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Doc Brown has a Back to the Future Day message. It's perfect.

Alex Abad-Santos is a senior correspondent who explains what society obsesses over, from Marvel and movies to fitness and skin care. He came to Vox in 2014. Prior to that, he worked at the Atlantic.

Look alive, it's Back to the Future Day — the day that Marty McFly time-traveled to in Back to the Future II and a time to recognize how iconic the franchise is. In honor of the special day, Universal put together a special video message from Doc Brown (Christopher Lloyd).

It opens to the first few chords of the movie's theme song, and, well, you're hooked. Nostalgia floods in as Brown talks about how the future isn't really what we expected it to look like (that's mostly true). But then he gets at the central message of the movie — how we're in control of our own destiny.

"Your future is whatever you make of it," he says, repeating an iconic line from the movie. "So make it a good one."