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Almanac

Oh Hollywood

Almanac, About a Time Traveler Who Takes Advantage of a Sports Almanac From the Future, Reminds Us of Something…

I have’t exactly been waiting around with bated breath to find out the plot of the upcoming Michael Bay-produced Almanac. As you can imagine, the sort of film Bay gets involved in doesn’t really fall under our umbrella of interest here at The Mary Sue, unless of course there’s something crazy going on like the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles being turned into aliens or Bay attempting to defend the dignity of Transformers.

But while I may not be into the filmography of Michael Bay, I am into the Back to the Future trilogy. So when it turns out that the plot of Almanac, found footage flick produced by Bay’s Platinum Dunes production company, involves a teenage boy finding a time machine and a sports almanac and using the pair of them to make a bunch of money? You’re darn right that captures my attention.

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