Spielberg’s E.T.: The Extra-Terrestrial is my favorite movie of all time, so him reuniting with the late Melissa Mathison for The BFG has me very excited.
Over the weekend Disney screened The BFG at the Cannes Film Festival and the early reviews say the movie recaptures the spirit of E.T. in a way no movie since has. And that’s fitting as it’s the same director and screen writer. With reviews praising its similarity to my favorite movie of all time, I’m even more excited to see the new Spielberg movie when it releases this July.
Following the premiere at Cannes, Disney has released the second and likely final trailer for the movie. This gives you an idea of what the story is about while attempting to capture its tone better than previous trailers have: