Back to the Future: Still The Greatest Time Travel Story of All Time

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The year was 1985 when Super Mario Bros. took the Nintendo Entertainment System by storm; Bill Watterson's Calvin and Hobbes debuted in newspapers, and two unlikely friends named Marty McFly and Emmett Lathrop Brown piloted cinema's most iconic time machine to a year when Panama hats and kitten heels were all the rage, 1955.

Fiercely protected at a level akin to Ghostbusters and Star Wars by millennials worldwide, Robert Zemeckis's Back to the Future sits enthroned at Nostalgia Mountain's top. The original film has spawned two sequels, a cartoon series, video game adaptations, a Broadway musical, and more. But how does it hold up by today's standards?

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