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#1 Muhammad Farrukh

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Posted 25 December 2012 - 17:47

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Denzel Washington strikes again. In the same astonishingly brilliant type of acting that you would expect from such a living legend. An absolute masterpiece of his, another one that is.

Movie, itself, is interesting and engaging. Flight, one of the very best of the past few years, filled with a memorable, arguably the best performance of the year, is one hell of a flight.



9.5 out of 10


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Posted 25 December 2012 - 17:50

I'll hopefully be watching it in the next few days, busy week and all.

I hear the actual story is very different to what the trailer makes it out to be like?

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Posted 25 December 2012 - 17:53

I don't watch no trailers :shiftyninja:

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Posted 25 December 2012 - 18:07

Been keen to see this.

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Posted 29 December 2012 - 06:42

Denzel Washington was awesome in the movie

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Posted 14 February 2013 - 19:37

I rented it last night and boy was that awesome. D. Washington was phenomenal (not to mention his on-screen girlfriend...she was hot). The movie crash scene is amazing.

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Posted 14 February 2013 - 20:38

I rented it last night and boy was that awesome. D. Washington was phenomenal (not to mention his on-screen girlfriend...she was hot). The movie crash scene is amazing.


Agreed, very good performance... even annoying he gets on the juice very time it's like "c'mon man! let it go!"

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Posted 14 February 2013 - 20:49

This is an excellent movie, and yes, the trailer is a bit misconceiving, but that doesn't change how awesome the storyline is.

Worth the watch!

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Posted 16 February 2013 - 23:05

This is one of the most awesome movie plane crash scenes ever filmed



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Posted 16 February 2013 - 23:26

The plane problems in the movie actually happened: http://en.wikipedia....ines_Flight_261

The pilots of flight 261 did try to flip the plane to stop it from descending too fast, but the plane was beyond repair so it crashed :no:

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Posted 17 February 2013 - 01:11

The plane problems in the movie actually happened: http://en.wikipedia....ines_Flight_261

The pilots of flight 261 did try to flip the plane to stop it from descending too fast, but the plane was beyond repair so it crashed :no:


Very interesting. Thanks. I think the producers of Flight were inspired by both the Flight 261 incident and the heroics of Captain Chelsey Sullenberger, who in January 15, 2009, managed to "land" his Airbus A320 on the Hudson River without killing a single soul or braking the plane apart. A true pilot, in my opinion.

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Posted 17 February 2013 - 01:16

Captain Sullenberger's Airbus A320 on display at Carolinas Aviation Museum, the plane's new home and resting place. It was put on display with the exact same condition it landed. Nothing was altered or fixed. I personally would love to go see it some day. What an amazing pilot that man is. Incredible.

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Posted 17 February 2013 - 01:25



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Posted 17 February 2013 - 02:03

Captain Sullenberger's Airbus A320 on display at Carolinas Aviation Museum, the plane's new home and resting place. It was put on display with the exact same condition it landed. Nothing was altered or fixed. I personally would love to go see it some day. What an amazing pilot that man is. Incredible.

My DPE (designated pilot examiner) is a US airways captain + check airman, he knew sullenburger quite well.

Part of the inspiration for the movie could have come from this too: http://en.wikipedia....ines_Flight_232

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Posted 17 February 2013 - 02:22

Great film! Do not go into it expecting 'action'. The guy could have been driving a bus, but It highlights the pitfalls of substance abuse (alcohol or whatever), and its consequences, end of.

Great performance, once again, from Mr W! :)



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What the hell has the 'Hudson River' got to do with this movie lol? Sullenberger was a true hero, the guy in this movie ain't, if you watched and understood it correctly.