et the extraterrestrial
We'll take a look at a handful of classic movies, and how they literally couldn't have played out, if they had been set in a cell phone-ruled universe.
Thirty years ago! Scary! Yet inspiring. (Certainly most millennials I encounter are ripping off that era as fast as their iPad-laden hands can grab.) For your pleasure and edification, I was there (and then), and I reflect.
Thomas starred as the young Elliott, a boy who befriends the alien E.T. "I read a scene from some early version of the script
Dee Wallace probably reached her greatest audience as the progressive but put-upon suburban mom of E.T., and most recently took her career in a darkly satirical direction with her work in the Asylum's gory, fractured fairy tale, Hansel and Gretel.
Sit back, unwrap your Big Mac, pour a nice, hearty bowl of Skittles, open up a can of Coca-Cola, keep a roll of Brawny paper towels handy, shut off your Sears power tools, and join Andrea Lipinski, Kevin Lauderdale, and I as we tackle one of cinema's true monuments of awfulness.
"I read a scene from some early version of the script, and then I was asked to do an improvisation," Thomas told Esquire
Doing a bit of research, yes, apparently there is an actual strategy to E.T.. But, as an eight-year-old, it really could
Steven Spielberg sat down at the Director's Guild Saturday to talk about his career as a part of the DGA's celebration of its 75th anniversary saluting "game-changers" who have advanced the art and craft of directing.