Flashforward: July’s Most Anticipated Films

MOVIE OF THE MONTH: Equals Release date: July 15, 2016 Director: Drake Doremus Cinematography: John Guleserian Production Company: Route One Films, Scott Free Productions Distributed by: A24 Starring: Nicholas Hoult, Kristen Stewart, Guy Pearce, Jacki Weaver Into the Forest Release date: July 15, 2016 Director: Patricia Rozema Screenplay: Patricia Rozema Based on: Into the Forest by Jean Hegland Distributed by: A24 Starring: Ellen Page, Evan Rachel Wood, Max Minghella, Callum Keith…

The Martian brings fun back to Space Epics.

Ridley Scott’s The Martian is the third (and hopefully not the last) space-based sci-fi epic in as many years. Compared to its predecessors Gravity and Interstellar, Scott’s film is refreshingly light. Much of that credit goes to lead Matt Damon whose casual charisma helps us forget that much of his screen-time is spent alone. Another…

Flashforward: October’s Most Anticipated Films

Side note: This is Flashback/Backslide’s 200th Post! Thanks for reading everyone! Missed Movie of Last Month: Sicario Release date: September 18, 2015 Director: Denis Villeneuve Starring: Emily Blunt, Benicio del Toro, Josh Brolin, Victor Garber Synopsis: At the border between the United States and Mexico, idealistic FBI Special Weapons and Tactics Teams agent Kate Macer (Emily Blunt) is enlisted by a…

Flashforward: February’s Most Anticipated Films

February is upon us and we are still trudging through a relative dearth of good movie releases. Last month turned out as poorly as many had expected. In our January Flashforward we highlighted Her, Lone Survivor, I, Frankenstein, and Labor Day as our most anticipated films. While we stand by our choices…not all of them turned…