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So, Is 2015 Anything Like What 'Back To The Future' Predicted?


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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?

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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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'The Michael J. Fox Show' Canceled After Only One Season


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Michael J. Fox's return to television wasn't as glorious as he would have hoped.

The 52 year-old actor, who starred in the 80s sitcom 'Family Ties' and the 90s hit TV series 'Spin City', took a hiatus from the small screen after suffering from Parkinson's disease.

But in this latest project, Fox developed a way to try and achieve previous success as well as deal with his ongoing health issues.

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'Michael J Fox Show' Pulled: What Went Wrong For The New Comedy?


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NBC has axed the remaining episodes of Michael J Fox's struggling Thursday night comedy, The Michael J Fox Show, which will be replaced by Hollywood Game Night. Fifteen of the comedy's 22-episode order have aired whilst production has wrapped on all 22 episodes, with NBC unclear where the remaining seven episodes will be broadcast, though the network will apparently look for a slot after the 3rd April, according to THR.

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Michael J Fox's 'The Michael J Fox Show' Has Been Pulled Indefinitely Due To Low Ratings.

NBC picked up Fox's show with a straight-to-series order after a bidding war between multiple networks in August 2012. The outlook looked bright: the show would be the respected Back To The Future actor's return to television since his diagnosis with Parkinson's Disease. However, the show bombed in the ratings with an underwhelming 0.7 in the vital 18-49 category logged upon the 24th January episode airing.

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Michael J. Fox's Sitcom Is Cancelled Due To Poor Ratings


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Michael J. Fox’s foray into the world of sitcom is looking like a short-lived affair. NBC confirmed last night (Feb 5) that the show – which is 15 shows into its 22 – will not be returning for a second season. There are also question marks over the final episodes; with the show being replaced on Thursday nights by Hollywood Game Night, no one knows when or if the final 7 episodes will get an air-date.

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Entertainment Weekly reported troubles with the show back on Jan 19 when NBC’s entertainment chairman Robert Greenblatt was answering questions renewal odds for several prime-time shows on Sunday at the TCA press tour.

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'The Michael J. Fox Show' Cancelled? NBC Pulls Thursday Night Sitcom


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NBC has pulled The Michael J. Fox Show from its schedule. The show which airs on a Thursday night at 9.30pm has been effectively cancelled having only shown 15 of its 22 episode run.

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Michael J. Fox at the 2013 NBC Upfront Presentation.

The show, which has aired since September 2013 on NBC, has seen declining ratings. The premiere on 26th September 2013 attracted a large audience of approximately 5.2 million viewers, primarily owing to Fox's return to a sitcom after a 14 year break from series television. Unfortunately, over the passing months, the show's audience figures have declined to less than 2 million, as THR reports. There were seemingly already grumblings from the network executives about the relatively small audiences, as NBC Entertainment Chairman Bob Greenblatt told the same website: "I love the show but would have hoped for a larger audience."

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Back To The Future Musical: DeLoreans And Time Travel Heading To The West End


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Back to The Future is the latest cult franchise to be in line for a theatre reimagining; this time, it’s a musical. It’ll hit the West End in 2015, the 30th anniversary of the film. Robert Zemeckis – the director of the original movies - Bob Gale and Jamie Lloyd will provide the writing for the project, while the latter is set to direct.

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Music and lyrics will come from composer Alan Silvestri and songwriter/record-producer Glen Ballard. “The production will include illusions, skateboarding and many other surprises that will capture the spirit of the film but freshly interpret it for a new audience,' Lloyd said in a statement Friday.

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NBC Expects 'Parks & Recreation' Renewal, With Other Shows Still In Limbo


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NBC have teased at what shows they are due to renew and which they are likely to drop from their schedules at the TCA press tour this weekend. Given how vague the network executives were at the press meeting, we can't exactly confirm anything, but what we can say is that Parks & Recreation will more than likely be getting a seventh season, everything else might not be so lucky.

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Star Amy Poehler and the rest of her Parks & Rec. castmates celebrate the show's 100th episode

“I’m going out on a limb: Parks and Recreation is going to have a 7th season,” was the word of the NBC's entertainment chairman Robert Greenblatt at the TCA event, giving the closest thing to a solid confirmation regarding the future of a NBC show. The only other shows that held a similar kind of certainty were two popular comedies: Parenthood and Community.

