On the way to the theatre I was on the phone going through the emotional turmoil that is my life and explaining the film. My mother isn’t the most eloquent or quaint women but she is cultured and wise so you can only imagine how she reacted when I told that I had no idea what this film would entail other than what I saw from the previews. It went a little something like this:
“WHAT THE HELL DO YOU MEAN YOU’VE NEVER HEARD OF PHILIPPE PETIT? HOW COULD YOU NOT? HONESTLY, WHAT KIND OF CRAPTASTIC EDUCATION AM I FUNDING?!”
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1985 was an amazing year for cinema. So many fantastic movies, both cult and mainstream came out. Rocky IV, Pee-Wee’s Big Adventure, The Goonies, The Breakfast Club, and The Color Purple were all among the top 20 grossing films of the year. However, there was a juggernaut that beat all other movies at the box office that year. The movie was nonsensical, racist, and just not great. But, audiences LOVED it. This movie was Back to the Future.
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