Hi, I'm John. I'm not an alcoholic, but Denzel Washington damn sure plays one in his latest film, Flight.
Robert Zemeckis' return to live-action filmmaking is a searing addiction drama (read our review), but it borrows heavily from some of cinema's best addiction dramas of old. That got us thinking: what past characters might have inspired Washington's Whip Whitaker? What men and women from cinema's past have been so addicted to the bottle that they'd be crazy enough to fly an airplane upside-down? Here are 10: