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E.T. The Extra-Terrestrial Reviews

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Dennis Schwartz
Ozus' World Movie Reviews

If you liked the 1982 film, then you'll still like the revised edition.

Full Review Source: Ozus' World Movie Reviews | Original Score: C+

January 24, 2003
Don McKellar
Village Voice
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More than the work of any other filmmaker, Spielberg's output seems uniquely designed to induce in me this queasy false-memory syndrome.

Full Review Source: Village Voice

June 4, 2007
Joanna Berry
Radio Times

This is a special, delightful adventure, in which Spielberg manages not only to entertain young children but also reach out to the child in all of us.

Full Review Source: Radio Times | Original Score: 5/5

August 4, 2013
Glenn Dunks

E.T. remains Spielberg's finest demonstration of his ability to merge the feelings of suburban dissatisfaction - alienation, if you will - that permeates a lot of his work, with a unique sense of childhood wonder and imagination

Full Review Source: Quickflix | Original Score: A

May 20, 2014
Steven Snyder
Zertinet Movies

Come 2022, I'm sure I'll be seeing it again with my kids.

Full Review Source: Zertinet Movies

March 5, 2003
Stephen Himes
Film Snobs

To dismiss an artist the caliber of Spielberg solely on the accusation of treacly sentimentalism is to dismiss the great American poets of our history.

Full Review Source: Film Snobs | Original Score: 10/10

May 30, 2002
Roger Ebert
Chicago Sun-Times
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Spielberg left it open for all of us. That's the sign of a great filmmaker: He only explains what he has to explain.

Full Review Source: Chicago Sun-Times | Original Score: 4/4

January 1, 2000
James Berardinelli
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On inherent merit, the movie would not warrant such a highly publicized re-release, but this is one of those films that transcends what's on the screen.

Full Review Source: ReelViews | Original Score: 3/4

June 4, 2007
Nell Minow
Movie Mom at Yahoo! Movies

This is an outstanding family movie, with themes of loyalty, friendship, trust, and caring. One of the most purely magical scenes in the history of film is when Elliott's bicycle lifts off up into the sky.

| Original Score: 5/5

March 23, 2002
Scott Nash
Three Movie Buffs

It's a simple beautiful story about loneliness, friendship, and the bittersweet pangs of childhood.

Full Review Source: Three Movie Buffs | Original Score: 4/4

September 30, 2005
Scott Weinberg

Most importantly of all things, the ORIGINAL unaltered, unblemished, and gloriously widescreen 1982 version is included, so all complaints are tempered with a sense of overall satisfaction.

Full Review Source: | Original Score: 5/5

October 29, 2002
Garth Franklin
Dark Horizons

An astonishingly warm and enjoyable family film full of genuine sweetness and heart.

Full Review Source: Dark Horizons | Original Score: 4/5

June 13, 2002
Sarah Boslaugh

...a celebration of kid culture from a time when fun meant riding your bike and playing D&D with your friends.

Full Review Source: PopMatters | Original Score: 8/10

September 27, 2012
Clint Morris

| Original Score: 5/5

June 2, 2004
Rob Vaux

It makes us believe in magic again even as grizzled, cynical adults.

Full Review Source: | Original Score: A

June 11, 2012
Brian Orndorf

The new effects might not be to your liking, but the strength of the filmmaking, the power of the story and the wonder of E.T. should be more than enough to warmly remind you of the last time an honest film about childhood innocence was made.

Full Review Source: | Original Score: 10/10

March 24, 2002
Kit Bowen

The film is a pure gem, proving once again what an incredible visionary Spielberg truly is.

Full Review Source: | Original Score: 4/4

March 22, 2002
Christopher Null

What's intact is the film's powerful yet unmushy message of friendship, unconditional love, helping those in need... geez, what doesn't this film have that an impressionable kid couldn't stand to hear?

Full Review Source: | Original Score: 5/5

March 21, 2002
Emily Blunt
Blunt Review

Don't forget to bring tissues.

Full Review Source: Blunt Review | Original Score: 4/4

April 14, 2002
Bob Bloom

It's the epitome of true cinematic art, a movie that touches you on all levels.

Full Review Source: | Original Score: 4/4

January 1, 2000
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