We learned this week that, as part of the Washington West Film Festival and its celebration of the fact that we've arrived at the October 2015 "future" that Back to the Future II portrayed way back in the eighties, Fairfax County is kinda sorta officially changing the name of Reston to Hill Valley from Oct. 21-25.
It's a nice gesture -- and we hear Doc Brown might be at our very own Bow Tie Cinema as part of the festivities! But it's also sort of moot. You see, Reston is already basically Hill Valley, ca. 2015. SRSLY, as the movie didn't guess the kids of 2015 might have said a few years earlier.
Right down to the movie theater:
But the similarities don't stop there!
Beyond Hill Valley's
Those cabinets are pure 1970s Reston.
Lots of talk about density.
And then there's this:
Okay, so maybe that part's just crazy.