All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘Back to the Future’

Lea Thompson On Why She’s Lucky “Back To The Future” Made Her Famous

Lea Thompson has a lot of film credits to her name, but the one she always gets asked about is Back To The Future. The trilogy has never lost one iota of charm over the years, and that says a lot, as it’s about to turn 30. Thompson sat down for an interview recently and talked about how lucky she …

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Michael J Fox: Nike Set to Sell Back to the Future Power Shoelaces This Year

Michael J. Fox, we’re counting on you. It’s 2015. This is the year it was all supposed to happen. We were supposed to have hoverboards. Not concept hoverboards; mass-produced, affordable, the real deal. Marty McFly went forward in time to 2015 and there were hoverboards. Maybe the hoverboard thing will happen; maybe it won’t. But Nike is bound and determined …

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Lea Thompson Bids Adieu to ‘Dancing With the Stars’

Lea Thompson bid adieu to Dancing With the Stars on Monday night–just one week shy of the show’s semifinals. The Back to the Future and Switched at Birth actress, along with her dance partner Artem Chigvintsev, spoke to the folks at Good Morning America’s on Tuesday morning. “It was a great night,” Lea Thompson said. “We had really a great …

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‘The Big Bang Theory’ in Lego Form

The Big Bang Theory will soon be produced in a whole new way. Lego announced it’s going to create a set based on the hit CBS show. Following in the very successful footsteps of sets based on Ghostbusters, The Simpsons, and Back to the Future, this latest pop-culture institution will be forever cast in plastic and eventually sold on a …

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‘Dancing With the Stars:’ Who Are These Stars?

Dancing With the Stars hosts Tom Bergeron and Erin Andrews announced the new season’s cast a few days ago, leaving some fans to ask, “Where are the stars?” Of course it was pretty likely from the inception of the show that they would eventually run out of real stars–but Tommy Chong? He and Cheech Marin made up the duo famously …

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Hoverboards Hoax: Funny Or Die Confesses it Was a Lie

Every Back to the Future fan who dreamed of owning a hoverboard came closer to seeing this become a reality yesterday. Tony Hawk, Doc Brown (Christopher Lloyd), and a mysterious company called HUVr released videos claiming that a hoverboard has finally been created. Hoverboards became famous from Back to the Future II. Since the film’s release, people have hoped that …

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Marty McFly’s Power-Lacing Shoes Soon To Be Reality

If you have seen Back To The Future II, I am sure you are aware that by now, flying cars are not standard, hoverboards have not replaced skateboards, and we do not yet have a “Scenery Channel”; however, there is a technology evident in the Back To The Future II that will soon become reality, and that technology is having …

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Michael J Fox Opens Up About His Life

Michael J. Fox of Back to the Future and Family Ties fame spoke with The Guardian about his most recent project, The Michael J. Fox Show among other things. The 52-year-old spoke about his desire to “entertain people” as motivation for his return to mainstream television. “Denis [Leary] told me after I did Curb that I should get back to …

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Doctor Who/Doc Brown Rap Battle Is EPIC

Doctor Who has been around seemingly forever, but the British show has found a recent surge in popularity among a new generation of fans. With fandom running rampant on the web, it was inevitable that the Doctor would be pitted against another famous Doc in a rap battle. Obviously. It’s happened, and it’s viral, and it’s epic. It seems to …

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Norman Alden, Character Actor, Dies at 87

Do you remember “Lou the Mechanic” from the old AL Delco commercials? That was the work of Norman Alden, a great character actor from Fort Worth, Texas, who died this past Friday. Norman Alden was known for various television and movie roles, spanning from Coach Leroy Fedders in Mary Hartman, Mary Hartman (1976-1977) to playing various characters in Murder, She …

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Eddie Van Halen Goes Back to the Future

Apparently, there has been some debate in the past over a scene from the first Back to the Future movie. We all know Marty McFly was a big guitar geek in the flick, or at least we think he was judging from his playing with Marvin Berry and the Starlighters. In that prom scene with the band McFly hits on …

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Back To The Future: A Time Travel Outline [Infographic]

As a fan of many time-travel-based movies, the well-known Back To The Future trilogy would have be my favorite. The movie does a great job at portraying society and technology in all of the times that Marty McFly and Doc Brown travel to, spanning from the “old west” (1985) to life with flying cars and hover boards. With all of …

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