Lego-ified Marty and Doc travel Back to the Future in new fan-made video

What is it about Legos that is just so darn conducive to recreating current and former pop-cultural trends? Whatever it is, like most of the population, we can’t seem to get enough.

The latest thing to be Lego-ified (though not officially) is Back to the Future Part II, or, ahem: Brick to the Future Part II. Questionable titular pun aside, this fan-made video is loads of fun, and besides recreating some iconic scenes from the movie, it also includes some truly unexpected, yet truly awesome cameos.

We spotted a flying Mystery Machine piloted by the Scooby-Doo crew, Doctor Who, and even Marvel’s Nick Fury in the course of the video and there are also a ton of famous props scattered throughout, including Luke Skywalker’s lightsaber (just in time for the new trailer!) and Captain America’s shield.

The star of the show, however, is the Lego Delorean that Marty McFly and Doc Brown pilot into the future. You’ll notice that the date on its dashboard reads 10-21-2015 … otherwise known as tomorrow.

The film was created to celebrate that date, which is also known as Back to the Future Day, since it’s the actual day that Marty and Doc arrived in the future in the film.

Interestingly enough, the Chicago Cubs, who famously broke the curse and won the 2015 World Series in the film, are scheduled to play the New York Mets in Game 4 of the National League Championship Series on that very date. Back to the Future Fever should therefore be in full effect at Wrigley Field and you can bet that fans around the country will be marking the date as well.

A product of Lego filmmaker MonsieurCaron, the blissfully blocky tribute is embedded above, but if you don’t want to carve out the 108 minutes necessary to watch the original film, we’d suggest that you steer clear. Happy Back to the Future Eve, everyone.


Car-branded phones need to make a U-turn if they ever want to impress

Your car and your smartphone are becoming one, yet smartphones branded or co-created by car companies are a problem. We look at the history, some examples of the best and worst, then share hopes for the future.
Home Theater

Now-canceled ‘Daredevil’ was one of Netflix’s most popular shows

Netflix recently canceled Marvel's Daredevil just a month after the premiere of the show's third season, despite reports indicating that it was one of the service's most popular shows.

'Avengers: Endgame' trailer chills, 'Game of Thrones' teaser, $100M 'Friends'

This week on Between the Streams, we'll talk about the Avengers 4 trailer (aka Avengers: Endgame), the latest nothing of a Game of Thrones teaser, Netflix's $100 million barter to keep Friends, and much more!
Emerging Tech

Feast your eyes on the wildest, most elaborate Rube Goldberg machines ever built

Want to see something totally mesmerizing? Check out several of the best Rube Goldberg machines from across the internet, including one that serves cake and other that do ... nothing particularly useful.
Home Theater

The best movies on Netflix in December, from 'Buster Scruggs’ to endangered cats

Save yourself from hours wasted scrolling through Netflix's massive library by checking out our picks for the streamer's best movies available right now, whether you're into explosive action, witty humor, or anything else.
Home Theater

Sling TV ramps up its base programming with Discovery Networks for free

Sling TV has grown a great deal since its launch. Now there are more channels and more packages to chose from, with prices to match, and more is being added all the time. Everything you need to know is right here.
Movies & TV

The best shows on Netflix, from 'Haunting of Hill House’ to ‘Twilight Zone’

Looking for a new show to binge? Lucky for you, we've curated a list of the best shows on Netflix, whether you're a fan of outlandish anime, dramatic period pieces, or shows that leave you questioning what lies beyond.
Movies & TV

Out of movies to binge? Our staff picks the best flicks on Hulu right now

From classics to blockbusters, Hulu offers some great films to its subscribers. Check out the best movies on Hulu, whether you're into charming adventure tales or gruesome horror stories.
Movies & TV

The best Christmas TV episodes and specials

To help get you in the spirit of the season, we've compiled a list of the best Christmas TV episodes and specials. Whether it's free episodes on your favorite streaming service, or stop-motion classics, look no further.
Movies & TV

The best new movie trailers: ‘Avengers: Endgame,’ ‘Bumblebee,’ ‘Alita,’ and more

Everyone loves a good trailer, but keeping up with what's new isn't easy. That's why we round up the best ones for you. This week, it's the first trailer for Avengers: Endgame, as well as new trailers for Alita: Battle Angel and Bumblebee.
Movies & TV

The best movies on Amazon Prime right now (December 2018)

Prime Video provides subscribers with access to a host of fantastic films, but sorting through the catalog can be an undertaking. Luckily, we've done the work for you. Here are the best movies on Amazon Prime Video right now.
Movies & TV

Best new shows and movies to stream: ‘The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel’ and more

Need something to watch this weekend? Check out our list of the best new shows and movies to stream right now. On the list this week: The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel season 2, Neo Yokio: Pink Christmas, and more.
Movies & TV

'Prime'-time TV: Here are the best shows on Amazon Prime right now

There's more to Amazon Prime than free two-day shipping, including access to a number of phenomenal shows at no extra cost. To make the sifting easier, here are our favorite shows currently streaming on Amazon Prime.

‘Ralph Breaks the Internet’ wins one of the worst box-office weekends of 2018

Wreck-It Ralph sequel Ralph Breaks the Internet stayed on top of the weekend box office for the third week, winning what was one of the worst weekends for ticket sales in the US so far this year.