Out Now Commentary: E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial (1982)

This month’s Out Now with Aaron and Abe commentary track wants to help anyone in need phone home. Aaron is joined by Brandon Peters, Yancy Berns, and Maxwell Haddad to discuss Steven Spielberg’s blockbuster masterpiece, E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial. Coming out within a week of its 40th anniversary, the group talk about the film from all angles, including where Spielberg developed this idea from, the tone of kids films at the time, what the actors bring to this story, the effectiveness of the E.T. design, and more. There’s plenty more discussion about the nature of the production, what makes this film stand out as a classic, and lots of fun tangents as well. So now, if you’ve got a couple of hours to kill…

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