Peter Travers' 2012 Fall Movie Preview

The 25 movies to see and five that go straight into the Scum Bucket

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In Theaters: November 2nd
Denzel Washington
Directed By: Robert Zemeckis
Here comes an intimate human drama from Robert Zemeckis, the Back to the Future director who's lately been busting technical barriers in motion-capture animation with Polar Express, Beowulf and A Christmas Carol. Zemeckis even gave Forrest Gump and Cast Away an epic scale. He thinks big. But Flight, shot on a scant $30 million budget, puts a tight focus on a pilot (Denzel Washington) fighting alcoholism and a nation that sees him as a hero.

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