I saw the film at the New York Film Festival last weekend, and reviewed it HERE. In short, I liked it enough to recommend. 

Word on the street is that this one's a definite contender for Oscar, especially for its star, Denzel Washington

Paramount will release Flight in USA theaters on November 2nd

Denzel stars in the action drama, directed by Robert Zemeckis, which centers on an alcoholic and drug-addicted pilot, on course towards a life-change who saves a flight from an engine malfunction, rescuing the plane and the passengers, and becoming a hero, only to find his non-public substance abuse problem, brought to light, thanks to an FAA investigation into the case.

Don Cheadle, Tamara Tunie and Garcelle Beauvais, amongst many others, co-star.

Paramount has released a new clip from the film, which is the first of several scenes that Denzel and Don share together: