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Not too long ago, automobile company Lexus teased that they might have a working hoverboard on the way, which is perfect since 2015 is the year Marty McFly and Doc Brown travel to the future in Back to the Future Part II. But we’re still waiting for more on the functional hoverboard front. In the […]
The post How to Build Your Own ‘Back to the Future’ Hoverboard appeared first on /Film. »
- Ethan Anderton
Welcome to today's edition of Nerd Alert, where we have all the quirky, nerdy news that you crave in one convenient spot. What do we have in store for you on this terrific Tuesday? Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice's new trailer gets mashed up with It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia, Iron Man takes to the streets of Los Santos in Grand Theft Auto V and Real Fake History examines Little Mac's legend in Mike Tyson's Punch Out. Not enough for you? Then check out Game of Thrones' 8-bit death scenes and the most beautiful movies in cinematic history. Oh, and we have the Super Mario Bros. honest trailer you've been waiting for since 1993! So, sit back, relax and check out all that today's Nerd Alert has to offer.
Batman v Superman and It's Always Sunny Mashup
Just a few weeks ago at Comic-Con, Warner Bros. unveiled the »
While it's not quite as big as San Diego Comic-Con, London did hold it's own Film and Comic-Con this past weekend. And they manages to nab a special Q&A panel reunion that the States missed out on. Yes, over the weekend, over 2,000 fans gathered to celebrate the Back to The Future 30th Anniversary with a Cast Reunion that included both Michael J. Fox and Christopher Lloyd, along with leading lady Lea Thompson. The iconic Marvin Berry (Harry Waters Jr.) of Marvin Berry and the Starlighters was also on hand to sing a few verses of Earth Angel. Universal has promised video of the panel is coming later in the week. Today, we have photos from the cast reunion.
In 1985 Director Robert Zemeckis, Executive Producer Steven Spielberg and Producer/Screenwriter Bob Gale embarked on a three-part journey through time that broke box-office records worldwide and catapulted Back to The Future »
Actor and fellow cast members celebrate movie’s 30th anniversary with thousands of fans and draw parallels between its baddie and Donald Trump
The cast of time-travelling adventure Back to the Future have paid tribute to the thousands of fans who turned up – many of them in costume as skateboarding teen Marty McFly and his inventor friend Dr Emmett Brown – at a convention in London to celebrate the 30th anniversary of the film’s release.
Related: What Back to the Future Part II got right and wrong about 2015 – an A-z
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- Catherine Shoard
We are just a few short months away from that October 2015 date that featured in time-travel classic Back to the Future Part II. The film showed us what people living in the 1980’s thought the world would look like in what, to them, was the future. Sadly, although we don’t have true hoverboards, we do still have a very special occasion to mark.
Way back in the year 1985 Robert Zemeckis, with help from Steven Spielberg, created Back to the Future, a wonderful science fiction movie that featured a time-travelling Delorean. The film captured the imagination of a generation and subsequent generations thanks to its ‘outta time’ feel and tone.
This weekend sees London’s Olympia Hall taken over by comic book and movie fanatics for the annual London Film and Comic Con, »
- Kat Smith
Great Scott! In 1985 Director Robert Zemeckis, Executive Producer Steven Spielberg and Producer/Screenwriter Bob Gale embarked on a three-part journey through time that broke box-office records worldwide and catapulted Back to The Future into one of the most beloved trilogies in motion picture history. In 1989, the filmmakers gave us a glimpse of the future in Back to the Future Part II as Marty McFly and Doc Brown traveled to 2015...or, if our calculations are correct, October 21, 2015, to be exact. "The Future" has finally arrived. Now, Universal Pictures Home Entertainment celebrates this once-in-a-lifetime date, as well as the 30th Anniversary of the groundbreaking first film, with three new releases debuting on October 20, 2015.
