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E.T.: The Extra-Terrestrial Blu-ray (Updated)

Posted July 21, 2012 10:47 AM by Josh Katz

Universal 100thAs part of its 100th Anniversary this year, Universal Studios Home Entertainment will offer special Blu-rays of selected catalog titles, and the 30th Anniversary Edition of E.T.: The Extra-Terrestrial will arrive in the fall wave. Director Steven Spielberg's classic science-fiction fable focuses on the relationship between lonely preteen Elliott (Henry Thomas, Gangs of New York) and a space alien marooned on Earth.

As Elliott bonds with the alien - whom he nicknames "E.T." - he begins to develop a psychic connection that extends far past the doldrums of his suburban community. It is this link that inspires Elliott to devise a daring plan to return the creature to his home planet, though Elliott finds his efforts hampered by E.T.'s failing health and the increasingly intrusive presence of government agents.

Written by Melissa Mathison (Twilight Zone: The Movie), the film's ensemble cast includes Drew Barrymore (Charlie's Angels), Dee Wallace (The Frighteners), Peter Coyote (Erin Brockovich), Erika Eleniak (Under Siege), and C. Thomas Howell (Gettysburg).

E.T.: The Extra-Terrestrial was also a big success at the 1983 Academy Awards Ceremony, winning the following Oscars:
  • Best Sound Effects Editing: Charles L. Campbell and Ben Burtt
  • Best Sound: Robert Knudson, Robert Glass, Don Digirolamo, and Gene S. Cantamessa
  • Best Visual Effects: Carlo Rambaldi, Dennis Muren, and Kenneth Smith
  • Best Original Score: John Williams
In addition, the picture received further nominations for:
  • Best Picture: Steven Spielberg and Kathleen Kennedy
  • Best Director: Steven Spielberg
  • Best Original Screenplay: Melissa Mathison
  • Best Cinematography: Allen Daviau
  • Best Film Editing: Carol Littleton
Universal's Blu-ray/DVD/UltraViolet Digital Copy combo pack offers the 1982 theatrical edition of the film in its 1.85:1 original aspect ratio with a 7.1 DTS-HD Master Audio track. Furthermore, the disc contains Universal's standard BD-Live, pocket BLU, Advanced Remote Control, Video Timeline, Mobile-To-Go, and Keyboard functionalities and the following bonus supplements:
  • All-new Steven Spielberg & E.T. interview
  • The E.T. Journals, shot by Academy Award-winning cinematographer John Toll (Braveheart)
  • Behind-the-scenes featurettes:
  • - A Look Back
    - The E.T. Reunion
    - The Evolution and Creation of E.T.
    - The Music of E.T.: A Discussion with John Williams
    - The 20th Anniversary Premiere
  • Two deleted scenes from the film's 2002 version
  • Designs, photographs, and marketing elements:
  • - E.T. designs by production illustrator Ed Verreaux
    - E.T. designs by carlo rambaldi
    - Spaceship designs by Ralph McQuarrie
    - Designs by production illustrator Ed Verreaux
    - Production photographs
    - Marketing E.T. feature
  • Original theatrical trailer
  • Special Olympics TV spot
Update: E.T.: The Extra-Terrestrial streets on October 9th.





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Very excited for this release. To much coming out in 2012 though.


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