'Back In Time' Examines The Impact Of The 'Back To The Future' Films

We've gotta go back. God bless Kickstarter. In addition to giving us yet another reason to make fun of Zach Braff, it's enables these odd little labors of love that we don't even know we wanted. Here, we've got Jason Aron's examination of Back to the Future and its improbable staying power in the popular consciousness. I'm not sure if he gets to the answer, but if he does, I hope it's more complex than "because it's awesome."

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Don't Back Zach!

We're fighting fire with fire. Fire being Zach Braff in the first instance, and your money in the second. Zach Braff spends his time sleeping with models and eating great food. If he has money for that, he shouldn't need the public's help with funding his vanity project.  Our "Don't Back Zach" campaign was launched in response to the new wave of celebrity Kickstarted vanity projects.  Whether it's Melissa Joan Hart raising money for a film where she doesn't play Clarissa, or Zach Braff raising money for a movie he wants you to think is the sequel to Garden State, it seems like there's no celebrity too small or idea too dumb to not get its own crowdfunding campaign.  So, us too! Enough is enough. Famous people have two things we normals don't: money and access.  By turning to crowdfunding, they've gamed the system, cashing in on their fame to make any project they want with no risk to their own bankroll, and owing no profits to their "investors" if its a success. We need to send them a message that this is NOT OK, and with your help we can do just that… We've put together a full-page advertisement telling everyone we "Don't back Zach." We'll need $10,000 to run it in the local film & TV industry magazine, the Hollywood Reporter, and if we hit $200,00 we'll go national in a magazine like Entertainment Weekly.  And if we get $5,000,000 we'll carve it into the moon! All funds will be returned if we don't hit our 10k goal!


Here's The Teaser For That Movie You Bought For Zach Braff

"This is it." When Hollywood insisted that Zach Braff cast Denzel Washington instead of Donald Faison, he knew he'd have to work outside the system to satisfy his creative vision. So, he went to Kickstarter and asked Garden State fans to chip to finance his vision instead. We were skeptical and fearful that he'd just use the money to buy albums from The Shins and use the film as an excuse to make out with girls. This made a lot of you mad and we agreed to disagree. Today, we're happy to present the teaser for Zach Braff's Kickstarter film, Wish I Was Here. Featuring The Shins! And making out with Kate Hudson!!


'X-Men: Days Of Future Past' Teaser: We've Missed You, Bryan Singer

Nails it. What a difference a director who knows what the f*ck he's doing makes. In just two minutes and eighteen seconds, Bryan Singer has managed to wash the bad taste of X-Men 3, Wolverine: Origins, and 65% of X-Men: First Class out of our mouths. Though I'm sure the final film will barely match the somber tone of this trailer, it plays exactly the right notes. In a bit of a switch-up from the comics storyline, a future version of Wolverine has his consciousness warped back to his 1970's body in order to warn young Professor X and young Magneto about the danger that awaits them and all of mutantkind in the form of Peter Dinklage's sentinels. It's a really interesting direction to take after the light and fun First Class. I'm really digging young Xavier's struggle now that he's confined to a wheelchair and not able to use telekinesis to nail young, hot ass. Just imagine how dude's going to take it when he finds out he goes bald.


'X-Men: Days Of Future Past' Trailer Reveals An Overcomplicated Plan

Seriously. You guys are really mucking this saving the future thing up. When Peter Dinklage builds giant robots that make the future suck ass for the X-Men, there's only one thing they can do -- time-travel Wolverine's brain back to his 1970's body to get the band back together. Honestly, he'd probably be better off just claw-punching Peter Dinklage in the head, but I guess this complicated plan involving jets and explosions and glass shattering and blowing up the White House and destroying a football stadium and Jennifer Lawrence going to Vietnam works too. Look, you're much better at being The Wolverine than I am. Far be it from me to tell you how to save the future. Although if either of these plans fail, you could always just steal Biff's Sports Almanac and become a millionaire. Just saying that's an option.


The Future Is Model Hot In New 'In Time' Trailer

On the one hand, it's a dystopia. On the other, meeee-ooowwwww. [post-album postid="217664" item="6"]Everyone seems to be looking forward to In Time and here's another trailer to whet your appetite. In the future, science has stopped the gene for aging. However, you don't live past twenty-five years old unless you're able to earn more time as it has become the chief currency. Which means that the wealthy can live forever and the poor work until they die. Fuck that shit. I'm moving to Future Canada. In Time stars Justin Timberlake as a man on the run after he inherits a century. Amanda Seyfried, Olivia Wilde, Cillian Murphy, Vincent Kartheiser, and Alex Pettyfer are also on hand to eternally attractive.


Tom Cruise Is The Future's Best Janitor In 'Oblivion' Trailer

Mop, mop, mop. Make it shine. Sixty years ago, planet Earth got all jacked up and now Tom Cruise has to clean it up. With just two weeks until off-planet retirement with the rest of mankind, Cruise gets pulled into a greater conspiracy involving alien creatures, Morlock Freeman, and what look to be clones. That said, it's all looks a bit mysterious so it's hard to latch onto what this movie's really about but at a glance I'd call it a blend of Tron: Legacy and I Am Legend. But in a good way.


Final 'X-Men: Days Of Future Past' Trailer: There's A Ton Of Footage In This Movie

So many things!! With X-Men: Days of Future Past's May 23rd release date almost no longer in the future, we have this third and final trailer. We already know that Hugh Jackman's Wolverine brain-travels to the past to warn the X-Men about the danger of giant, weaponized robots so this trailer takes the opportunity to show both timelines and display and the property damage that both incur. It also takes a brief moment to re-introduce us to Quicksilver outside of the context of selling microwaved bacon.