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  • This absorbing drama provides Denzel Washington with one of his meatiest, most complex roles, and he flies with it. show more

  • One unwelcome surprise is how shopworn the story's components prove to be. Still, they're enhanced if not redeemed by Mr. Washington's stirring portrait of a skillful, prideful pilot hitting bottom. show more

  • Flight is neither a simple story of heroism, nor one of a fallen hero. Things are more complex than that - and it is its complexities that make the film all the more rewarding an experience. show more

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