No matter how comfortable you are with flying there is definitely something terrifying about even the smallest thing going wrong aboard an airplane in flight. This notion has already provided fodder for countless movies, but in Non-Stop, it is Liam Neeson who faces those fears when a terrorist threatens to kill a passenger on his plane every 20 minutes until he/she is paid 150 million dollars.
Neeson isn't playing your average passenger though. He's a federal air marshal who also…
If someone had told me ten years ago that Ben Affleck was about to direct three standout films in a row with the third film destined for numerous Oscar nominations, I would have slapped said person hard and unleashed a barrage of expletives at him/her with a thick (and horribly fake) Boston accent. At the time no one would have thought me out of line, but sure enough, Affleck has proven me wrong in a very big way.
Say what you will about the facts presented in this film, you'll be hard pressed to argue about the way Oliver Stone presents them. For a movie that essentially just throws facts at you for 3.5 hours, it is remarkable how entertaining it actually is. Stone's direction and the editing are so wonderfully on-point that the film becomes a marvel and one of the best films of the 1990s no matter where you think it falls on the believability scale.…