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30th anniversary of "Back to the Future" - July 3rd 
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Has it been 30 years already? Great Scott! Still a great film that has held up well.


Fri Jul 03, 2015 12:04 am
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The best film of 1985 and way more deserving of the Oscar than Out Of Africa.

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Very entertaining film with a Michael J Fox at his peak and and very well cast Chistopher Lloyd as the inventive Dr Brown. Zemeckis was the director but it has the magic touch of Steven Spielberg. Yeah, I own the blu ray and still re-watch it now and then

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Good film, though I dunno if i'd call it the best of the year(though it's certainly better then anything that got nominated for an Oscar in 1985).


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Great film! one of my favorites, and I usually bring it up as one of the most enjoyable and accesible films out there. I mean, really, is there anyone out there that doesn't like this film?

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If you don't like Back to the Future...you are either a dooshbag loser devil worshiper...or are blind and deaf so I can't hold that against you.


Sat Jul 04, 2015 7:24 pm
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CruJones wrote:
If you don't like Back to the Future...you are either a dooshbag loser devil worshiper...or are blind and deaf so I can't hold that against you.


I don't really like it, but I'm fine with being called either of those things.


Sun Jul 05, 2015 3:09 am
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Hey now, I happen to be both of those things and I still love Back to the Future! :evil:


Mon Jul 06, 2015 2:31 am
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I didn't exactly love it, and personally preferred the sequel. That said, I haven't watched in a in probably about 15 years, so can't be sure what I'd think of it now. Certainly not bad film though and it's extremely entertaining, if a bit goofy.


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It's not BAD, and only becomes boring at the very end when Doc is struggling on that tower for too damn long. I just find it a minor film in the grand scheme of things and doesn't do a heck of a lot with its own concept other than comment on the fact that the 80s were the new 50s. Michael J. Fox is good, but I've always found Chris Lloyd's performance to be extremely bland.

The plot with Marty's mother gets pretty weird at times. Really, it seems to be part of a different movie that might've been directed in a more serious manner. And the part where Biff tries to rape her, which is actually quite serious and severe, is totally out of place in what is otherwise a lighthearted comedy. It goes without saying that the story ultimately doesn't make any sense and only works on the most tongue-in-cheek level possible ala' Star Trek IV: Voyage Home. In many ways, it's just like any other fish-out-of-water comedy. The small town looks like what it is: a large constructed set.


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Not the first, but another popular film I've never seen. One of these days I'll hopefully catch it on a rainy day. Silly, but I didn't like the TV show that Michael J. Fox was on before, so I just never wanted to see any of his later work.


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