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Close Encounters of the Third Kind (1977) Movie Reviews

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08/15/2012 (0 of 0 found this helpful)

Just Watch E.T. Again

Note: The Director's Cut is the version viewed.

Close Encounters Of The Third Kind is not entertainment. It is torture. Despite Close Encounter's legacy, I cannot recommend it on almost any level. Yes, it has greatly impacted culture and films, but this is not entertainment. This is the destruction of a family, a father slowly turning insane, and an overall traumatizing affair turned into a film. I repeat for a third time, Close Encounters is not entertainment.

The, slightly confusing, story follows a man named Roy, who's life is changed when he sees several UFO flying around his hometown. He becomes obsessed with a strange shape and sculpts it endlessly. He begins to go crazy, and his family is devastated. In a nutshell, that is the plot. And while parts of the story seem somewha...

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09/17/2009 (0 of 0 found this helpful)

What made Spielberg and Dreyfuss a STAR!!

Steven Spielberg is not a director fully appreciated by everyone. Some dismiss his works as mere popcorn entertainment, and believe he is over-rated. But he is not. No one posses the rare kind of talent that he has; to create an unparalleled sense of suspense, to so amazingly capture great child performances, and even more importantly he has the ability to be so versatile. No other director can range from war epic to action film, to vengeance story, to alien visitation stories, to ocean horror, to suspense, and back around again a few more times. And this is one of the many displays of his extraordinary skill to tell a story and keep us waiting. It was the same year George Lucas took us to a galaxy far away, that Steven Spielberg brought them home to us in the greatest movie where aliens ...

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