From Vox.com: “Back to the Future is the most perfect blockbuster ever made. I will not hear otherwise.”
We all have a favorite big, dumb, fun movie that’s loud and raucous and less interested in any thematic depth than in giving us a great time. Such movies exhaust any critical objections and simply leave you spinning around, with a giddy smile on your face.
For me, that movie is and always shall be Back to the Future, a movie I consider literally perfect. Tell me about its imperfections. Point out to me its plot holes. Lecture me on how time travel doesn’t work like that. I don’t care. It’s a weird little science-fiction incest comedy that, to me, sets the standard all other popcorn movies must match, the one that leaves them all feeling a little bit lacking.
Thus, on the 30th anniversary of its release — the movie debuted on July 3, 1985 — I give you five reasons why Back to the Future is perfect.
Read the rest of the article at http://www.vox.com/2015/7/1/8876073/back-to-the-future-anniversary-30.