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‘E.T.’ Taught Kids the Power of Friendship — and Saying Goodbye

Forty years after its release, Steven Spielberg’s family classic is still showing young people (and their parents) that the bonds we form with others are important, even if they’re not meant to last

John Williams Did Not Have to Go So Hard

But we’re glad he did

The Great Directors — And the One Musical They Made

Musicals are a daunting genre, but many major filmmakers eventually take a stab at them. With Steven Spielberg’s ‘West Side Story’ about to come out, here’s a rundown of how well other auteurs were able to hold a tune

The True Story Behind the Worst Video Game Ever Made

Atari’s 1982 ‘E.T.’ game was so disastrous it’s been blamed for the company’s downfall and the crash of the entire industry. The man responsible for the game, however, has taken it surprisingly well.