Trailer Tracks: E.T. The Extra-Terrestrial – Steven Spielberg

  In my eyes, this is one of the world’s perfect movies.  As a child, it filled me with wonder and ignited my imagination for apparently the rest of my life (so far, at least).  As an adult, that wonder is still there, but is now accompanied by an appreciation for some of the more…

E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial (1982) – Steven Spielberg

Welcome to 1982, one of the biggest years for number of science fiction films EVER! And an amazing number of good ones! In fact the next 5 titles being visited on the 101 Sci-Fi Movies list are all from 1982, and I saw all but one of them in the theater that year, and the…

A Boy (or Girl) & His (or Her) Adventure Movie

Where have all the fun youth/tween/teen/twentysomething adventure films gone? When I was in any of those age groups listed above there were dozens of them. You couldn’t turn around in the 80s and early 90s without hearing about another one coming along… From the big titles like E.T. The Extra-Terrestrial, The Goonies, Explorers, The Last…