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E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial (1982)

Very few filmmakers become so culturally pervasive that they acquire their own descriptive adjective. Hitchcockian, Felliniesque, Lynchian: these terms will conjure up visons of the respected auteurs’ distinct artistic style, but Spielbergian can evoke as many negative associations as positive ones due to the love-hate relationship many critics have with the blockbuster director’s work. He

Moonrise Kingdom (2012)

Moonrise Kingdom is one of best kids’ movies to come out in decades, and it’s highly doubtful that very many young people have actually seen it. In this case, Wes Anderson’s status as indie auteur with endless hipster cred has probably hurt the film. Even with a great young cast, the film is still aimed

Bill Nye, the Science Guy (1993)

In recent years, Bill Nye has become a vocal, outspoken advocate for science and reason, tearing down any public figure disseminating ignorant views on topics such as climate change and evolution. He is not only an internet sensation, with videos garnering millions of views, a Dancing with the Stars alum, and occasional TV pundit, but