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  • Widescreen 1.85:1
  • 16:9 Enhanced
  • Dual Layer (RSDL )
  Languages
    Back to the Future
  • English: Dolby Digital 5.1 Surround
  • English: DTS 5.1 Surround
    Back to the Future Part II
  • English: Dolby Digital 5.1 Surround
  • English: DTS 5.1 Surround
    Back to the Future Part III
  • English: Dolby Digital 5.1 Surround
  • English: DTS 5.1 Surround
  Subtitles
    Back to the Future
    English
    Back to the Future Part II
    English
    Back to the Future Part III
    English
  Extras
    Back to the Future
  • Deleted scenes
  • Theatrical trailer
  • Audio commentary - Director/co-writer Robert Zemeckis & writer Bob Gale
  • 2 Featurette
  • 4 Photo gallery
  • Animated menus
  • Awards/Nominations
  • 2 Storyboards
  • Outtakes
  • DTS trailer
    Back to the Future Part II
  • 4 Deleted scenes
  • Theatrical trailer
  • 2 Featurette
  • 4 Photo gallery
  • Animated menus
  • Awards/Nominations
  • 1 Storyboards
  • Outtakes
  • DTS trailer
    Back to the Future Part III
  • 1 Deleted scenes
  • Teaser trailer
  • Theatrical trailer
  • 4 Photo gallery
  • Animated menus
  • Music video - Double Back - ZZ Top
  • Awards/Nominations
  • 3 Storyboards
  • Outtakes
  • DTS trailer
Back to the Future Trilogy
Universal/Universal . R4 . COLOR . 328 mins . PG . PAL

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Since the advent of those wonderful little shiny discs we call DVDs, one of the most anticipated releases has been the Back to the Future trilogy, and now – finally – the long wait is over.

Chronicling the exploits of Marty McFly (Michael J. Fox) and his seemingly bonkers (but not) professor friend Dr Emmet Brown as they bounce all around time from the 1800s to the 2000s, Robert Zemeckis’ trio of films have justifiably become regarded as modern day classics. Combining a perfect blend of comedy, adventure, suspense, action and even a touch of romance, they even break the filmic rule of threes – as rather than suffering the petering out effect most sequels manage, they’re all utterly fantastic films in their own right, and are all absolutely stuffed to bursting point with enthralling entertainment value. Film buffs can spend ages simply looking out for the many obvious and not-so-obvious references to other classic movies, however this is just icing on an already decidedly yummy cake, as those just out for a good time are still served up way more than enough to satiate them.

Great Scott! This has turned into a rather unashamed rave, so to find out more about the individual films just click on the links below, and rest assured, if you have somehow managed to avoid the charms of these three films to date, then taking the plunge now that they’re available for us to view at home in the manner in which they were intended will surely not disappoint.

Individual titles reviews
REVIEW: Back to the Future
"Forget your silly old Harolds and Frodos, this is THE must-have DVD release of the year..."
- Amy Flower

REVIEW: Back to the Future Part II
"When the weakest episode in a series of three films is as enjoyable as this, you simply can’t lose..."
- Amy Flower

REVIEW: Back to the Future Part III
"A return to the scintillating form of the first film, adding other elements to the mix which serve only to enhance proceedings greatly..."
- Amy Flower

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  Overall
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All three films are presented in their original 1.85:1 ratio and are anamorphically enhanced. They've all been given absolutely sensational sprucing ups, with them all coming up as if they were made yesterday and without a visual intruder in sight.

While the films' original Dolby Stereo mixes aren't on offer, the Dolby Digital 5.1 and DTS 5.1 audio tracks we're given could surely leave nobody upset at the decision, adding wonderful depth, extra life and general oomph that we could previously have but dreamed of.

There's much talk that overseas releases, once they eventuate, are set to include more bonus features than our region 4 release. As it stands, however, we're presented with a pretty satisfying selection, with Laurent Bouzereau's superb trilogy of documentaries making for essential viewing just for starters. Add to this extensive photo galleries, a commentary of sorts on the first film, deleted scenes, outtakes and various other assorted bits and pieces and any fan should be well chuffed with what's presented.

Yes, we've waited a long time for this release - and for a change it's such a delight to realise that sometimes, no matter how high our expectations were, they can actually be exceeded. This is top shelf stuff, and an absolute necessity for both fans of the trilogy and any lovers of engaging and genuinely entertaining mainstream cinema.

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      And I quote...
    "OK, let's see now - milk, bread, chocolate, the Back to the Future trilogy on DVD... yep, that's the bare minimum life essentials shopping list for this week..."
    - Amy Flower
      Review Equipment
    • DVD Player:
          Pioneer DV-535
    • TV:
          Sony 68cm
    • Receiver:
          Onkyo TX-DS494
    • Speakers:
          DB Dynamics Eclipse RBS662
    • Centre Speaker:
          DB Dynamics Eclipse ECC442
    • Surrounds:
          DB Dynamics Eclipse ECR042
    • Subwoofer:
          DTX Digital 4.8
    • Audio Cables:
          Standard RCA
    • Video Cables:
          Standard Component RCA
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