"Flight" fails to take off

I was highly disappointed with this slow moving movie.

I was anticipating a high action airplane thriller.

In the opening of the movie, directed by Robert Zemeckis, we see airplane captain Whip Whitaker (Denzel Washington) skillfully land a plane that was going to crash.

Through his skills, Captain Whitaker helps land a plane where ninety-four passengers survived, but six people perished on this ill-fated flight.

The large majority of this film was about who was at fault for the crash.

The movie kept on dragging on as the pilot union leader, Charlie Anderson (Bruce Greenwood), and defense attorney, Hugh Land (Don Cheadle), kept working on Pilot Whitaker's claims of innocence in the air crash.

This R-rated movie spends too much time about Captain Whitaker's substance use.

I won't spoil the ending of this movie for you as you find out if the airplane had a mechanical failure which may have led to the crash.

You will also find out if Captain Whitaker finally works on his substance abuse issues.

A real snoozer of a movie.