Robert Zemeckis Hopes ‘Flight’ Results In More Big, Mature Films
Though it may not seem like it, “Flight” is a rare bird. It’s essentially a character study, put out by a major studio, and given a budget of $30 million. That doesn’t happen anymore.
But hopefully, it will continue to happen. At least, that’s what director Robert Zemeckis told us were his aspirations.
“These are the kinds of films that I grew up on,” he said. I was in film school in the 70s, and these were the types of films that were being made. They were just edgy, and they were great. They were about things that you couldn’t see anywhere else. It would be great to continue to see…