Take It From Me: E.T. The Extra-Terrestrial REVIEW

October 8, 2012

E.T. The Extra-Terrestrial REVIEW

Tomorrow, October 9th, 2012 in celebration of its 30th Anniversary, E.T. The Extra-Terrestrial will be released for the first time ever on Blu-ray.
(From a Press Release) Featuring an all-new, digitally remastered picture that delivers six times the resolution of DVD, as well as all-new 7.1 surround sound, the E.T. The Extra-Terrestrial Anniversary Edition Blu-ray Combo Pack includes the 1982 theatrical movie, an all-new interview with director Steven Spielberg, and “The E.T. Journals” featuring never-before-seen footage from the set of the film. The Blu-ray Combo Pack also includes UltraViolet, a DVD and a Digital Copy of the film, offering fans a chance to relive the mystery, laughter and wonder of the iconic movie anytime, anywhere on the platform of their choice. In 1982, E.T. The Extra-Terrestrial became the biggest blockbuster of the year, ranking #1 over 16 different weekends. Even today, E.T. The Extra-Terrestrial remains the fourth most successful movie of all-time in the United States. Nominated for nine Academy Awards including Best Picture, Best Director, Best Cinematography, Best Writing and Best Screenplay, the film took home four statuettes for Best Visual Effects, Best Sound Effects Editing, Best Sound and Best Music for John Williams’ (Jaws) memorable score. The unforgettable cast includes the adorable Drew Barrymore (He’s Just Not That Into You, Charlie’s Angels), Henry Thomas (Dear John, Legends of the Fall), Dee Wallace (10, “Sons and Daughters”) and Peter Coyote (“Law & Order: LA,” Jagged Edge). “When E.T. The Extra-Terrestrial premiered in 1982, it captured the imaginations of people young, old and everyone in between in a way that was unparalleled in modern movie history,” said Craig Kornblau, President of Universal Studios Home Entertainment. “A global cultural phenomenon—and the biggest box-office blockbuster of its day—E.T. brought out the child in all of us. We are thrilled audiences will now be able to experience the film in the astounding quality of Blu-ray.”
I got the chance to receive a copy of E.T. to review and was delighted to relive all of the memories I had when I first watched this show back in the '80s.  E.T. The Extra-Terrestrial is certainly an unique and classic movie loved by many and for good reason.  The story line is both humorous and cute, there is action and drama, and you just can't help falling for the fun-loving E.T. character.  I think I might plan a fun movie night with the kids, print some fun coloring pages out, make some yummy treats, and curl up to watch the movie again!
 
A big THANK YOU to Universal Studios for providing me with a free copy of this movie to review.  I was not compensated for this review. I receive product(s) for free so that I can provide my insight and experience. These are my honest opinions. Your experience may vary.

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