What’s a little snow? By this point of winter, we’ve seen–and trekked through–it all. As if we’d let a little thing like a blizzard slow us down! And with all the goins-on this weekend, we’d be silly to shutter ourselves in.
Upon the 30th anniversary of “E.T.: The Extra-Terrestrial,” Niles looks back on Steven Spielberg’s warm suburban love story between a lost alien and a lonely middle child – and wonders if this film, of all films, is the central one in his life.
Niles reacts against the Internet’s echo chamber of so-called “once-great” directors, and defends Oliver Stone and his most recent film, “Savages.”
Niles Schwartz waxes poetic on summertime and Wes Anderson’s “Moonrise Kingdom,” as definitive a summer movie as it gets.