Back to the Future

The 5 Best Movies to Buy or Stream This Week: ‘Z for Zachariah,’ ‘The Wolfpack’

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The highest-grossing movie in many a moon hits DVD and Blu-ray today; too bad it’s not very good. And there’s not much competition for it on the new release shelf, aside from a would-be YA blockbuster that’s also, coincidentally enough, not very good. But two of the summer’s most intriguing indie flicks are now available on disc and demand, Netflix has a couple new streamers well worth your time, and Amazon can help you on with a certain meme-friendly anniversary.
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Those Bastards Will Remake ‘Back to the Future’ Over Robert Zemeckis’s Dead Body

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A few days ago, Vox’s Todd VanDerWerff tweeted, “We should probably thank the gods there’s not a new Back to the Future coming this fall, with Marty’s kid traveling back to 1985.” It’s the kind of a perfect tweet/encapsulation of the industry at this moment, inasmuch as it’s a terrible idea that any studio executive would greenlight in a New York minute.
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Streaming Cinema Playlist: The Inspirations of Michel Gondry

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Welcome to Flavorwire’s “Streaming Cinema Playlist,” an occasional feature where we offer suggestions for supplementary online viewing to a new film, sometimes with the assistance of the filmmakers themselves. This month, we take a look at several films that inspired the great Michel Gondry — both throughout his career and in the making of his new picture Mood Indigo — and we’ll direct you to where you can watch them right now.
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Illustrations of Pop Culture’s Best Buds, From Doc and Marty to Walt and Jesse

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The concept of the bromance is a long-standing trend in popular media, even if the term wasn’t really tossed around until the mid-aughts, thanks to Judd Apatow’s sensitive, aged frat-boy oeuvre. Now, illustrator Dave Collinson is celebrating the trend by paying tribute to pop culture’s best buds, from the Blues Brothers to Walt and Jesse. His collection, spotted via Digital Spy, is conspicuously lacking in any female friendships (what, no Thelma and Louise?), which makes it a bit bro-ish, but Collinson is continuously adding to it on his Tumblr, so maybe we’ll see some ladies represented eventually. In the meantime, check out his illustrations after the jump. 
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The Best Life Advice From Movie Moms

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Mother’s Day is Sunday, and don’t panic, there’s still time to order those flowers you’ve been putting off all week. After all, good ol’ mom gave you life, kissed your boo-boos, listened to your problems, and (if you’re lucky) gave the kind of advice that sticks with you forever. And if she didn’t, well, that’s what movie moms are for, so here are a few of our favorite bits of guidance from the mothers of the silver screen:
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