Flight Movie Review Essay

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A well-known filmmaker Robert Zemeckis got a reputation as a state of the art filmmaker in 1985 when he directed the comedic time travel “Back to The Future” film series. He went on to make Academy Award movies such as ‘Who Framed Roger Rabbit” and “Forest Gump” (June 3, 2011). “Flight” stars a well-rounded acting veteran Denzel Washington. Washington plays a flight captain, Whip Whittaker, who is at the difficult time in his life battling drug and alcohol addiction as a flight captain. He becomes a hero and has to make a decision that can change his life. After reviewing the movie we can determine the reason for him becoming a hero, the "real" Whip, and my final review of the film.

In the movie “Flight”, the major character Denzel
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John Goodman is marvelous as Whips closet friend and consequently his drug provider. The film is an underline study of addiction in the professional world. Whip could not have saved those people lives if he wasn’t under the influence in his mind. That is an addict way of thinking, which is why he made the decision he did at the end. Ultimately, when a person is at the crossroads between the illusions of life and the uncertainty of the future a real hero will make the right decision. I would recommend this film to others to see the effect of drug abuse. The film was a general surprise because beforehand I had no knowledge that the film would reflect addition. It met my expectations because it was a light intense eye opening film that keeps me intrigue throughout the whole film.

Inclusion, from the film we can see that it related directly to drug and alcohol addiction seen through the eyes of the addict. The film highlights both the positive and the negatives of being a drug addict. The film showcase what can happen as a result of someone living a life in disguise. The film met all expectations with delivering a solid and convincing message as it relates to drug addiction. After reviewing the movie, we can determine the reason behind the heroism in the film, the "real" person behind the mask of Denzel Washington character Whip, and the final impression the film made.