Back To The Future 30th Anniversary Trilogy: Blu-ray Review

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The Movies:

Experience the future all over again with the Back to the Future 30th Anniversary Trilogy! Join Marty McFly (Michael J. Fox), Doc Brown (Christopher Lloyd) and a time traveling DeLorean for the adventure of a lifetime as they travel to the past, present and future, setting off a time-shattering chain reaction that disrupts the space time continuum! From filmmakers Steven Spielberg, Robert Zemeckis and Bob Gale, this unforgettable collection features hours of bonus features and is an unrivaled trilogy that stands the test of time.

We’ve all experienced the Back to the Future films (if you haven’t then shame on you. Go watch them now!) and I could legitimately tell you where I was when I first saw the original film. It’s a film that, for the most part, shaped my childhood. After watching it for the first time my mind was blown at the possibility of time travel and that changing the past or making certain decisions could shape what you future ends up as. Then came the sequels. Part 2 was definitely a favorite of mine simply because of the futuristic premise. What kid wouldn’t completely become enamored with the thought of a future with flying cars, hoverboards, shoes with power laces (I want some of those now that they’re a reality) or Jaws 19. That film was an easy sell for me and always has me conflicted as to which one of the first two films is my favorite. We can’t forget Part 3 though. Sure it may not be the best out of the three films but it’s still pretty great in its own right. It’s basically a funny and witty western with some time travel thrown in. I love it when time travel films are done right and Back to the Future has it down pretty damn good. The main thing that I liked the most about all the films was the running gags that appeared through the trilogy like the manure, walking across Hill Valley’s square, the initial confrontations with the Tannen family and so many others. I’ve watched these films over and over and will continue to do so because now I have a 2 kids that just started to watch them as well. If you haven’t picked up this set or even if you have then I suggest picking up this definitive version (so far) for sure. 10/10

Special Features:

There are the usual features from the previous release on each of the discs but there is also a fourth disc that has new content.

2015 Message from Doc Brown – A brief but inspiring message from Doc Brown about making our future bright.

Doc Brown Saves the World! – A really clever short film that has Doc Brown on a mission to fix an anomaly that will eventually destroy the world.

Outatime: Restoring the DeLorean – A really cool feature that shows the restoration of the key piece to Back to the Future.

Looking Back to the Future – An awesome 9 part documentary that gives us history on the creation of the original film and what it was like to have a film become bigger than what anyone expected.

Back to the Future The Animated Series – Two episodes from the Animated Series (Season 1, Episode 1 and Season 2, Episode 2)

2015 Commercial РTwo very funny commercials for two things that we saw in Back to the Future 2: Jaw 19 and the Hoverboard.

Back To The Future 30th Anniversary Trilogy is available NOW on Blu-ray and DVD from Universal Studios Home Entertainment

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