“Its Hill valley alright but i cant imagine hell being much worse” is one of the classic lines Doc Brown (Christopher Lloyd) speaks from Back to the Future Part 2…..At this time of the year i always begin to think about all things scary, but this year yours truly has been trying to come up with new ideas for this years Halloween Ball in Castlebar and i have decided that this years theme will incorporate a science fiction theme for the very first time and so for the year thats in it….
In 1985 Robert Zemeckis and the legendary Steven Spielberg created what is now known as one of the greatest family franchises of all time titled Back to The Future. So as expected the hoverboard has not being fully created or invented yet (but science is getting there, i think!) To most fans of the franchise Back to The Future part 2 is probably best well known for when Marty Mcfly travels to the future from 1985 to October 21st 2015. So on this date this year every crazy fan fanatic (including myself) will be celebrating what is now known as the “Marty Mcfly Welcome Party”
What is promised to be one of the best fancy dress partys in Castlebar get geared up for the Marty Mcfly Welcome party that will also include local acts, guest suprizes and much more! On the night expect to see various members of the Castlebar and Mayo dress up as they’re favourite characters from the the Back to the Future series and various Horror and Science Fiction movies. But as always be aware that this show is FANCY DRESS OPTIONAL!
In the meantime lets go back in time to take a look at one of the trailers from the Back to the Future franchises….
For those of you who are unaware of the movie franchise in the Mayo area, The film was produced on a $40 million budget and was filmed back to back with its sequel, part 3. Filming began in February 1989 after two years were spent building the sets and writing the script. It was one of the most ground-breaking projects for effects studio Industrial Light and Magic in addition to digital composing , the motion control camera system, which allowed an actor to portray multiple characters simultaneously on-screen without sacrificing camera movement. Two actors from the first film, Crispin Glover and Claudia Wells who will be appearing at this years London Film and Comic Con, although she did not return for the final two. Glover’s character, George Mcfly , was not only minimized in the plot, but was obscured and recreated with another actor. Glover successfully sued both Zemeckis and producer Bob Gale, changing how producers can deal with the departure and replacement of actors in a role.
The film was released by Universal Pictures on 22 November 1989. It received generally favourable reviews, although not as strong as the first one, but over the last number of years the second movie has become the fans favourite, at the time it came with criticism on the plot for being predictable and implausible, but still had praise for the visual effects, acting and humour. A commercial success, it grossed over $331 million worldwide, making it the t third highest grossing film of that year
Tickets for this years very exclusive Halloween Ball will go sale shortly and expect to see lots more acts and artists to be added to the bill very shortly! In the meantime its time for the power of love!