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Yep, E! Really Listed Michael J. Fox's Disease As A "Fun Fact"


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E! Entertainment has apologised after listing Michael J Fox's Parkinson's disease as a "fun fact" during its coverage of the Golden Globes on Sunday. A graphic popped up during Fox's entrance to the Beverly Hills Hilton hotel, reading, "Fun fact: Michael J. Fox was diagnosed with Parkinson's disease in 1991"

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In a statement, the network said "we.sincerely apologise" 

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Fun Fact: E! Are Idiots! Michael J. Fox's Parkinson's Diagnosis The Subject Of Apology


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E! have been forced to apologies unreservedly after they listed Michael J. Fox’s Parkinson’s diagnosis back in 1999 as one of their ‘Fun Facts’ during their online coverage of the Golden Globes. Meanwhile, Fox appeared on the red carpet with his wife Tracy Pollen.

Michael J FoxMichael J. Fox may have found the whole thing funny, but we don't know that

 

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E! Issues An Apology To Michael J. Fox For Offensive 'Fun Fact' Remark


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Michael J. Fox, like many other high-profile Hollywood stars, was attending this Sunday's (Jan 12th) 2014 Golden Globe ceremony.

As the A-listers were arriving at the award show at the Beverly Hilton Hotel, California, they step onto the red carpet for a flurry of questions and photographs where they are exposed to the world's media.

E! was conducting a standard pre-award show, which usually discusses nominations, the arriving stars and who is wearing what, but the television network made an embarrassing error.

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Robin Williams' 'The Crazy Ones' Dominates Thursday Ratings, With Michael J. Fox Taking A Beating Over At CBS


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Can you smell that? It’s the smell of all our favorite shows coming back! The biggest winner of TV premiere week so far seems to be Robin Williams, who emerged victorious from his Thursday matchup with Michael J. Fox. There he was on Thursday night, drawing in 15.6 million viewers to the returning CBS comedy The Crazy Ones, while Fox’s The Michael J. Fox Show only managed 7.2 million. Crazy also beat Fox in the highly prized by advertisers so-called “young adult” demographic. We suspect quite a few people in this demo were away from the TV entirely, streaming episodes of other shows, but that’s beside the point.

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It was a sizeable win for Williams.

To be fair to both shows, however, the rest of the Thursday lineup could have had something to do with the considerable gap in ratings. While The Crazy Ones was preceded by a double bill of the wildly popular (for whatever reason) The Big Bang Theory, which averaged 18.9 million viewers, The Michael J. Fox Show came after the much less popular Parks and Recreation, which drew in just 3.3 million.

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Michael J. Fox To Star In New Parkinson's Disease Themed Show


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Michael J Fox is set to star in a new show on NBC called 'The Michael J. Fox Show' that portrays a TV anchor and dad who is in an ongoing battle with Parkinson 's disease, which Fox suffers from in real life.

The 52 year old left the highly successful sitcom 'Spin City' nearly 13 years ago because of his declining health problems as he was diagnosed with Parkinson's disease.

However he is returning to television screens celebrating his symptoms by using the illness as a motif for his brand new show that depicts how a Parkinson's sufferer copes with everyday life.

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Edie Falco Gives Moving Tribute To James Gandolfini At Emmy Awards


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James Gandolfini was remembered by his The Sopranos co-star Edie Falco in an emotional tribute to the late actor during Sunday (22 Sept.) night's 65th Annual Emmy Awards. In a ceremony that featured a number of memorials to fallen stars, Falco's appraisal of her on-screen husband was by far one of the most poignant of the night as she led the ceremony into a hushed remembrance of the acting great.

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Falco and Gandolfini during one of their many domestic disputes

Falco, who played the long-suffering Carmela Soprano in the ever-popular series, fought back the tears as she remembered the late actor, who passed away in June aged 51. She remembered Gandolfini as a man of "tremendous warmth and heart" and who was "uniquely generous," being nothing like the character he will be best remembered for.

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Relentless Billy Connolly Won't Let Recent Medical Setbacks Stop Him


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Despite the seemingly crippling twin concerns of being diagnosed with Parkinson’s disease and undergoing surgery for prostate cancer, Scottish comedian and national treasure Billy Connolly has vowed to keep on working, in what can only be described as the most determined move. Ever.

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A spokeswoman for the 70-year old comedian and actor said: “Billy Connolly recently underwent minor surgery in America after being diagnosed with the very early stages of prostate cancer. The operation was a total success, and Billy is fully recovered. In addition, Billy has been assessed as having the initial symptoms of Parkinson's disease, for which he is receiving the appropriate treatment.” (The Independent).

