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The Most Disturbing Thing About the Movie Flight

By Courtney Enlow | Miscellaneous | February 7, 2013 | Comments ()


Was it the opening scene featuring Denzel blowing rails with a naked flight attendant?


Was it the severing of that same flight attendant's foot?


Was it the tense crash sequence?


Was it the depiction of addiction and drug/alcohol use?


Was it the total lack of commonality between the trailers/TV spots and the actual film?


Was it the totally standard and derivative soundtrack?


This movie had a budget of $31 million dollars. And they couldn't afford anyone to do a better wedding photo Photoshop job than this?


How are we not there yet as a society, people? Get in the game, Hollywood. Hire a damn graphic designer already. (Not me. See above.)

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  • smek2

    I don't get it?

  • Zemekis is probably using the same crappy graphic designer he used in Forrest Gump with those awful magazine covers. Bleecccccccccch!

  • kirbyjay

    I feel like Joey Tribbiani eating Rachel's trifle.... a layer of sponge cake, jam, whipped cream, sautéed beef with peas......

    I liked it
    Even though it tasted like feet

  • bleujayone

    I thought one of the flight attendants was seen decapitated after the crash. Or did I see it wrong and her top half was just mashed into a floor hatch?

  • zeke_the_pig

    I've rarely encountered promotional material for a film that has made me want to see said film less. Yeah, there's obviously shitty films; I'm not gonna go see them anyway. This one, yeah, maybe on a ridiculous day I might go see a film about a cokepilot, who's to say? But something ineffable about every single bit of marketing ejected dirty halitosis breath all over me.

  • AudioSuede

    I think the worst I've ever seen was in The Bucket List. There's a picture of Morgan Freeman with his fictional sons (at least one of whom is his actual son), and it's not only egregiously 'shopped, but the sons are in a scene with him later in the movie! You're telling me they couldn't just snap a quick photo on the set and frame it? It's seriously horrible, too. Check it out.

  • e jerry powell

    I am thoroughly disgusted. They should hire whoever the hell is making the size four girls look like size zeros at Ralph Lauren.

  • Robert

    When I saw that photo, I knew I was in for trouble. It looks worse on the big screen.

  • automatic365

    I think the most disturbing thing about the movie is how shitty it was

  • Slash

    Sad to say, $31 million isn't a very big budget. Supposedly Denzel worked for a tenth of his usual salary. So after paying for CGI, salaries, etc., they probably didn't have money left over to pay for a graphic designer. I'm kinda surprised they bothered to 'shop Denzel into a picture, however shoddily it was done.

  • BWeaves

    I just rented this for my hubby to watch. I'll not be watching it with him. I'm already grossed out by the pics above.

  • Joe

    I don't remember the foot being severed...

  • QueeferSutherland

    The last five minutes was easily the most disturbing thing.

  • Tinkerville

    Do I even want to know how her foot got severed? The flight attendant almost getting smushed by the runaway cart during the LOST crash sequence freaked me out enough, so I'll pass. But I also morbidly want to know now.

  • Robert

    When the plane flips upside down, bad things happen. Her death is one of the only genuinely moving scenes in the film because of the reason she got out of her seat when the plane began to fail.

  • BendinIntheWind

    My browser sometimes gets hung up on GIFs and only shows a still before it can fully load - as I scrolled down to the foot, I was both terrified and freakishly curious whether that photo would start to animate and give me the full story...

  • The Replicant Brooke

    We should call for a gif.

  • Zirza

    I thought the trailer had Gimme Shelter over it?

  • It may have, and Joe Cocker "Feeling Alright." That and SftD were used at least twice in the movie. It was basically a sojndtrack consisting of EVERY soundtrack ever.

  • Kballs

    I like to think they found common ground with their blindingly white foreheads. This goes beyond simple ashiness. No amount of Palmer's or Eucerin will fix that shit.

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