from my 100 Popular Movies Marathon, part 17 of 100
Back to the Future Part II, 1989. A teenager travels into the future to when his kids are his age.
Directed by Robert Zemeckis. Written by Bob Gale; story by Zemeckis & Gale. Starring Michael J. Fox, with Christopher Lloyd, Lea Thompson, Thomas F. Wilson & Elisabeth Shue.
Story: It's the Return of the Jedi of the Back to the Future trilogy - half a movie spent cleaning up the last movie's cliffhanger, and half a movie trying to be a movie (and not being very good at it). D
Special effects/design: The proto-Forest Gump stuff was probably very impressive at the time. Whatever. C
Enjoyment: It's okay, I guess. I think they forgot it was supposed to be a comedy. But it has a manic energy that keeps it from getting as boring as a movie with this plot should be. C