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Crispin’s Night Speech

Beth, Stephanie and I saw Crispin Glover at the Alamo Drafthouse last night. If you don’t know who he is, he played George McFly in Back to the Future and came close to kicking David Letterman in the head. He’s … Continue reading

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The Spaceman from Pluto

It’s time to once again go back to the future for a look at some media related to the film series. Back to the Future: The Ultimate Visual History, by Michael Klastorin – I actually first became aware of this … Continue reading

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What Will Haven Be

One thing I’ve seen noted about the future in Back to the Future Part II is that it more or less assumed certain trends would continue in the same way. Inflation was particularly bad in the 1980s, so there were … Continue reading

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Is This Truly the Future?

Yesterday was the day in which Marty McFly arrived in the future in Back to the Future Part II, despite altered graphics saying otherwise. I never really understood what the point of the Photoshop jobs was when the actual date … Continue reading

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It’s a Little Secret, Just the Robinsons’ Affair

Meet the Robinsons – Disney’s forty-seventh animated feature focuses largely on time travel and the future, something I’m kind of surprised they hadn’t covered previously. After all, between Tomorrowland and Epcot, it was obviously one of Walt Disney’s primary interests. … Continue reading

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Time, Time, Time, See What’s Become of Me

The theme of time travel is so prevalent in fiction and general speculation these days that it surprises me a little how recent it really is. I guess part of it is because the idea of time as something through … Continue reading

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Think, McFly, Think!

I recently read the first drafts of the scripts for Back to the Future and Back to the Future Part II, an interesting exercise. The draft for the first film contains the basic skeleton of the plot, but lacks most … Continue reading

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