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Back To The Future Day was on Wednesday (October 21st 2015) but people are still celebrating the legacy of this era-defining movie and stars Michael J. Fox and Christopher Lloyd even reunited as Marty McFly and Doc on the latest episode of 'Jimmy Kimmel Live'. Needless to say, they were pretty disappointed with the real 2015.
Michael J. Fox, Christopher Lloyd and Lea Thompson were re-united for the film's 30th anniversary
So we don't have hoverboards, flying cars or self-tying sneakers in 2015 as opposed to what 1989's 'Back To The Future II' would've had us believe, but it's still a common agreement that technology has advanced a tremendous amount in the last thirty years, right? Well, Marty and Doc don't think so. When their time-travelling DeLorean landed in the middle of Jimmy Kimmel's talk show last night (October 22nd 2015), they were amazed at just how little the world had changed.
The star spoke at a special screening to celebrate Back to the Future Day
Almost everybody celebrated Back to the Future Day yesterday (Wed) and there was not a single fan of the film trilogy surprised at the big outpouring of love for Marty McFly and the Doc. There was one person slightly bemused by the film’s popularity, however, and that person was Michael J Fox.
The cast of Back to the Future celebrated their special day
Speaking on the red carpet at the event last night (Wed) that celebrated October, 21 2015 - the day Marty travels to in Back to the Future II - Fox admitted the past few days had been a whirlwind.
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When Dr. Emmett Brown gets trapped in a Western world in 1885, it's up to Marty to rescue him when he learns of his untimely death. It isn't long before he runs into Biff's ancestor Buford, however, who doesn't exactly make it easy for the pair to get home. Plus, the DeLorean is out of gas which means they can't accelerate to the required speed anyway to travel forward in time. They have an idea, though, involving the use of a rail spur and a train to push them to the right speed, but before they can implement the plan Buford attempts to force Marty into a duel. And after Doc has fallen in love with a beautiful 19th century lady named Clara and been subsequently dumped after revealing his true origin, he's not in the best of moods to help them finally get home either.
Marty McFly and Dr. Emmett Brown re-unite for more adventures, but this time Doc is looking to the future rather than the past. He encourages both Marty and his girlfriend Jennifer to accompany him to 2015 and help out their future children. However, things take a shaky turn when Marty decides to buy a sports almanac in a bid to get rich through betting. Unfortunately, their journey to the future has been witnessed by Biff, who manages to steal the almanac and give it to his 1955 self. When Marty and Doc return to a dystopian 1985 they most certainly don't recognise, they are forced to go back to the past to rectify the situation - and prevent Biff from ruining their futures.
Marty McFly is an ordinary high school teenager, with a passion for music and a talent for skateboarding - not to mention a beautiful girlfriend named Jennifer. However, his parents have it less easy; his father George lacks confidence and so is easily bullied by his boss Biff, while his mother spends her days drowning her sorrows and getting seriously unhealthy. Soon Marty meets an ageing scientist named Doc, who has built a time-machine into a DeLorean. But when the pair run into some trouble, Marty is forced to escape in the vehicle and winds up in 1955 - the year his parents first got together, despite them being leagues apart. Now not only has Marty got to find the younger Doc to help him get Back To The Future, but he also has the task of uniting his parents so that he eventually gets born.
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Going for a drive in your DeLorean or riding a hoverboard? How are you celebrating ‘Back To The Future Day’?
Movie fans all around the world are today celebrating 'Back To The Future Day', marking the exact date that Doc Brown and Marty McFly travelled to in the 1989 sequel, Back to the Future Part II. In the film, the pair ride the DeLorean to October 21, 2015 and find a world of hoverboards, self tying shoelaces and a few things that actually are now a reality.
Fans from all over the globe having been getting in on the Back To The Future-themed fun, with many cinemas showing all three films from the franchise back to back. There’s also been plenty of action on social media, with #BackToTheFuture trending worldwide.
The actor also paid tribute to the franchise’s loyal fans describing them as ‘the most genuine people I’ve met’.
Michael J Fox joined his fellow Back To The Future cast members in London this weekend, to celebrate the movie’s 30th anniversary at the capital’s Film and Comic-Con convention. Released in July 1985 the time-travelling adventure would go on to become the year’s highest grossing film taking $383million worldwide and spawning two sequels.
Back To The Future celebrated its 30th anniversary this weekend at London Comic-Con.
Fox was joined at the convention by co-stars including Christopher Lloyd, who played Marty’s inventor friend Dr Emmett Brown, Lea Thompson who was Marty’s mother Lorraine and Claudia Wells, who played Marty’s girlfriend Jennifer in the first film.
3D technology might be a reality, but where are those hover boards?
Back in 1989, Marty McFly and Doc Brown made some bold predictions about how the future might look in 2015. In the hit film, starring Michael J Fox and Christopher Lloyd, the pair travelled to our current year to prevent Marty's future son from ending up in jail. But now as we begin to settle into the New Year it’s time to investigate, just how much did Back to the Future Part II get right about life in 2015?
Back to the Future, an accurate representation of modern life?
Well surprisingly the film did manage to get a few things right about life in 2015. While the movie’s predictions might not have been 100% accurate, there’s still enough there that nearly hit the mark. One of the best examples is the film’s depiction of video calls, something which is now a reality for everyone, thanks to programs such as Skype and Face Time.
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Christopher Lloyd - Celebrities attend the Los Angeles Dodgers v St. Louis Cardinals baseball game held at Dodger Stadium. The Dodgers dfeated the Cardinals by a final score of 1-0. - Los Angeles, California, United States - Thursday 26th June 2014
Set in 1947, 'Who Framed Roger Rabbit?' is the story of how cartoon characters known as 'toons' can interact with the living human society. However, after compromising pictures of the human owner of Toontown and Hollywood toon star Roger Rabbit's wife Jessica emerge, he is set up for his subsequent grisly murder and things get tense between the toon world and the real world. Toon hating detective Eddie Valiant is hired to investigate but winds up helping Roger after discovering that he is being framed for a crime he didn't commit. His investigations lead him to the mysterious Judge Doom who's own nature in the toon community is formidable with having found a way to destroy them.
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Maddy (Panabaker) is back home in Arizona from grad school, working in the water park she owns with her breast-obsessed stepdad Chet (Koechner). But after the Lake Victoria disaster, prehistoric piranhas have migrated here, drawn to the park's chlorine. After consulting with wild-haired expert Goodman (Lloyd), Maddy tries to avert disaster with the help of deputy Kyle (Zylka) and nice-guy Barry (Bush), who are rivals for her affections. But as the summer launch party nears, Chet refuses to close the park.
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