The Canon Episode 14: ET vs CLOSE ENCOUNTERS

Spielberg's classic alien movies, pitted head to head!

This was perhaps the hardest episode of The Canon for me yet. How do you make a decision between two of Spielberg's masterpieces, Close Encounters of the Third Kind and ET the Extra-Terrestrial? The films are both so great, so different... and yet so similar. ET is very much Spielberg's answer to his own Close Encounters, and I think there's a lot of interesting psychological territory to cover there. 

But we had to make a choice, and now it's up to you guys - which film makes it into The Canon? Click here to vote. 

And be back next week as we welcome our first guest, Ain't It Cool's Jeremy Smith, to talk about Brian De Palma's Blow Out