Back To The Future

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‘I hate it. It sucks. But it didn’t defeat me’: Michael J Fox on pity, Parkinson’s – and a potential cure
The actor was diagnosed with the disease when he was just 29 and one of Hollywood’s hottest stars. He talks about how he’s coped, what frightens him – and why being a saint is so boring

Catherine Shoard

02, Feb, 2024 @5:00 AM

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‘That’s just a blue Elon Musk!’ – the real-life people behind TV and film’s biggest baddies
Thrawn is supposed to be the most wicked character in Star Wars – so why does he look like a tech billionaire? But he’s not the first fictional bad guy inspired by reality

Stuart Heritage

25, Sep, 2023 @11:43 AM

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The 20 best time-travel movies – ranked!
As Adam Driver accidentally winds up 65m years ago, facing not just dinosaurs but an asteroid, we count down the best films about going backwards, or forwards, through the ages

Stuart Heritage

23, Feb, 2023 @12:00 PM

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‘The films have soul’: the Back to the Future fan with his own exhibition
Visitors can see the largest private collection of memorabilia from the sci-fi trilogy in Europe at London show

Catherine Shoard Film editor

28, Nov, 2022 @6:00 AM

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Twenty-six seconds of fame: how Doctor Strange got upstaged by an overacting extra
The wedding scene guest, whose performance of a lifetime stole the show from Benedict Cumberbatch, enters that bizarre pantheon of extras who gave it some extra

Stuart Heritage

30, Jun, 2022 @12:24 PM

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Sealed Back to the Future VHS tape sells for $75,000 at US auction
Copy of film on now antiquated format was previously owned by actor Tom Wilson, who played Biff Tannen in movie series

Guardian staff

15, Jun, 2022 @11:40 AM

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Future Shock review – like a pretentious nightclub where no one is dancing
It claims to showcase the art of the future, but surely we have more to look forward to than dry ice, lights and music that sounds like the contents of Brian Eno’s dustbin

Jonathan Jones

29, Apr, 2022 @12:21 PM

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The Guide #25: From Gotham to Zion – which is the best fictional city?
In this week’s newsletter: Batman’s home has taken many shapes over the decades – but it’s never felt like somewhere you’d want to settle down

Sasha Mistlin

11, Mar, 2022 @11:43 AM

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Back for another bite: why classic 70s and 80s screen classics are new stars of the stage
The boat in Jaws, the flashy car in Back to the Future, and the kitchen in The Good Life: it seems we all want to recapture those moments – but in the theatre

Vanessa Thorpe Arts and media correspondent

25, Sep, 2021 @4:58 PM

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Back to the Future: The Musical review – the car’s the star
This is a splashy theatre-film mashup, with gravity-defying effects, cute quirks and offbeat gags

Arifa Akbar

13, Sep, 2021 @10:59 PM

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‘Up yours, Covid!’ Roger Bart on playing ‘Doc’ Emmett Brown
Fire up the DeLorean! The Desperate Housewives actor is playing the time-travelling scientist in the Back to the Future musical – now he can finally sing in Christopher Lloyd’s accent

Ryan Gilbey

13, Sep, 2021 @7:00 AM

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Myth & Mogul: John DeLorean review – how years of lies felled an automotive giant
Netflix’s docuseries delves into how the king of the gull-winged car deceived his way to the top – then got arrested for a multimillion-dollar cocaine trafficking plot

Lucy Mangan

30, Jul, 2021 @8:00 AM

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