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  • Speech On Self-Driving

    I was reminded of the nostalgia film series, Back to the Future, when Nike recently unveiled their self-lacing shoe as a community tribute to the actor, Michael J. Fox, who played the infamous time traveler character in the movies known as Marty McFly. Having watched the movies as a child with my father a handful of times and hearing about the new shoes, I realized how our technology is vastly advancing to meet the movie’s reality with our growing technology. Think about it, we have Elon Musk to bow down to for his creation of self-driving cars that are intelligent enough to drive a person to a hospital when in crisis (The Huffington Post). Lexus, a car company, has invented a functional hoverboard that actually hovers above the ground (Lexus).…

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  • Character Analysis Of Robert Zemeckis's Back To The Future

    Though Robert Zemeckis’ Back to the Future is extremely successful in being a fun, blockbuster film, it does a very job in how it crafts the relationships between specific characters. Though Marty McFly (Michael J. Fox) is facing a struggle to get back home, there’s another struggle occurring in the movie between his father, George (Crispin Glover), and town bully, Biff Tannen (Thomas F. Wilson). By tracing their acting and relative staging of these two in certain shots, a narrative between them…

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  • Back To The Future Movie Citation

    Back to the Future was released on July 3, 1985 starting Michael J. Fox as Marty McFly and Christopher Lloyd as Doc Brown. In this movie Doc Brown invents a time machine out of a car. While visiting Doc in a mall parking lot so Doc can show off his latest invention Marty accidently time travels back to 1955. Here he meets his young parents Lorraine McFly (Lea Thompson) and George McFly (Crispin Glover). While is 1955 things begin to change when his mother starts to fall in love with him and not…

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  • Kindred Gender Roles

    Lack of Female Agency in Time Travel Texts In many seminal time travel texts, genders fulfill certain archetypes that arise from societal gender roles. In the movies Back to the Future and The Time Traveler’s Wife and the novel Kindred, females have less agency, power, and independence than male characters, showing how time travel texts are inherently sexist. In the movie Back to the Future, Marty McFly accidentally travels to the past, only to have his teenaged mom romantically pursue him,…

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  • Back To The Future Analysis

    Have you ever heard about grandfather paradox? If you go back to many years ago and kill your grandfather, then will you still exist? This is an interesting scientific assumption which is the plot conflict of Back to the Future 1985. Back to the Future is a comic science fiction film, and telling a story about a high school student Marty Mcely and Dr. Brown who invited time machine, then they started their time trip. First is about turning the destiny. In the movie, if Marty and the Doc go…

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  • Marty Mcfly's Relationship With His Family

    After analyzing the different sequences has resulted that the character of Marty McFly has a bad relationship with his family and in turn a very good relationship with his girlfriend and Dr. Brown. Throughout the film, Marty has conflicts with himself because he does not have confidence in his talent for music; At the same time that he has problems against another (Biff) that humiliates to his family and makes the impossible life to him when it travels to the past. Also, he has the conflict…

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  • What Is Mise-En-Scene In Back To The Future

    Based on the outfits the actors were wearing, it was easy to tell if they were in 1955 or 1985. For example, in the present time of the movie they wore 80’s vests, but in the 50’s they only knew vests as “life preservers.” Mise-en-scene role in Back to the Future, aspired the quality of the movie. The narrative is another big part in the movie Back to the Future. The narrative is what creates a movie. The 1985 movie is a good quality movie because it has the major ingredients needed in a movie…

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  • Michael Fox Struggle With Parkinson's Disease

    Did you know Michael Fox had Parkinson’s Disease? Michael Fox is a married man with one child. Who has been acting since high school. Michael J. Fox was not only a hit movie star, but he was struggling with Parkinson’s disease throughout his career. Michael J. Fox was born June 9, 1961 in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada. Michael’s parents were Bill and Phyllis Fox. Michael J Fox starting acting in high school. Michael grew up with four siblings. He had an older brother and three younger sisters. As a…

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  • Pepsi In The Movie Home Alone

    In this scene, it is shown that Marty Mcfly refuses his father’s offer to eating peanut brittle. Instead, he drank his diet Pepsi. He prefers the Pepsi over the brittle. This shows how the character likes the drink, and the viewer who is watching might also want to drink Pepsi. The company in this case is trying to advertise their various types of soda. Pepsi is mentioned as “Pepsi Free” in another scene but it is not physically shown as a product. This shows how the Pepsi product placement…

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  • Time Travel In The Future

    lives coming to be, affect the future, and make us think of our personal mistakes. Andrews 2 With advance media, we have today time travel is show billions of people through books,movies, and tv shows. The biggest outlet with time travel are our major motion pictures. Movies take the Sci fi aspect of time travel such as, Men In Black Series, Hot tub Time Machine, Back to The Future Series, About Time, Terminator Series, The Time Traveler’s Wife, Austin Powers In Goldmember,Austin Powers:…

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