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      It may be a time-travel story, but it is also a coming-of-age tale that highlights the importance of family and yet done in a light-hearted manner despite the dark subject matter of potentially being erased from existence.

      Full Review | May 1, 2023

      “Back to the Future” is a film you need to see. Whether you’re 9 or 90, you will enjoy this movie. It’s old-fashioned entertainment.

      Full Review | Original Score: 3.5/4 | Dec 20, 2022

      Superbly put together, an absolute classic.... an imaginative story filled with heart and humour.

      Full Review | Original Score: 5/5 | Dec 15, 2022

      The weightlessness of Back to the Future is part of its singular charm. Marty McFly and Doc Brown's time-traveling adventure is one of our great movies because of the way it loves its characters, its story and the infinite possibilities of its universe.

      Full Review | Jun 28, 2022

      Back to the Future is the very definition of a summer blockbuster and the adventure-comedy is one of the best films ever made.

      Full Review | Original Score: 5/5 | Jun 3, 2022

      It is perfectly 80s with its soundtrack, its fashion, and its gratuitous use of s-bombs in a PG-rated film. I imagine itll be hard for anyone who enjoys fun and mirth not to have a good time watching this movie.

      Full Review | Original Score: 5/5 | Mar 1, 2022

      Fox, who was doing double duty while making the first film (he was still working on his sitcom, Family Ties at the same time) was the perfect Marty.

      Full Review | Original Score: 5/5 | Oct 19, 2020

      By far one of the most competent time travel movies ever made, addressing even the most common loopholes and pitfalls.

      Full Review | Original Score: 10/10 | Aug 31, 2020

      It is the perfect package of entertainment, drama, comedy, excitement, and heart, wrapped up in special effects that still look convincing.

      Full Review | Aug 4, 2020

      "Back to the Future" is the best comic-strip movie I've seen this year. It's well-made, lighthearted and is exactly the right length to give you excitement and laughs and a few surprises, and then it's over, leaving you feeling good.

      Full Review | Original Score: 4/4 | Jun 26, 2020

      The play on culture swaps is neatly done, and director Robert Zemeckis keeps it all fairytale-like and family friendly.

      Full Review | Original Score: 3/4 | May 4, 2020

      One of the few perfect films that truly deserves to sit on the pedestal it rests on. [Full review in Spanish]

      Full Review | Original Score: 5/5 | Apr 13, 2020

      There isn't a wasted scene.

      Full Review | Original Score: A+ | Apr 18, 2019

      The 1985 original, in which Marty and Doc zoom 30 years back to 1955, remains the best.

      Full Review | Original Score: 3.5/4 | Oct 24, 2015

      A great mix of fantasy, humor and drama, with a light tone but not in a ridiculous way and with well built characters you can identify with. [Full review in Spanish]

      Full Review | Original Score: 3.5/4 | Oct 21, 2015

      Zemeckis and Gale have cannily chosen the time periods, which are funny as much for their similarities (political and materalistic) as their contrasts (music, fashions, language).

      Full Review | Original Score: 4/4 | Oct 21, 2015

      Though it is hardly one of the greater flights of cinematic imagination to be seen since science fantasy reared its head as mass appeal material again, it would be virtually impossible not to enjoy it in some way or another.

      Full Review | Oct 21, 2015

      Every bit as classy, clever and cockle-warming as it was 30 years ago.

      Full Review | Original Score: 5/5 | Oct 20, 2015

      Kids and parents alike are gonna dig this wonderful fantasy.

      Full Review | Original Score: 3.5/4 | Jul 7, 2015

      Zemeckis and Gale have given the movie a core of feeling that makes real claims on us. For all its comedy, Back to the Future is about a kid coming to terms with his parents' inadequacies, a moment familiar to everyone, and the fulcrum in growing up.

      Full Review | Jun 23, 2015

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