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John Travolta turned down Flight because it was “silly”

John Travolta’s credentials as a pilot are not in dispute. His career choices are raising some eyebrows, however. Speaking at a British Film Institute event last week, Travolta revealed that he turned down the leading role in the hit 2012 flick Flight because “the plane stuff was silly.” Contact Music recorded the plane aficionado’s comments for posterity: “The funny thing was it was […]

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Flying high – Flight review

Flight – Starring Denzel Washington, Kelly Reilly, and Don Cheadle. Directed by Robert Zemeckis. Rated MA. By Simon Miraudo. Denzel Washington and Robert Zemeckis jettison their bad habits like so much frozen human waste from the back of a soaring airliner with their collaboration Flight. As one of Hollywood’s most reliable leading men, Washington had […]

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