Back to the Future

December 05, 2020


A teenager discovers his goofy friend of a scientist has actually created a time machine. When his friend is killed, young Marty jumps back in time to save him. Somehow, while accomplishing that task, he accidentally erases the event that caused Marty’s parents to fall in love. Now, he’s gradually ceasing to exist… unless he can get his parents together and, get back to the future.

Alan, Craig and guest Zaki Hasan (@ZakisCorner on twitter) discuss time travel, small town porn theaters, life in the 80s and the movie “Back to the Future” on this week’s Matinee Heroes!

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Show Notes

  • 0:52

    Craig, Alan and Zaki discuss becoming a blue check mark on twitter and making audio commentaries for The MovieFilm Podcast.

  • 11:29

    Craig, Alan and Zaki discuss “Back to the Future”

  • 33:47


  • 58:38

    Double Feature

  • 1:01:43

    Final Thoughts

  • 1:07:42

    A preview of next week’s episode “Back to the Future”

Next week, Craig has Tracy Mangum co-host with guest Elisabeth Rappe as they get mental about time travel with “12 Monkeys”

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