Available on Blu-ray & DVD, the Back to the Future 30th Anniversary Trilogy will include all three movies plus a new bonus disc with more two hours of content. Back to the Future: The Complete Animated Series will be »
Need some animated Doc Brown, Marty and Einstein in your life? The upcoming DVD release of “Back to the Future: The Animated Series” will take care of that. The animated TV show will be available on DVD for the first time this October, Universal Studios announced today. All 26 episodes from the two seasons of the show will be available in a DVD set that will be released on October 20, 2015 — one day before the date Doc and Marty travel to in “Back to the Future Part II.” Eighteen episodes of the show were previously available on VHS and laserdisc. The series chronicled the adventures of Doc, Clara, their sons Jules and Verne, Marty, Jennifer, and Doc’s dog Einstein as they traveled through time using both steam train time machines and a DeLorean time machine. Biff Tannen also pops up at various points of the series. Thomas F. Wilson (Biff »
- Emily Rome
In case you didn’t know, this year marks the 30th anniversary of the classic time traveling adventure Back to the Future. And it also just so happens to mark the year that Marty McFly and Doc Brown travel to when they go to the future in Back to the Future Part II. So this year […]
The post New ‘Back to the Future’ 30th Anniversary Blu-Ray Set Comes Inside a Flux Capacitor appeared first on /Film. »
- Ethan Anderton
Universal Pictures has announced a brand-new Blu-ray release for the legendary film series Back to the Future, which will celebrate the original’s 30th anniversary, and will be release on October 20th, 2015 – the exact date that characters Marty McFly and Doc Brown travel to in Back to the Future: Part II. You can check out all the details, artwork and a special trailer for the release below!
The ground-breaking film was first released in 1985, created by Robert Zemeckis and Bob Gale under the executive producing tutelage of Steven Spielberg, and was followed up by two back-to-back sequels in 1989 and 1990, making eternal stars of Michael J. Fox, Christopher Lloyd, Lea Thompson and Thomas F. Wilson.
And to celebrate the influence and impact the film series has had over the last three decades, three new releases will debut this fall on Blu-ray and DVD. The Back to the Future 30th Anniversary »
- Scott J. Davis
"We're descending toward Hill Valley, California, at 4:29 pm, on Wednesday, October 21st, 2015."
We're now just three months away from that momentous date, and Universal Pictures Home Entertainment will celebrate with a massive treat for Bttf fans.
Arriving on Blu-ray and DVD on October 20 will be the Back to the Future 30th Anniversary Trilogy, Back to the Future: The Complete Animated Series on DVD for the first time ever and Back to the Future: The Complete Adventures, a combo of the trilogy and animated series with Flux Capacitor packaging.
Further details on each release are below:
Back to the Future 30th Anniversary Trilogy (Blu-ray & DVD)
Comprising all three movies, »
To celebrate Back To The Future's 30th anniversary, three commemorative box sets are coming out in October. Here are all the details...
Thirty years after the release of the original Back To The Future, the series remains evergreen. And to commemorate its original appearance back in 1985, Universal's preparing to bring out a new Blu-ray and DVD box set, which will come with a booklet and a bonus disc full of extras.
In addition to that set, there'll also be a DVD release of Back To The Future: The Complete Animated Series. But for those who want both the movies and the animated series, a third release will package everything together in a special edition modelled after the Flux Capacitor in Doc Brown's DeLorean. It lights up and everything.
From the press release, here's what you'll find on each disc. Note that the Animated Series is DVD only. All »
When Edgar Wright parted ways with Marvel Studios, eight years into production on Ant-Man, whoever took the job was fated to end up melting under the magnifying glass of scrutiny, with a sun of an angry internet shining down on them. Or something.
The man who took the job was Peyton Reed of Yes Man, Bring It On and Down With Love vintage. Looking at the early reviews, it seems fair to say that he knocked it out of the park, presenting a fun film that blends original action, lots of laughs, and links to the wider Marvel cinematic universe.
We sat down with Mr Reed in a posh hotel room to talk about Ant-Man, »
Great Scott, there's life in the old DeLorean yet!
Back to the Future is making a comeback thanks to a new comic book series from Idw Publishing.
The books will be headed up by Bob Gale, co-writer and producer of the original trilogy with Robert Zemeckis, with help from writers John Barber and Erik Burnham, and artists Brent Schoonover and Dan Schoening.
Subtitled Untold Tales and Alternate Timelines, the comics will be split into two stories and explore events before and during the event of the trilogy, and seek to answer fans' burning questions about their favourite characters.
Back to the Future #1 will reveal how Marty McFly first met Doc Brown, while the issue's second story takes place in 1943 with Doc involved in the Manhattan project.
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As part of their San Diego Comic-Con exhibit, Hot Toys and Sideshow Collectibles are showcasing a highly-detailed 1/6th scale replica of the Millennium Falcon cockpit, complete with Han Solo and Chewbacca…
If you’re at Comic-Con, here’s the full press release detailing what you can find at Sideshow Collectibles booth #1929…
The new installment of the Star Wars series will arrive in cinemas in December, and to anticipate the continuation of the Star Wars legacy, Hot Toys has created an extremely detailed 1/6th scale Millennium Falcon Cockpit along with an imperial Tie Fighter! Also to celebrate 2015 is the year Marty McFly has travel to in Back To the Future Part II, the new prototypes of the 1/6th scale Marty McFly and DeLorean Time Machine are also shown for the first time worldwide!
