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Retro Rewind

The Fantasy and Fallacy of Time Travel

‘Back to the Future’ is a perfect movie with an imperfect message

Image: Artwork by FanFare, original by Universal Pictures
Retro Rewind is a weekly series that reconsiders pre-2000 pop culture. More here.

My parents divorced shortly before Back to the Future released. Dragged under by a swirling riptide of confusion and fear, I found…

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Eric Pierce

Eric Pierce

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Writer, gamer, pop culture nerd. Editor of Fanfare. Probably thinking about Star Wars. Inquiries and flatteries: eric@ericpierce.net