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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...
  • 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...
  • E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial (PG)

    Steven Spielberg's enormously successful SF tearjerker (1982) remains a veritable manifesto about what it feels like to be ten years old, male, suburban, lonely, and captive to the Spielberg spell. more...