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Jump in the DeLorean, for a Sunnier Future

“Back to the Future” Day is an antidote to all the recent dystopian films.

The future is now.

Photographer: Rachel Murray/Getty Images for Zodiac Vodka

Wednesday is “Back to the Future” Day -- Oct. 21, 2015, the date to which Marty McFly flew forward in the 1989 film “Back to the Future Part II.” Celebrations are everywhere. The Web abounds with analyses of which of the movie’s predicted technologies we have, which ones we don’t and which ones are coming. Pepsi Perfect has arrived. So has the trailer for “Jaws 19.” (Yes, the references are geeky.)

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