Ana's make-up looks fine, as does her hair and her nails. She looks as if she just woke up and applied all of this, even though she was in a crash which everyone was saying could have killed her. This took me completely out of the film.
I have been very negative about this film so far, but that's not to say that there were no redeeming qualities. As I said, it was never boring to watch, and I liked the motto of the film about how people only let you see what they want you to see on social media. They have a whole life which no one else sees, and it's not always as shiny.
Overall, Airplane Mode is certainly not a good movie, and one that I would advise you to steer clear of, but there were a few shining moments that stopped it from being a truly awful film.
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