The ground-breaking 1/6th scale Hulkbuster Vs Hulk diorama, the newly revealed Maria Hill, and the team of Avengers: Age of Ultron »
- Gary Collinson
The beloved classic Back to The Future celebrated its 30th Anniversary last week, and most fans couldn't have asked for a better present than director Robert Zemeckis revealing that a Back to the Future remake will never happen, as long as both he and screenwriter Bob Gale are alive. The director and writer's contracts with Universal gave them all of the rights to the franchise, which Bob Gale is using to create a new comic book series through Idw, which will debut in October. During an interview with Comic Book Resources, Bob Gale revealed that Universal came to him with the idea of putting a comic book together set in the Back to The Future, although this story doesn't revolve around time travel, while answering questions fans have had for the past 30 years.
"They came back to me with some story pitches, but they were overly focused on time travel »
Set your clocks back to 1982 — that’s where the upcoming “Back to the Future” comic series is taking us. The series, subtitled “Untold Tales and Alternate Timelines” will fill in the blanks of the “Back to the Future” trilogy with stories of characters that fans already know and love. This isn't “Back to the Future Part IV.” The comic's stories will take place before and between the events of the trilogy and in alternate realities. In the first issue, readers will witness the very first meeting of Marty McFly and Doc Brown in 1982. (“Back to the Future” writer-producer Bob Gale has told at least part of this story once before.) The second chapter of that issue jumps back to 1943 and tells the story of how Doc got himself mixed up in the Manhattan Project. That first issue will arrive in comic book shops on October 21, 2015 (the real date Doc and »
- Emily Rome
Wow. I have to admit, I kinda love this poster. But maybe that's because I have a deep appreciation and love for the Telluride Film Festival, occurring every Labor Day weekend in the remarkably beautiful town of Telluride, Colorado. This year the festival chose Belgian artist Laurent Durieux as the official poster artist of the 2015 festival, and his design is now out. Durieux is one of my favorite artists already - we've featured his work plenty before on the site (The Godfather: Part I & II, It's a Wonderful Life, or Back to the Future Part II). He really captures the vibe of the charming town, which actually looks like it does on this poster, sans bear (see photo here). If this doesn't make you want to attend this festival, I don't know what else will? Here is Laurent Durieux's art for the 42nd Telluride Film Festival (2015) - direct from »
- Alex Billington
The Back to the Future franchise celebrates a milestone birthday today with the 30th anniversary of the first film.s release. Appropriately enough, some interesting food for thought has surfaced about its sequel, revealing a possible alteration in the timeline of movie history. It seems that the already-packed Back to the Future Part II was supposed to have taken the time-bending action to the old west. Back to the Future franchise co-writer/producer Bob Gale provided HitFix some intriguing historical artifacts previously unseen by the public in the form of his early handwritten notes for the then-upcoming sequel. According to the notes, dated April 1, 1986, besides a visit to the future and a revisit to 1955, Marty McFly.s eventual dilemma in 1990.s Back to the Future Part III of being stuck in the old west without gasoline for the DeLorean was actually planned to occur in the second film. While a »
In the run-up to Back to the Future's 30th anniversary on July 3, Digital Spy presents a week of special features celebrating the time-travel classic.
If Back to the Future, with its 30th anniversary this week and much Secret Cinema loving of late, has become one of the most celebrated '80s movies, it's fair to say, ahem, time hasn't been as kind to its second sequel, released at the turn of the '90s.
Back to the Future Part III, wisdom suggests, is where Marty and Doc limped out of their time travels. Filmed at the same time as Back to the Future Part II, and released the following year after a big cinema teaser trailer at the end of the sequel, it's often seen as a cash-in - the original "let's make every franchise a trilogy" misstep.
Just look at those collective review scores: a shabby 55 compared to the first's 86 on Metacritic. »
Six years on from the mess that was Terminator Salvation comes the fifth movie in the franchise, Terminator Genisys, the film that sees Arnold Schwarzenegger returning to one of his most iconic roles. ‘Genisys’ kicks off with a voice over from the future, and Jai Courtney’s Kyle Reese. It’s post Judgement Day and Jason Clarke‘s John Connor, now in his mid-thirties, is celebrating another victory against the machines and the infamous Skynet. When the human resistance come upon a time machine, they must send Reese back to 1984 to protect Connor’s mother Sarah (Emilia Clarke) from a vicious Terminator, the classic T-800 from the original movie, which of course is played by Arnold. However, Sarah »
- Paul Heath
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