2015 Flashback Awards

EDIT: Please note, the original version of this post omitted Bryan Cranston from the list of Best Actor nominations. He has been added in the #3 spot below for his role in Trumbo. The rest of the list shifted down to accommodate Cranston’s inclusion Damien, 1/19/16   Happy 2016 Everyone! Before we unveil the Flashforward…

Introducing: Lauren’s List

Welcome back everyone! Frequent visitors to Flashback/Backslide will probably know that two writers are responsible for most of the content here (in addition to many great guest reviewers). Up until now, Lauren and Damien (that’s the guy writing right now) haven’t really found a great way to tell readers who wrote each post other than just…you…

And the Academy Award for Best Beard goes to…

The 87th Academy Awards will be presented later tonight but Flashback/Backslide has been given the exclusive honor of announcing one of the Oscar winners before the ceremony starts, right here on Flashback/Backslide. There were a lot of great candidates this year but the nominees below stood out for their exceptional work in facial hair growth.…

2014 Flashback Awards and Year in Review

Another year has ended and with 2015’s entry comes the inevitable flashback to weigh and measure the films of the past year. Most of 2014’s best films were released late in the year but it was a great year for movies from start to finish. Littering the calendar are enormous career comebacks (Michael Keaton, Birdman), career-changing performances (J.K.…

Happy Blogiversary Flashback/Backslide!

Flashback/Backslide posted its first review exactly one year (and one day) ago and it’s been nothing but babbling (e.g. long-winded rants about Gravity), occasional drooling (seriously I loved Gravity), and growing pains since. If FB/BS were a child, it would now be old enough to do the following: Have favorite things and people (lists of FB/BS’S favorite…

Blogger Awards: Taking a Virtual Bow

It took about a year for me to go from the thinking-about-blogging stage to the haphazardly-stumbling-through-the-blogging-world stage (I haven’t yet gone through the learn-how-to-hyphenate stage). Having anyone read my posts at all means a lot to me, so when I received one, then two awards, I was floored. Thank you so much Amy and Cara…