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New On DVD: Flight

 


Few films are as bracing, wrenching and morally trying as Flight. Yet it is hardly a thriller. Some may even reel from a viewing of this Denzel Washington tome. The veteran actor plays an airline pilot who brings a damaged plane down in a remarkable crash landing, saving all on board--but that’s just the set up for a more grueling, nuanced, story that probes our concept of behavioral rights and wrongs, social mores and turns hero into anti-hero. Washington’s performance dominates the film, and he pulls off the depth of a character torn between talent and addiction with tremendous human...



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