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Flashback Cinema brings your favorite classics back to the big screen

Posted at 1:42 PM, Sep 20, 2018
and last updated 2018-09-20 20:02:34-04

TAMPA, Fla. — Hollywood favorites are getting another shot at the big screen thanks to a partnership between CMX Cinemas and Flashback Cinema. 

“Like all movies, classic films are best enjoyed on a giant screen in a theatrical setting," Flashback Cinema creator John Hersker said. "We are excited to partner with CMX Cinemas, which has a well-deserved reputation for presenting motion pictures in luxurious surroundings with state-of-the-art sound and projection.” 

Flashback Cinema is a program that brings digitally restore prints of timeless Hollywood favorites to the big screen every Sunday and Wednesday, with matinee and evening showings. 

Upcoming showings include movies like "Labyrinth," "Halloween" and "The Shining." 

“We decided to offer the Flashback Cinema program in response to guest requests for classic movies on the big screen,” said Frank Stryjewski, Chief Operating Officer of CMX Cinemas. “We are delighted to offer our guests films they’ve fallen in love with in the past, in the same environment in which they enjoy today’s blockbusters.”

Guests can experience Flashback Cinema at the following locations: 

  • Downtown at the Gardens – West Palm Beach, FL
  • Merritt Square – Merritt Island, FL
  • Plaza Cinema Café – Orlando, FL
  • Lakeside – Lakeland, FL
  • Countryside – Clearwater, FL
  • Grove – Wesley Chapel, FL
  • Fallschase – Tallahassee, FL
  • Daytona – Daytona Beach, FL
  • Pinnacle – Gulf Shores
  • AL, Hollywood – Tuscaloosa, AL
  • Chateau – Rochester, MN
  • Odyssey – Burnsville, MN
  • Arlington Heights – Arlington Heights, IL

Upcoming Flashback Cinema offerings at CMX Cinemas include the following:

  • September 23 & 26:  "Labyrinth" (1986)
    • Master puppeteer Jim Henson directed David Bowie and Jennifer Connelly in this iconic 1980’s musical fantasy.
    • Rated PG
  • September 30 & October 3: "Young Frankenstein" (1974)
    • Hilarious satire of 1930’s monster movies directed by funnyman Mel Brooks and starring Gene Wilder, Peter Boyle, Terri Garr, Madeline Kahn, and Cloris Leachman.
    • Rated PG
  • October 7 & 10:  "Halloween" (1978)
    • Jamie Lee Curtis stars in John Carpenter’s original horror classic about the villainous Michael Myers, who returns home for Halloween, 15 years after committing a grisly murder.
    • Rated R
  • October 14 & 17:  "Rear Window" (1954)
    • One of the best from director Alfred Hitchcock, “the Master of Suspense,” starring James Stewart and Grace Kelly. 
    • Rated PG 
  • October 21 & 24:  "Beetlejuice" (1988)
    • Michael Keaton stars as Beetlejuice (“the ghost with the most, babe”) in this supernatural comedy from director Tim Burton.
    • Rated PG
  • October 28 & 31 (Halloween):  "The Shining" (1980)
    • Celebrate Halloween with Stanley Kubrick’s thriller starring Jack Nicholson as the caretaker of a closed hotel with a very spooky past.
    • Rated R

For more information, or to buy tickets, you can visit CMX Cinemas website or Cobb Theaters website.