“Beauty and the Beast” turns 25

March 10, 2016 by . Culture, Flashback Review

A tale as old as time turns 25 this year. “Beauty and the Beast,” an undeniable classic in the Disney pantheon, is a rich film that represents a high point from one of the greatest eras of Disney filmmaking but to understand its place, diving even further into the past is necessary.

“Best Movie of All Time” Turns 75

February 25, 2016 by . Culture, Flashback Review

In the early 1930s and 1940s, cinema was completely different from anything we see today. The background of shots were out of focus, causing the audience to focus on just what was closest to the camera, all of the shots were short and choppy and there were few flashbacks or flashforwards, making movies painfully linear.