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Michael J Fox - NBC's 2013 fall launch party hosted by Vanity Fair - Arrivals - New York, United States - Monday 16th September 2013

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How Will Michael J. Fox's Personal Life Bleed Into His New Show?


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Fans of Michael J. Fox will know his new show, The Michael J. Fox Show (who needs a fancy name?) plays on his disability for laughs, just like he did on Curb Your Enthusiasm, when Larry David was convinced he was using his Parkinson’s to ruin his life.

But it’s more than that; Fox’s personal life away from his disability, his family etc, are all going to influence directly the content in his show. "There are some things taken from [my] life," he told reporters on Saturday (27 July) at the Television Critics Association press tour, according to People Magazine. 

"For example, my youngest daughter, when she went to camp a couple of years ago, took us aside and said, 'I'm warning you, when I go camping and you see pictures on the Internet, I'm trying out a new smile.' And we transposed that to the daughter on the show, when she doesn't like the way she runs, so she rehearses a new running method. There's little snips and pieces of the experience of raising teenagers."

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The Week In News: Angelina Jolie's Double Mastectomy, Bill Hader Leaves Saturday Night Live And Beyonce Pregnant, Again?


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Simply Heroic: Angelina Jolie stunned the world this week after revealing she had undergone a double mastectomy in order to reduce her risk of being diagnosed with breast cancer. The Oscar-winning actress lost her mother to cancer and was keen to limit the chances of the same thing happening to her brood. 

Darth Hader: After eight years on Saturday Night Live, Bill Hader has announced he is leaving the show when its season ends on Saturday. "It was a hard decision, but it has to happen at some point," Mr. Hader said in an interview. "It got to a point where I said, 'Maybe it's just time to go." He will certainly be missed!

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NBC's The Michael J Fox Show Seems Feel-Good, Fresh And Funny [Trailer]


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Michael J Fox's return to television could turn out to be something very special indeed. He stars in an eponymous show for NBC's Autumn schedule in which he plays Mike Henry, a sufferer of Parkinson's disease who decided to return to his old job in television news after spending years staying at home with his family. Obviously uses his own experiences of Parkinson's, Fox is sharp, witty and funny throughout the new teaser trailer.

The actor first rose to television fame as Alex P. Keaton in 1980's Family Ties before becoming a global mega-star in the Back to the Future trilogy. He bowed out of a starring role on Spin City in 2000, following his diagnosis with Parkinson's disease but gained critical acclaim for his returning appearances on Boston Legal, The Good Wife and Curb Your Enthusiasm. The self-deprecating Fox has always been able to pull in the laughs and he appears to be in top form in the new show, which could become a major player on the NBC schedule if the latest clip is anything to go by. 

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Michael J Fox To Return To Television, New Trailer Made Available (Video)


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Michael J Fox hasn't had a staring role for nearly a decade, following his ongoing battle with parkinson's disease. However, thanks largely to the miraculous advances in modern medicine, Fox's condition is at a manageable level that he can once again become a name at the front of any billing.
His next project comes courtesy of NBC, who have commissioned the new sitcom, The Michael J Fox Show, that sees the actor portray a character not unlike himself. In the show, Fox plays a news anchor who, like the actor, is diagnosed with parkinson's. It follows his return to work, and his daily struggles faced by having the disease, and has the potential to be a thoroughly enjoyable show.



Fox has appeared in various projects since leaving behind his last staring vehicle, Spin City, in 2001, when his condition became unmanageable next to his schedule. One of his most memorable appearances was on Scrubs, in which he played a doctor suffering from OCD, a performance that won him many plaudits and may potentially indicate tone his new show will take; humorous but with a touch of gravitas to bring the whole thing down to earth. Either way, the trailer looks promising and it is good to have MJF back.
Also appearing on the show are Breaking Bad's Betsy Brandt, as his wife, and The Wire's Wendell Pierce, as his former boss and the man who convinces him to come back to work. Sam Laybourne, of Cougar Town fame, is on board to write the show. The show airs Thursdays at the start of the new season of programming on NBC.

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Michael J Fox and Wendell Pierce filming in New York for the The Michael J Fox Show

Michael J. Fox - 2013 NBC Upfront Presentation - Arrivals - New York City, New York, United States - Monday 13th May 2013

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Michael J Fox Will Return To TV In (Kind-Of) Autobiographical 'The Michael J. Fox Show'


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Michael J. Fox is coming back to a primetime TV starring role after a decade away from any major role, with the Back To The Future star down to star in The Michael J. Fox Show, about a former new anchor suffering from Parkinson's disease who returns to work. The programme will air on Thursdays when the new season of television begins on NBC, the network revealed yesterday.

