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Back to the Future Part III
They've saved the best trip for last... But this time they may have gone too far.
The final installment of the Back to the Future trilogy finds Marty digging the trusty DeLorean out of a mineshaft and looking up Doc in the Wild West of 1885. But when their time machine breaks down, the travelers are stranded in a land of spurs. More problems arise when Doc falls for pretty schoolteacher Clara Clayton, and Marty tangles with Buford Tannen.
Finally the end of the great Back to the Future series, and yes, it seems to have come too soon. A series as fun, fresh and perfectly packaged to not tire or bore through a trio this great had to end sometime, and this is as good an ending as anyone could've wished for. Fun, cool, sweet and sentimental, Back to the Future Part III is limited in the daring department, but effective and efficient at charming and closing out in the best of ways.
To make a western out of the finale to such a popular sci-fi/comedy series at first seems as strange, bold and uncanny a choice as it could get, but when watching it it all feels…
Everybody everywhere will say, "Clint Eastwood is the biggest yellow-belly in the west."
It's so odd to me that Back to the Future Part II and Part III were written together and then shot back to back. Part II is pure chaos compared to the first film to the point that the film contradicts it's own "time travel rules". You end up with quite a silly future, an alternate 1985 and going back to 1955 incorporating scenes from the first film. With all that going on it still ends up being quite memorable even though the story is severely flawed.
Then you get to Part III and it ends up basically being a lighthearted western comedy. It's almost…
Not even the magic of the first two films can provide enough fuel to keep the final instalment firing on all cylinders. Instead of the complicated time line run around we got in the second film, Zemeckis returns to basics with a much more straight forward romp in the Old West. Now it is Doc who takes centre stage and his story proves to be the problem.
Christopher Lloyd plays the role with as much manic energy as before, his affection for Clara genuinely quite touching in places because the warmth he gives to the role. That isn't the problem. Clara Clayton is. She is a thinly written feeble character, permanently bewitched by Doc who just slows things down and…
"It means your future hasn't been written yet. No one's has. Your future is whatever you make it. So make it a good one, both of you."
Great end for a fantastic trilogy!
With Back To The Future we had an amazing first film, a sequel could have been a problem. Is very difficult to make a sequel as good as the first film. That didn't happened with Back To The Future Part II, it continued to be amazing. Thinking about another sequel after two successful films is even more difficult and in my opinion Back To The Future Part III is indeed the weakest of all three but that doesn't mean that is bad because it was a very…
One of the earlier examples of a major blockbuster being filmed back to back was Back to the Future Part 2 and Part 3, both really rather different kinds of movies yet connected as part of a visible whole. In concluding the Back to the Future trilogy, Robert Zemeckis and co-writer Bob Gale endeavour to move the story into different territory while honouring everything that came before, and indeed charting a clear through-line connecting the original movie to the end. What becomes clear from the opening scene--a refresh of the climactic moment of Parts 1 and indeed 2--is how impressively constructed Zemeckis' trilogy has been from start to finish, despite juggling a myriad of plot threads and multiple timelines. It's…
The final part of the 'Back to the Future' trilogy sees Marty and Doc visit 1885, and this Western twist vastly improves upon the commercial and humourless future of 'Part II'. By bringing back the romantic subplot of the original film and combining it with both sci-fi and western elements, Zemeckis creates a memorable and thoroughly entertaining finale to his much-loved trilogy.
Mostly importantly, the reliance on the classic moments of the original feature is far less in this film, with any references being more homages than straight copies - rather than having another identical skate/hoverboard scene, we simply see Thomas F. Wilson's character fall into manure in other circumstances. Although this obviously isn't…
Una apropiada forma de cerrar una inmensa trilogía con una película que a pesar de tener el valor de ambientarse en el viejo oeste no pierde oportunidad de referenciar a nuestra querida cultura popular. También hay romance (quizás el aspecto más débil de la historia), emoción, aventura y comedia. Básicamente todo lo que a estas alturas hemos llegado a esperar (y necesitar) de esta serie.
I’m not sure it’s simplicity of story that makes this work better than Part II, but simplicity or clarity of emotions. Part II was a big farcical fooforaw, all about solving a problem: Don’t let 2015 Biff help 1955 Biff turn 1985 into Biffworld. Part III has a problem, too (find a way to power the time machine so we can get Doc the heck outta Dodge before 1885 proto-Biff shoots him (or Marty) in the back), but the real dilemma is emotional: Is Doc going to lose his one chance in history at love? It’s a throwback to what made the original work - as twisty as the plot gets, you’re anchored in knowing that you want The Boy…
The most predictable of the series, but the funnier of the sequels. I liked it about as well as the second in a theater, but I reserve the right to change my assessment in the harsher light of analysis at home. This was a good day.
"Marty, I gave you explicit instructions not to come here but to go directly back to 1985."
Back to the Future Part III is the perfect capper to this time travel series, and I've always preferred it of the two sequels in the series. The third film in the series is a fun western romp, with clever role reversals, a fantastic train sequence, and a more than fitting conclusion to the series. I couldn't think of a better way to end the series.
Yeah...it's not bad, but the ending...
I've always felt that Back to the Future, Part III was the weakest of the trilogy. I found that to still be the case tonight, though I also found it more entertaining than I remembered feeling about it. I got a few laughs (or, at least, chuckles) out of it this go-round, whereas I didn't laugh at all while watching Part II just before.
I used to find the Doc/Clara romance something of a nonstarter subplot, but tonight I bought into it. Maybe I'm just in a mood. I dunno. It just engaged me more this time than in previous viewings. Part III plays better on its own than does Part II, but it's not as clever or as interesting.…
capítulo final dessa trilogia maravilhosa e que faz parte da vida de muitas pessoas e que curtiram muito a sessão a tarde. ótimo filme com ótimas atuações.
Weak finale to an otherwise great trilogy.
Old fashioned fun, as the BTTF wraps up neatly in a more leisurely paced Wild West story which takes some time out for romance. So a more rounded story, but lacking the fresh excitement of the first installment.
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