The Village Voice: Sundance Film Breakouts Best Movies of 2013
If France’s master post-structuralist filmmakers Jean-Marie Straub and Danièle Huillet had directed Flight, it might look something like this utterly unclassifiable whatsit screening in Sundance’s New Frontier section (devoted to works of the avant-garde). Charlie Victor Romeo consists of six dramatizations of real-life airline emergencies, performed on a spartan set by a small rep company of actors, using transcripts of the actual “black box” cockpit voice-recorder transmissions as the script. Now, CVR is a movie, albeit one shot—in 3-D.Read the rest
Can airliners really fly upside down?
Sometimes life produces real events that rival Hollywood’s wildest imaginations. That’s what happened in 1989, when the crew of United Airlines Flight 232 achieved the nearly impossible.Read the rest