A Parkinson’s sufferer himself, Fox's return as a lead actor can be thanked to the amazing advances in modern medicine, and the show will no doubt see him draw on his own experiences (which were first diagnosed in 1991, and disclosed to the public in 1998) with the disease when channelling his character. Parkinson's disease is a condition that causes effects nerve cells and leaves sufferers unable to control their movements. Fox's last staring role was in the series Spin City, which ran from 1996 until 2002, with Fox dropping out of the show in 2001 as his health worsened.

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Michael J Fox's return to TV should be a good one

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Michael J. Fox and Tracy Pollan - 2013 Tribeca Film Festival - 'Trust Me' premiere - Arrivals - New York City, NY, United States - Saturday 20th April 2013

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Michael J Fox and Tracy Pollan - 'Trust Me' World Premiere at the 2013 Tribeca Film Festival - New York, NY, United States - Saturday 20th April 2013

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Michael J. Fox and Wendell Pierce - Michael J. Fox Shooting On Location New York City United States Sunday 3rd February 2013

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Did Michael J. Fox Really Have To Apologize To Taylor Swift?


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It appears Michael J. Fox has apologized to country-pop sensation Taylor Swift, after he made disparaging remarks about her at the Golden Globes. We say disparaging...what we really mean, is...a little harsh, but not really.

It all started when co-host Tina Fey warned Swift to "stay away from Michael J. Fox's son," adding, "She needs some 'me time' to learn about herself." Backstage, the New York magazine's Vulture blog caught up with the legendary actor and asked him if he would approve of a romance between Swift, 23, and his son Sam, 23. "No. No...Just back off. I don't keep up with it all. But Taylor Swift writes songs about everybody she goes out with, right? What a way to build a career." Fox admitted that he wouldn't recognize Swift if she ever showed up to a family dinner, though would put two-and-two together if she released a song about her son. "Sam, You Piece of [Expletive]. Oh...that was the girl you brought home!" he joked.

Swift - who has dated John Mayer, Jake Gyllenhaal, Taylor Lautner, Joe Jonas, Conor Kennedy and Harry Styles - was not best pleased with the remarks, while her Twitter followers were incensed. The singer took to Twitter on Friday (January 18, 2013) to say, "Hey everybody, Michael J. Fox got in touch with me today and we are good. Thank you for having my back."

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Michael J. Fox Vs. Taylor Swift: How Many Relationships Is Too Many?


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If there’s one thing that is sure to create some drama in 2013, it’s Taylor Swift’s love life.

We’re not quite sure why everyone is so interested in the 23-year-old singer’s string of boyfriends, but certainly nobody expected a comment from Michael J Fox of all people. At the Golden Globes earlier this week, where the actor’s son, Sam Fox, made his stage debut, Tina Fey poked fun at Swift in the audience, warning her to “stay away from Michael J Fox’s son”. It’s all well and good when it comes from a comedian and is clearly intended as a joke, but then Fox himself took it a step too far in a follow-up Vulture piece: "I don’t keep up with it all," he said. "But Taylor Swift writes songs about everybody she goes out with, right?" Right! "What a way to build a career." Ouch. That is a burn right there. But we don’t really see Fox’s point here. Taylor Swift is a country/pop artists – if she doesn’t write about love and heartbreak, that’s half of the genre’s main themes out the window.

It looks like all was mended in the end, however, after Taylor herself tweeted on Friday afternoon: "Hey everybody, Michael J. Fox got in touch with me today and we are good. Thank you for having my back." It’s good to know that ended well, though maybe not so much for Sam himself. We can’t see anyone lining up to date the man with the overprotective father anytime soon.

Michael J. Fox Tells Taylor Swift To Back Off From His Son


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Kids hate it when their parents take an interest in their love life, and celebrity dad Michael J. Fox proved that the rich and famous are no exception to this embarrassing parenting trend as he warned Taylor Swift to stay away from his son.

The country star, who split up with One Direction's Harry Styles only a few weeks ago, is rumoured to be seeing Fox's son, Sam Fox, so soon after her split from Styles (as is the trend with Swift, who rarely goes longer than a few weeks without being in a relationship). As such, Swift also has a tendency to use her numerous relationships as inspiration for songs, and Fox doesn't want his son to be the next in line to have a song written about him.

