Half of Plane is a good movie; the other half is a mad dash to the credits that sacrifices payoffs, character relationships and development, tension, and a logical narrative to… I don’t know what end. It’s a shame because before it decides to drive off a cliff – or maybe just a small butte – Plane is on its way to being a thrilling action movie with some compelling characters played by good actors. Most of the pieces are here, but much like the titular aircraft, it falls apart when it should be soaring.
When a plane flying across the Pacific is struck by lightning while passing through a storm, the pilot, Captain Brodie Torrance (Gerard Butler), has to make an emergency landing on an island in the Philippines. As he rallies his crew, comforts the passengers, and tries to find a...Full review >>