After a whirlwind day yesterday – October 21, 2015, the infamous date that Doc Brown and Marty McFly travel to the “future” in Back to the Future II – full of glorious references to the film, new movie-centric products being released, and a slew of interviews, memes, and cosplay, the best was unequivocally saved for last. As the clocks began to turn to October 22nd, 2015 (the first day ever that the events depicted in the Back to the Future film series took place entirely in the relative past), Jimmy Kimmel pulled the biggest coup in BTTF fandom on his late-night talk show: Christopher Lloyd and Michael J. Fox reunited in character for an amazing trip down future-memory lane.
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This one feels like it’s been a long time coming, but it’s nice to have official word: Nike has created working Air Mags, the fictional brand of shoes that Michael J. Fox wore in the “future 2015” during Back to the Future II, and they will be going on sale in Spring 2016!
We’ve officially celebrated the passing of October 21, 2015, otherwise nerdily known as the date to which Doc Brown and Marty McFly traveled into the future, as seen in Back to the Future II. With the 30th anniversary of the franchise in full swing, it’s time to look at a few of the super cool things that have happened in honor of of one of the most heavy film series ever to exist.
Toyota is marking the October 21st 2015 Back to the Future date to introduce their new Toyota Mirai Hydrogen powered car. Michael J. Fox and Christopher Lloyd are back together to check out this new ride that basically runs on trash, much like the Mr. Fusion from Back to the Future. Check out the video below. (more…)
Back to The Future II is a film beloved by all and on the eve of its celebratory BacktoTheFutureDay 10/21/2015 (the day Marty and Doc traveled to the future) lovers of the film all over the world have waited with bated breathe for the launch of amazing and fantastical products straight out of the fictional world. Cities are changing their names, hoverboards are being developed for release, and the biggest excitement of them all comes in a particular bottled soft-drink. Not just any soft-drink of course, but none other than Pepsi Perfect, the fictional beverage served to Marty in a futuristic diner. The bottles, which contains Pepsi Made with Real Sugar were set to release today with a limited run of 6,500 units.
Of course all good things never end well. Do they?
There are many things to love in the movie trilogy Back to the Future, including everyone’s favorite kooky scientist – Doctor Emmett “Doc” Brown (played by the incredible Christopher Lloyd).
But, an article on Premiere.com written by Gene Newman brings up some interesting points about ol’ Doc, that really make you wonder. Beneath all that hair, was there the mind of an evil genius?
Read the amazing article below the jump and you be the judge!
*EDITORS NOTE: This is a re-post of an article we featured in October 2010. We took it out of the vault in appreciation of Back to the Future Day.
Well… I guess everyone else is celebrating the 30th anniversary of Back to the Future so having the Porn Industry jump on board shouldn’t surprise me. Of course its called Fap to the Future, what else would you title it? Woodrocket won’t make the October 21st date from the movie, but will have everything done by the end of November. (more…)
Puente Hills Mall in Industry, California was the mall parking lot used in the filming of Back to the Future. Director Robert Zemeckis renamed it Twin Pines Mall and the rest is history. Fans still make pilgrimages to the site, and you can still see black tape (scorch) marks in the parking lot that commemorate the firey path Doc Brown’s DeLoeran took into the past. This month the mall, and many BTTF fans are celebrating the 30th anniversary of the film’s release. Including the signage pictured above. (more…)
We’ve all seen the kinda-sorta hoverboard prototype that Lexus created earlier this year – if for some reason you aren’t familiar, click here to get wise – but now, just a few short days in advance of Back to the Future Day (October 21, 2015, the “future” date that Doc Brown and Marty McFly travel to from their home time of 1985, for the record), we’re given a glimpse of an entrepreneuring Canadian who may be able to give us the real deal!