Caught up on a couple of movies that I saw in theaters back upon their initial release over the past couple of days. Some of them I’ve revisited since the theatrical screening, others I hadn’t.
Back to the Future, Part III
The fact that the AFI Movie Club list never got around to including Back to the Future still sticks in my craw. Back to the Future is a far more essential film than, let’s say, Dirty Dancing or Parenthood. Nothing against either of those film, but they don’t quite entertain me in the same way that Back to the Future does.
Of course, I said the same thing after rewatching Taxi Driver last summer. (Let’s face it, if you’re picking a movie for a rainy afternoon, it’s rarely going to be Taxi Driver).
All that brings us to Back to the Future, Part III, the final installment in the trilogy. I’ll go ahead and say that I love Back to the Future, Part II. The travels to three different time periods and the consequences of time travel are entertaining as all get out to me. I know that I’m in the minority on this, but I don’t care. I love the heck out of Part II and don’t care who knows. Continue reading