Cinema: All Smiles

BACK TO THE FUTURE, PART III

Directed by Robert Zemeckis

Screenplay by Bob Gale

For all the hubbub Marty McFly (Michael J. Fox) and Doc Brown (Christopher Lloyd) have encountered -- and caused -- on their voyages, the Back to the Future movies have moved along the time-space continuum with easy, free- striding confidence. Maybe Marty and Doc (and the rest of us, looking on) have suffered momentary disorientations. But director Robert Zemeckis and writer Bob Gale have always known where they were and, better still, where they were heading.

This concluding chapter in what has turned out to be the...

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