E.T.

Turtle acceptance and suspension of disbelief

James Clayton Feature Oct 17, 2014

Have modern movies increased our ability to accept outlandish heroes like the Ninja Turtles? Yes, and it's a good thing, James writes...

50 bizarre examples of movie tie-ins and merchandise

Wil Jones Odd List Sep 26, 2014

Movie merchandise is big business. But some people will try and slap the name of The Avengers or Batman on anything...

Lucy, The Core, and scientific accuracy in films

Ryan Lambie Feature Aug 21, 2014

Luc Besson’s Lucy may be based on a debunked myth, but does bad science in films matter if the story’s well-told, Ryan asks...

Trailer for Atari: Game Over, the E.T. landfill documentary

Simon Brew News Jul 29, 2014

Remember the discovery of E.T. cartridges in the desert earlier this year? Here's the trailer for the accompanying documentary...

What Video Games: The Movie inadvertently says about mainstream games

Ryan Lambie Feature Jul 30, 2014

Video Games: The Movie takes a breezy tour of history, but shows mainstream gaming in a less than favourable light, Ryan writes...

It came from the desert: the legend of Atari's E.T.

Ryan Lambie Feature Apr 29, 2014

As an excavation uncovers copies of Atari's E.T. in the New Mexico desert, we take a look at the history behind the infamous game...

Atari E.T. carts found in New Mexico landfill

Aaron Birch News Apr 27, 2014

It's officially more than a mere myth, and Atari E.T. cartridges have been found in the New Mexico desert...

25 hidden subtexts in family movies

Nick Horton Odd List Apr 24, 2014

Family movies are just wholesome, innocent, politics-free entertainment, right? Well, no. Not at all, in fact...

Come and see E.T. on a big screen with us for free!

Den Of Geek News Oct 9, 2012

Our latest reader screening event: we're going to watch E.T. in a posh screening room on a big screen in London. Fancy joining us?

The hit films Hollywood studios didn’t want

Ryan Lambie Odd List Jul 20, 2012

They may have been big successes, but that was only after several studios turned them down. Here’s a look back at a few hit movies rejected by Hollywood studios…

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