It’s ‘Back to the Future II’ day! What did the movie get right?
"Back to the Future" Day is Wednesday (October 21, 2015), and fans are tallying up the 1989 film's predictions of life in the year 2015. How did the movie do? Here are some of its hits and misses: Big-screen televisions and video conferencing: Yes The film features several scenes of characters watching screens very much like the oversize ones we actually use these days. That's saying something, because most TVs of the 1980s were heavy, square appliances with bulky picture tubes. Some of them even came in wood-grain cabinets like furniture!