Recently Funny or Die did a joke campaign about the Back to the Future hoverboard, and some actually believed this could be a reality. While it was a nicely executed joke, there is a new special that explores the possibilities of a real hoverboard, as well as the technology of Star Wars.
So many people would love to have a Back to the Future hoverboard, one that can actually hover of course, but we’re still ways away from that kind of technology. (There was a limited edition hoverboard made by Mattel, one that didn’t float in the air of course.) Yet many people believed a recent prank about hoverboards, so much so that it had to be announced it was a hoax.
Back to the Future II took place in 2015, and with that year just around the corner, there have been a number of stories on the net where people are trying to see what actually came to pass from the movie. In fact, a friend of mine recently wondered when we were finally going to get self-tying shoes.
We all still have mad love for Back to the Future, not just because of the nostalgia for when we first saw it, but because it still holds up very well. Thankfully rumors of a remake are unfounded - the fans would revolt over that, big time - but there is a musical in the works, and it’s slated to debut in London in 2015.
Long time readers of TGD know that a team of dedicated car fanatics have restored the original Back to the Future DeLorean, and BTTF’s screenwriter, Bob Gale, helped bring it all together. Now in a new article, written by yours truly, the gang behind the restoration talked about the challenges they faced, as well as how all the work and effort finally paid off.
One of the best parts of Back to the Future was when George McFly finally grew a pair, knocked Biff Tannen on his ass, and altered the course of his destiny. Tannen was a great villain, and it was great to see Marty McFly’s father give him his just deserts.
In the grand scheme of classic cars, you can get a DeLorean relatively cheap compared to say, a Lamborghini, or a Rolls. And now you can get your DeLorean Back to the Futureized, except it won’t take you back in time of course.
Unless you really follow cinema, the name Dean Cundey won’t immediately ring a bell. If you’re a rabid film geek, however, you’ll know he’s the cinematographer of Halloween, The Thing, Back to the Future, Who Framed Roger Rabbit, Apollo 13, and Jurassic Park, to name a few.
Loyal TG readers know we’re big fans of Back to the Future, and we were very excited to report last year that the famous DeLorean time machine was in the process of being restored.
There’s a lot of love out there for the Amblin movies of the 80’s, and along with Goonies and Back to the Future, one of the biggest and most controversial Amblin films was Gremlins.
The 30th anniversary for Back to the Future is still several years away, but this year the fans have been showing the Amblin classic a lot of love.
There’s still plenty of mad love out there for the 80's classic Back to the Future, and why not? It still holds up after all these years, and it’s one of the most beloved of the early Amblin films, along with Goonies.
Looper, which garnered positive reviews and strong buzz when it premiered at the Toronto Film Festival, is the latest movie with time travel as a central theme.
Doc Brown’s DeLorean has to be one of the best sight gags in movie history.
Yes, yes, we're all annoyed as hell by the trend of prequels because everyone has to know everything about a movie's lore.
We recently reported that Mattel will be manufacturing a special limited edition of the Back to the Future hoverboard for collectors.
Back to the Future screenwriter Bob Gale is currently adapting a graphic novel called Trespassers - which actually sounds a bit like Peter Jackson's Frighteners.
While many screenwriters don't like following rules, they can often be very helpful if applied correctly correctly, and once you learn the rules, well, of course you can always break them.
Back to the Future is apparently going to be hitting its 27th anniversary this summer. Has it really been that long?
Who doesn’t love Back to the Future? People certainly have a lot of fondness for the early Amblin films these days, and that includes Future, along with The Goonies.