Jj Abrams, director, Star Trek and Super 8.
“Spielberg does more with one spacecraft and one alien than many other movies do with massive battle scenes and alternative universes.”
Joe Cornish, director Attack The Block
Now 30 years old, Steven Spielberg’s 1982 masterpiece created a bike-basketful of classic moments that not only continue to wow audiences young and old but also inspire movies and TV shows trying to tap into and have fun with the E.T.’’s unique brand of timeless magic. To celebrate its release on Blu-ray, here are five of the most memorable moments, the secrets of their creation and their legacy in pop culture…
1. Over The Moon
The Moment: Elliott cycles E.T. to the forest to create the communication advice to let him “phone home”. With time running out and a huge drop approaching,