Denzel Washington’s different movie dominating Netflix is “Flight.” Arguably one in every of his maximum notable performances in recent times, Washington performs William “Whip” Whitaker, a business pilot suffering with alcoholism and drug abuse. Throughout one in every of his flights, a mechanical failure sends the airplane right into a nostril dive, and the intoxicated Captain miraculously crash-lands the vessel, saving just about everyone on board. Even though Whip did not motive the coincidence, the following investigation brings his fight with dependancy to mild.
As though Washington’s implausible efficiency wasn’t sufficient to draw audiences in, “Flight” was once additionally director Robert Zemeckis’ first live-action movie since “Forged Away.” In an interview with The Hollywood Reporter, the director referred to as the movie “the extension of ‘Again to the Long term,'” announcing that Washington’s persona’s substance abuse places him in a identical “remoted” scenario to Marty McFly.
As is almost commonplace for any Washington efficiency, “Flight” won immense reward from critics, scoring an authorized contemporary 77% on Rotten Tomatoes. Award season additionally handled the movie kindly, with Washington incomes a large number of nominations for his efficiency, together with an Oscar, Golden Globe, and SAG Award. Even though “Flight” could not safe any of the high-profile awards, it persisted including to Washington’s and Zemeckis’ already spectacular resumes.
With each “Flight” and “American Gangster” to be had to stream on Netflix, there is no higher time to watch two of Washington’s maximum memorable performances.