This week on the podcast, Glenn and Daniel take on a found-footage tribute to E.T. with Earth to Echo. With bitter (albeit well-casted) memories of J.J. Abrams’ Super 8 firmly in our heads, this film had a great deal of baggage to overcome. Did it manage to turn nostalgia into a film worth watching on its own merits? Find out below (28:48).
May contain NSFW language.
FilmWonk rating: 7 out of 10
- Music for tonight’s episode is the track “21 Flights” by Heavy English, from the film’s soundtrack.
Listen above, or download: Earth to Echo (right-click, save as, or click/tap to play on a non-flash browser)