Speaking to the online blog Vulture, the Back To The Future star admitted that his knowledge of current entertainment news is pretty thin, but nonetheless he is aware of Swift's tendency to use her many failed relationships as the basis to her songs. “What a way to build a career,” he said, adding that he would only learn the two were no longer together until he was listening to the radio. He said, "yeah. Exactly. ‘Sam, You Piece of Sh*t.’ Oh...that was the girl you brought home!”

Michael J Fox Sees Red Over Taylor Swift And Sam Michael Fox Golden Globes Gag


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One of the biggest chortle-worthy moments of the Golden Globes last weekend occurred when jokester hosts Tina Fey and Amy Poehler told an on-watching Taylor Swift to stay away from Michael J Fox’s son Sam. How we all laughed; Swift sure needed a pick me up after splitting up with One Direction man Harry Styles, whilst everyone else knew that Swift writes most of her songs about ex-boyfriends. Unfortunately for her, Michael J Fox is also aware of that.

So when Vulture played him the video of Fey and Poehler making the jibe, he reacted in a way that suggests Taylor will never, ever, be getting together with his son. "No. No ... Just back off," the lovable actor said. "I don’t keep up with it all, but Taylor Swift writes songs about everybody she goes out with, right? What a way to build a career." Clearly unimpressed at Swift, Fox said that "I wouldn’t even know who she was," if she turned up at his house with his son in tow. Until she released a song about their breakup a few weeks afterwards of course. "Yeah, exactly," Fox concurred. "'Sam, You Piece of Sh*t.' Oh … that was the girl you brought home!" Looks like you’re going to have look somewhere else for your rebound, Taylor.

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Michael J Fox And Taylor Swift ... Fox Warns Swift Away From His Son, Sam Michael Fox


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Michael J Fox and Taylor Swift are unlikely to be sharing any cosy family get-togethers any time soon. After Tina Fey mocked Taylor’s recent string of short-lived romances, at the Golden Globes last weekend (January 13, 2013), by saying “Taylor Swift, you stay away from Michael J Fox’s son,” Fox senior told Vulture that he’s really not keen on the idea of his son, Sam Michael Fox dating Taylor Swift.

Speaking at a book party for Ann Leary’s The Good House, Fox was asked what he thought about the idea of Taylor dating his son and he replied “No. No ... Just back off… I don’t keep up with it all," he said. "But Taylor Swift writes songs about everybody she goes out with, right?" Right! "What a way to build a career.” When asked what he’d do if she turned up at a family dinner, he replied “I wouldn’t even know who she was.” Ouch. Bit of a blow for one of the biggest stars on the planet. It seems as though Taylor Swift’s reputation for getting through men and trashing them in song form is getting bigger than her bank balance.

Tina Fey joked that Taylor needed a bit of “me time,” to get to know herself a little better again. And you know what? We think she might have a point. Taylor recently had a very brief fling with One Direction’s Harry Styles and before that, it was Conor Kennedy. And before that? Listen, we could be here for days. At least Sam Michael Fox is off the list though, thanks to his dad. 

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Michael J. Fox InStyle And Warner Bros. Golden Globe After Party at The Beverly Hilton Hotel - Arrivals Featuring: Michael J. Fox Where: Beverly Hills, California, United States When: 13 Jan 2013

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Michael J. Fox New York City, United States Celebrities at the Ed Sullivan Theater for 'The Late Show with David Letterman' Thursday 10th January 2013

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Michael J. Fox New York City, NY, United States Celebrities at the Ed Sullivan Theater for 'The Late Show with David Letterman' Thursday 10th January 2013

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Michael J Fox Show About A Newscaster With Parkinsons To Hit In September


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The Back to the Future star, Michael J Fox is to star in a brand new comedy, loosely based on his own life with Parkinson's disease.

Michael J Fox was diagnosed with Parkinson's disease in the early '90s, the news came soon after the series he had starred in for 7 years ended, Family Ties. What followed was a brief problem with alcohol before cleaning himself up and continuing his successful career. Now, what began as a traumatic diagnosis has turned into an opportunity, and Fox is set to star as a Newscaster with Parkinsons, which is due to air on NBC later in the year.

The comedy hasn't been named yet, but according to the Associated Press, Fox's fictional newscaster had quit his job, but "returns to work in the show's first episode because a new medical regimen has helped him control many of the disease's symptoms."

