Back to the Future II Predicted These 7 Amazing Things About The Year 2015
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When Marty stops into a diner, he sees some kids playing an old school video game so he decides to show them how it’s done. The kids don’t care, and then one of little brats says that games where you have to use your hands are stupid. The best games today still require us to use our hands (Xbox, PS2, Wii), but Xbox Kinetic looks set to change things up. You can control your TV and Xbox with your voice and gestures, and you play games using your body.
3D Movies & Sequels
Ever since Avatar came out we’ve been bombarded with 3D everything. Movie makers are trying to sell more tickets and TV manufacturers have invested millions into 3D televisions. Back to The Future II amusingly picked our obsession with 3D and movie sequels in a scene where Jaws 19 is showing at the cinema in 3D. Thankfully Jaws never made it to 19, but movies like Harry Potter, X-Men, and the Scream movies are living examples of our modern day movie sequel obsession.
We’re not looking to pick faults here, but there were a bunch of things the movie was less accurate in predicting too. Here’s a look at where Back to The Future II came close, but no cigar.
2015 Predictions that Back to the Future II Got Wrong
All futuristic movies depict us travelling around in flying cars, the Jetsons first planted the seed in our imagination, and ever since it’s been the benchmark of what the future would look like.