Back to the Future Trilogy on BluRay

Director: Robert Zemekis

Cast: Michael J. Fox, Christopher Lloyd, Lea Thompson, Crispin Glover, Thomas F. Wilson

Synopsis: Marty McFly (Fox) is your average 80’s teenager with a less than ordinary scientist friend, Doc Emmett Brown (Lloyd).   The Doc invents a time machine out of a De Lorean, and accidentally sends Marty 30 years back in time to 1955, where he meets the teenage versions of his parents and almost prevents them meeting.   This leads to an adventure travelling back and forth through time over three films, meddling with the time lines then trying to repair them.

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Modern Family Season 2 – A Review by Film Nerd

Created by: Steven Levitan, Christopher Lloyd

Cast: Ed O’Neill, Sofia Vergara, Ty Burrell, Julie Bowen, Eric Stonestreet, Jesse Tyler Ferguson, Rico Rodriguez, Sarah Hyland, Ariel Winter, Nolan Gould, Reid Ewing

Synopsis:The ongoing stories of the Pritchetts and the Dunphys provide another season of comedy gold.   Little has been done to change the formula, each branch of the family having some absurd but relatable event each week that overall examines what is common between families rather than what is different.   Though each episode is rarely related to the next, the season ends with a delightful reminder of some of the golden moments previously to occur in this season.

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Modern Family Season 1 – A Review by Film Nerd

Created by: Steven Levitan, Christopher Lloyd

Cast: Ed O’Neill, Sofia Vergara, Ty Burrell, Julie Bowen, Eric Stonestreet, Jesse Tyler Ferguson, Rico Rodriguez, Sarah Hyland, Ariel Winter, Nolan Gould, Reid Ewing

Synopsis: A comedy series that focuses on three branches of the same family.   Patriarch Jay Pritchett (ONeill) is married to much younger Columbian second wife Gloria (Vergara), who comes with her own son from her first marriage Manny (Rodriguez).   Jay’s daughter Claire (Bowen) is married to real estate agent Phil Dunphy (Burrell), and they have three children Hayley (Hyland), Alex (Winter) and Luke (Gould).   Finally, Jay’s son Mitchell (Ferguson) lives with gay partner Cameron (Stonestreet) and their adopted daughter Lily.   Somehow, with so many characters, the show manages to pull in many separate story threads quite successfully.

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