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Sam Fox, Tracy Pollan and Michael J. Fox - Sam Fox, Tracy Pollan and Michael J. Fox Sunday 23rd September 2012 64th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards, held at Nokia Theatre L.A. Live - Arrivals

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Tracy Pollan, Michael J Fox and Emmy Awards - Tracy Pollan, Michael J. Fox with kids Esma Annabelle Fox, Aquinnah Kathleen Fox Saturday 15th September 2012 2012 Creative Arts Emmy Awards, held at Nokia Theatre - Arrivals

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Tracy Pollan, Michael J Fox and Emmy Awards
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Tracy Pollan, Michael J Fox and Emmy Awards

Michael J Fox and Tribeca Film Festival - Michael J. Fox Saturday 28th April 2012 the 'Marvel's The Avengers' premiere during the closing night of the 2012 Tribeca Film Festival at BMCC Tribeca PAC

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Michael J Fox - Michael J. Fox New York City, USA - Grand Opening of the Apple Store at Grand Central Station - Arrivals Friday 9th December 2011

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Michael J Fox - Michael J. Fox New York City, USA - on the set of 'The Good Wife' shooting on location in Greenwich Village Thursday 3rd November 2011

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Video - Gayle King Wears Ralph Lauren With Pride - An Evening With Ralph Lauren Hosted By Oprah Arrivals Part 2


Stars from the fashion world and Hollywood alike were seen at the Lincoln Center in New York to attend An Evening With Ralph Lauren Hosted By Oprah, with proceeds from the gala going towards charitable causes.

Back to the Future star Michael J Fox was a big hit on the red carpet; he smiled and posed for photographs, accompanied by his wife and former Family Ties co star, Tracy Pollan. Also walking the red carpet was Martha Stewart and talk show host and friend of Oprah, Gayle King, who proudly shows off her purple Ralph Lauren dress

Michael Gross, Meredith Baxter, Michael J Fox and Tracy Pollan - Elza Bergeron, actors Michael Gross, Meredith Baxter, Michael J. Fox and Tracy Pollan, New York City, USA - at the 9th Annual TV Land Awards at the Javits Center Sunday 10th April 2011

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Michael J Fox - Michael J. Fox and his daughter Esme Fox New York City, USA - light the Empire State Building orange and white to raise awareness for The Michael J. Fox Foundation for Parkinson's Research at The Empire State Building Friday 8th April 2011

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Michael J Fox - Michael J. Fox New York City, USA - shooting on the set of 'The Good Wife' in Manhattan Tuesday 7th December 2010

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Michael J Fox Saturday 19th December 2009 Michael J Fox arrives at LAX airport with his family and get in their waiting van Los Angeles, California

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Disney's A Christmas Carol Trailer


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Michael J Fox - Actor Michael J. Fox receives Honorary Doctor of Humane Letters Degrees at Avery Fisher Hall at Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts New York City, USA - during Mount Sinai School of Medicine's 40th Commencement ceremony Friday 15th May 2009

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Michael J Fox
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Michael J Fox - Michael J. Fox Los Angeles, California - signs autographs for fans as he leaves a television show taping in Hollywood Tuesday 28th April 2009

Michael J Fox
Michael J Fox
Michael J Fox
Michael J Fox

Michael J Fox and David Letterman - Michael J. Fox New York City, USA - outside the Ed Sullivan Theater for the 'Late Show With David Letterman' Thursday 2nd April 2009

Michael J Fox and David Letterman
Michael J Fox and David Letterman
Michael J Fox and David Letterman
Michael J Fox and David Letterman
Michael J Fox and David Letterman
Michael J Fox and David Letterman

Bright Lights, Big City Review


OK
As a college student hoping for a career in the "glamorous world of magazine publishing" back in the '80s, I was captivated by Jay McInerney's 1984 novel Bright Lights, Big City, which depicts that world but tears away most of the glamour. Still, it made New York seem tremendously exciting.

The 1988 cinematic version doesn't quite measure up. McInerney may have aspired to be the F. Scott Fitzgerald of his time, the movie suffers from the same fate as the Robert Redford version of The Great Gatsby: miscasting.

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Stuart Little 2 Review


Very Good
The term "little" works well in describing Rob Minkoff's Stuart Little 2. After all, this cuddly sequel to the 1999 hit is a little more visually polished, a little funnier, and a little more madcap. However, given the film's thin little plot and threadbare character development, there also appears to be little reason to make a Stuart sequel, save for lining the pockets of those involved with a little more money.

