BluChristmas #26: E.T.: The Extra-Terrestrial (1982)


Universal’s classic family film, directed by Steven Spielberg, has just been given a dazzling new high definition blu-ray release to coincide with Universal Pictures’ 100th Anniversary Celebrations. This gorgeous steelbook edition will be hungrily hunted down by all BD obsessives and E.T. lovers everywhere.

The story, about a harmless alien who befriends a young boy, beautifully captures the wonder and awe of childhood. And John Williams’s score makes it worth the retail price alone. This Blu-ray transfer from Universal Pictures is delightfully filmic, with a good grain level and sumptuous colours. It’s hard to think how it could have been given a better treatment.

E.T.: The Extra Terrestrial (1982), directed by Steven Spielberg, is released on blu-ray disc by Universal Pictures, Certificate U. 


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