If it was Lea Thompson riding it, you’d have a deal.
4 Ways We’re Failing to Live Up to Back to the Future 2
Hoverboards are the best part of the Back to the Future films, for the sole reason that they’re so much fun, they’ll erase the trauma of being sexually propositioned by one’s own mother days earlier. … [We’ve got] the Onewheel, a Kickstarter-funded conveyance that resembles the end result of a Goldschlager-fueled evening between a skateboard and an electric unicycle. The Onewheel cites the hoverboard as an inspiration, but it doesn’t levitate, which really is our yardstick to gauge all incipient technology.
So bending space-time ruins film like that airport X-ray?
The 5 Most Ridiculous Repercussions of Time Travel in Movies
#5. Back to the Future
If you go back in time and kill your own grandfather, effectively stopping yourself from being born, how can you go back in time and kill your own grandfather? This is Back to the Future's way of handling that paradox — translucent photography. No asking why it would happen, or the simple spontaneous destruction of a no-longer-logical timeline.
If only Doc and Marty had known the Clock Tower was also the To Kill A Mockingbird courthouse, they could have traveled to 1935 and demanded justice.
5 Places You’ll Recognize from the Background of Every Movie
Courthouse Square is located at Universal Studios in California and, as you can see, it hasn’t changed a whole lot over the last 60 or so years — in fact, during the opening credits of Back to the Future, you can see Marty skateboard past the same steps where villagers rushed to see a black man be wrongfully sentenced to death in To Kill a Mockingbird.
The courthouse has also been used in shows like the original Twilight Zone, Magnum, P.I., Weird Science, Buffy the Vampire Slayer, Gilmore Girls, Ghost Whisperer, and House M.D. After appearing in a few undesirable movie sequels (Psycho II, Escape from L.A., Batman & Robin), it showed up in several scenes key to the plot of Bruce Almighty.
You would have known exactly what those crafty dinosaurs were up to if you weren’t so busy picking red DOTS out of the box.
WARNING: Spoilers ahoy!
5 Brilliant Clues Hidden in the Background of Movies
#5. Jurassic Park: A Seat Belt Malfunction Reveals That the Dinosaurs Can Reproduce
[P]aleontologist Dr. Sam Neill discovers that the dinosaurs are breeding despite the fact that they were genetically engineered to all be female (specifically to prevent this). It is a development that, indeed, no one saw coming, for how in the name of science could a bunch of prehistoric lizards equipped with nothing but girl parts be expected to make babies?
However, if you were paying close attention, it’s a twist the movie gives away in the first 20 minutes.