Little 2 starts off strong enough, reintroducing dad Fredrick (Hugh Laurie), mom Eleanor (Geena Davis), son George (Jonathan Lipnicki), and adopted child Stuart (voice of Michael J. Fox), who's actually a talking mouse. Since last we met the Little clan, the family has added baby girl Martha, which gives Eleanor someone else to dote over besides her pint-sized sons. Speaking of, Stuart's depressed because George is outgrowing the novelty of having a kid brother.

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Back To The Future Review


Extraordinary
A classic adventure that holds up perfectly today aside from a few green-screen gaffes, Back to the Future is a quintessential '80s flick that combines science fiction, action, comedy, and romance all into a perfect little package that kids and adults will both devour. I know I did when I saw this film as a teenager, anxiously wishing I could zip back in time too to stand up to a bully, right some wrongs, and otherwise fix the mistakes that I made... never mind my parents. Michael J. Fox is perfect in the lead role (though the film was original half-shot with Eric Stoltz in the lead), but Christopher Lloyd ("Damn! Damn damn!") steals the show as Doc Brown, whose Delorean time machine enables all the madcap adventures that follow. Overall it's about as perfect as a summer blockbuster amusement can get. Check out the DVD set of all three Back to the Future movies, a huge bargain at under 20 bucks.

Back To The Future Part III Review


Very Good
Ah, this is the one you see on cable TV all the time. I'm not sure why, but I suppose it's because Back to the Future Part III holds up on its own as well as the original and much better than Part II, which kind of abruptly ends in the middle of the story. This is the old west part of the tale, which begins when Doc Brown (Christopher Lloyd) is inadvertently sucked back to 1885, and through a convolution of events, Marty (Michael J. Fox) heads back there as well to save Doc's life. Eventually there's another problem preventing the duo from returning to 1985: There's no gasoline for the Delorean in 1885 and they can't get the car up to the required 88 miles per hour. Whoops. Overall this is a good time, but the steampunk adventure doesn't thrill us quite as much as the original, which features a very similar arc. By now, old Biff (here as "Buford") has worn thin and comes off as primarily an excuse to add more conflict, and Mary Steenburgen's abrupt love interest is a no-show.

Back To The Future Part II Review


Excellent
Back to the Future takes a darker turn with this first of two sequels (which were shot together, perhaps for the first time in film history that more than one film was made simultaneously for a staggered release), in which the relatively quaint and simple time travel arc from BTTF gets far more confusing and, in some ways, more fulfilling. The setup from the first film -- Marty's son is in trouble in 2015 -- turns out to be a MacGuffin and of little consequence. The real point is to get Marty into the future and to get a now aged Biff into the Delorean and back to 1955, where he gives his younger self a sports almanac that lets him instantly become a millionaire through sports betting. This sends Marty back again to 1955, where he has to get the almanac away from Biff while avoiding his other self, who's busy dealing with mom and dad. Time travel starts to get a little mindbending here, and along with its convolutions and ominous tone (Hill Valley is now a dangerous slum), it's not nearly as popular as parts 1 and 3. Still, it's a good film and rewards an attentive viewer with tons of inside jokes and kooky predictions about the future (look at how many fax machines everyone was supposed to have!).

Casualties Of War Review


Excellent
Vietnam War movies are always tough to watch, especially for those of us who go through life burdened with liberal guilt. But of all the Vietnam movies out there, none is more painful to watch -- and paradoxically more beautifully shot -- than Casualties of War, in which all of director Brian De Palma's prodigious talents are in full effect. To steal a line from another Vietnam classic: "The horror..."

Based on an allegedly true event that was reported in the New Yorker, Casualties is a stripped-down tale of a small platoon of Army grunts who head into the jungle only to lose their humanity, a trope that has traveled from Conrad to Coppola to here. It's Satan in paradise, wreaking havoc and leaving unexplainable carnage behind.

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The Secret Of My Success Review


OK
Brantley is Whitfield, Whitfield is Brantley!? Does the fun ever start? This Michael J. Fox romantic comedy about mistaken identity in big business is awfully stupid, but at least it's fun-stupid, not stupid-stupid. Slater is about as bad as they come as the office slut who slept her way to the top, but it's small roles from the likes of Pankow and Gwynne that make this 90 minutes bearable.

The Frighteners Review


Excellent
Ghostbusters meets Twin Peaks? Michael J. Fox's comeback movie? A film about a lazy guy who catches ghosts for a living? A supporting cast of unknowns? Does anyone want to see a movie like this?

Yes! And you'd better get to the theater quick, because The Frighteners, in a manner suggested be the above questions, will not make huge waves at the box office in a crowded field of summer blockbusters.

