Tuesday, October 20, 2015

Here's How You Can Celebrate Back to the Future Day in San Antonio

Posted By on Tue, Oct 20, 2015 at 1:42 PM

click to enlarge We still don't have hover boards though. - UNIVERSAL PICTURES
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  • We still don't have hover boards though.

In celebration of Marty McFly's arrival to 2015 in Back to the Future II, San Antonio is hosting a number of film screenings and events to celebrate Back to the Future Day.

October 21, 2015 is the date McFly, along with "Doc" Brown and girlfriend Jennifer Parker, arrived via the flying DeLorean time machine, only to have him purchase a sports almanac that altered future existence.

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Multiple Santikos Theaters will be showing screenings of the entire Back to the Future trilogy tomorrow afternoon and evening. If you have the time (no pun intended) for a five-hour block of Marty and Doc time traveling you can find out more information and purchase tickets at the Santikos website

If the lore of Back to the Future wasn't enough for you then a new comic book series on the universe might be more your thing. Heroes and Fantasies is holding a midnight release of a new Back to the Future comic book series and their exclusive variant cover. Cover artist NinjaInk will be at Heroes and Fantasies to sign copies of his cover, and there will even be a replica DeLorean. The event begins on October 20 at 11:55 p.m. at 4923 N.W. Loop 410. More information about the event can be found at heroesandfantasies.com.

click to enlarge Heroes and Fantasies is celebrating the release of the new Back to the Future comic book series with this exclusive variant cover from NinjaInk. - NINJAINK/IDW PUBLISHING
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  • Heroes and Fantasies is celebrating the release of the new Back to the Future comic book series with this exclusive variant cover from NinjaInk.

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For the family types out there or those who enjoy free events, the San Antonio Central Library will be screening both Back to the Future and Back to the Future II. The library will screen both films there and hosti craft activities and a trivia night. A DeLorean from Code Up will be on display. Plus there's free snacks. The event runs from 4 p.m. to 9 p.m. Check out www.mysapl.org for more details. 

The Alamo Drafthouse at Park North is having their own quote-along of the film. Limited edition glasses and props to offer a more interactive experience will be a part of the quote-along. The quote-along for the film begins October 21 at 6:05 pm at 618 N. W. Loop 410. Sadly, tickets are sold out. If only one had a flux capaciter-powered Delorean so they can travel back in time to when tickets were still available. 

It's a momentous day worth celebrating, even though, yes, we still need roads, and we still don't have our hoverboards. 

click to enlarge Hurry up, science! - UNIVERSAL PICTURES
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  • Hurry up, science!



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