This week Brian Cronin travels back in time to discover whether the original plan was for Marty McFly to use a common home appliance, rather than a DeLorean, to travel Back to the Future.
Legendary actor Christopher Lloyd entertained a packed room at New York Comic Con, discussing his roles in Back to the Future, Taxi, Clue, Addams Family and Star Trek roles.
If the inevitable success of Prometheus is going to do anything within the industry, it’s convince Hollywood that prequels are the way to put some new life into old franchises. We could argue that, no, the lesson should be getting talented filmmakers to think big and be ambitious, but why fight it? Here are five ideas for prequels to resurrect those other 1980s movie series that you loved.
The Lion King? Star Wars? Titanic? Top Gun? It seems as if the new thing for Hollywood is to take an old movie, turn it into 3D and re-release it in theaters for a whole new audience to… I don’t know, pay for. But why stop with those movies? Here are ten more movies that demand a 3D revival.
Nike has debuted a trailer featuring Christopher Lloyd, Bill Hader and Kevin Durant to promote the limited-edition release of the Back to the Future-inspired Air Mags.
Nike will soon confirm the planned release of Air Mags, featuring the same sort of self-lacing shoe technology last seen in 1989′s Back to the Future: Part II.
So, it appears that Hollywood has finally realized that there’s only so many old toys, cartoon shows and comic books worth making into movies (And somewhere, Marvel and DC are aggressively disagreeing with that last one, I’m sure), and is looking for the movie machine to start churning out original material. Which raises the question: Is anyone really ready for that?