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Atlantis: The Lost Empire Review


Excellent
The song-and-dance numbers are out. The cheery sidekicks are nowhere to be seen. The predictable villains in black are nonexistent. This summer, Disney comes out with both guns blazing, literally, in its newest animated feature Atlantis: The Lost Empire, an imaginative and eye-popping mix of action, adventure, and sweeping vision landscapes filled with gorgeous computer enhanced animation.

Continuing on its recent arc of solid storylines in its animation and quality visuals, Atlantis is successful in both being a wide-eyed roller-coaster ride for kids and is interesting enough to keep adults from passing out from boredom. The film follows the adventures of Milo Thatch (Michael J. Fox), a bookworm/boiler room attendant/linguistics expert who probably hasn't had a date in years. Milo's grandfather was an explorer looking for Atlantis who knew where to discover the location of the lost city -- in a hidden journal. With the help of eccentric billionaire Preston Whitmore (John Mahoney), the lost journal is recovered, providing new clues to Atlantis's whereabouts. Milo then joins a group of rag-tag explorers -- including a 200-person Navy, enough surplus to take over a small county, and no cute sidekicks -- in the search for the city of Atlantis.

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Mars Attacks! Review


Weak
We've already had three movies based on TV shows this year, plus a film based on a TV commercial, but I think it's a really bad omen when a film is based on a series of trading cards.

The film is Mars Attacks!, and with it Tim Burton serves up the worst production of his once-blossoming career, a movie wherein he indulges every excess of his demented psyche, pays no attention to entertaining the audience, and recycles every joke he can get his hands on.

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Blue In The Face Review


Good
It took all of five days after wrapping the shoot of Smoke to create Blue in the Face, an (allegedly) all-improvised follow-up to Wayne Wang and Paul Auster's feature centered on a tiny smoke shop in Brooklyn. It's a weird experiment in filmmaking, studded with cameos by Lou Reed, Madonna, Michael J. Fox, Roseanne, Lily Tomlin, and more. Unfortunately, you've probably seen all the funniest bits in the movie's trailer.

Separated into segments with titles like "Brooklyn Attitude," Blue in the Face explores the Brooklyn mystique and the Brooklyn experience with video interviews and impromptu sketches. Everything "Brooklyn" is praised, from Ebbets Field and Jackie Robinson to Belgian Waffles and the sanctity of the local cigar store.

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Stuart Little 2 Review


OK

A significant improvement over its plotless, meandering predecessor, "Stuart Little 2" is fun-loving, low calorie, big-city adventure for the seamlessly computer-animated talking mouse with the effervescent voice of Michael J. Fox.

In this sequel the fuzzy, Lilliputian adopted son of the Little clan -- which includes Stuart's human brother (Jonathan Lipnicki) and his silly, sacchariney, storybook-perfect parents (Hugh Laurie and Geena Davis) -- brings home a spirited sweetheart of a canary named Margalo (Melanie Griffith's voice) after rescuing her from a falcon.

When she later disappears -- along with Mrs. Little's wedding ring -- naive, good-hearted Stuart is convinced the falcon has snatched her away and sets out on a rescue mission, dragging along a very reluctant Snowball, the Littles' pampered house cat with the Vaudevillian voice of Nathan Lane.

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Michael J Fox

Date of birth

9th June, 1961

Occupation

Actor

Sex

Male

Height

1.63




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Michael J Fox Movies

Back to the Future Part III (1990) - Clips Trailer

Back to the Future Part III (1990) - Clips Trailer

When Dr. Emmett Brown gets trapped in a Western world in 1885, it's up to...

Back to the Future Part II (1989) - Clips Trailer

Back to the Future Part II (1989) - Clips Trailer

Marty McFly and Dr. Emmett Brown re-unite for more adventures, but this time Doc is...

Back to the Future (1985) - Clips Trailer

Back to the Future (1985) - Clips Trailer

Marty McFly is an ordinary high school teenager, with a passion for music and a...

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Disney's A Christmas Carol Trailer

Watch the trailer for Disney's A Christmas Carol The classic seasonal tale of Ebenezer Scrooge...

Atlantis: The Lost Empire Movie Review

Atlantis: The Lost Empire Movie Review

The song-and-dance numbers are out. The cheery sidekicks are nowhere to be seen....

Stuart Little 2 Movie Review

Stuart Little 2 Movie Review

The term "little" works well in describing Rob Minkoff's Stuart Little 2. After all,...

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