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  • E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial (PG)

    Steven Spielberg's 1982 film achieves the level of decent, middling Disney—Old Yeller, for example, rather than Snow White or Pinocchio—which is to say that the childhood myths being promulgated here are rather basic and unadorned, without the baroque touches and psychological penetration Disney could muster at his best. more...
  • Earth Girls Are Easy (PG)

    This delightful 1989 pop-fantasy musical about Valley girls and extraterrestrials gives the talented English director Julien Temple an opportunity to show his stuff in an all-American context. more...
  • Earthwork (PG)

    In this likable debut feature Chris Ordal fictionalizes the life of environmental artist Stan Herd, whose giant "earthworks," created from plants and stones, are discernible only from the air. more...
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  • Eight Men Out (PG)

    This 1988 feature recounts the 1919 “Black Sox” scandal, in which eight members of the Chicago White Sox were persuaded by gamblers to throw the World Series to the Cincinnati Reds. more...
  • The Elephant in the Living Room (PG)

    Partly funded by the Humane Society, this gripping documentary by Michael Webber rips the lid off a scandal that periodically turns up on local newscasts but then disappears from public consciousness: private ownership of dangerous exotic animals in the United States. more...
  • Elf (PG)

    Twinkly Will Ferrell plays a man raised at the north pole who returns to his native New York City to bond with his long-lost father (James Caan, looking rather angry about the state of his career). more...
  • Ernest & Celestine
  • Ernest & Celestine (PG)

    Based on a series of Belgian children's books, this pleasant 2012 animation feature (a French-Belgian-Luxembourgian coproduction) looks as if it were created in colored pencil and watercolors; the images have a soft, inviting quality that befits the storybook narrative. more...