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Close Encounters of the Third Kind ()

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A line worker, after a encounter with UFO's, feels undeniably drawn to an isolated area in the wilderness where something spectacular is about to happen. (imdb)

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Sep 09 Filligan Filligan
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Oooph, this one doesn't age well. I suspect it's still held in high regard because of Spielberg's name and its ability to capture the zeitgeist of the time, but characterization is lacking in the people around Dreyfuss and it's horrendously paced, particularly at the end. You can tell Spielberg was still learning to walk as a director.
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Sep 02 thewire thewire
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I came here for François, Vilmos, and Bob, and they did not disappoint. The rest of the film however is messy. The farther it went along, the more my interest waned. I knew it was a Spielberg film when the climax was a bunch of white dudes staring into a bright light. Also, why create such heavy familial stakes if Dreyfuss is just gonna abandon his? However, everything is far more interesting when viewed through Villeneuve's comment that the film is metaphorical for the labor of filmmaking.
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I like this one much more than E.T., which I suppose makes me odd. In any case, I love every minute of it, maybe that five-note leitmotif brainwashed me. It deserves its place among the one hundred cheers.
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I think this movie is bit overrated, probably revolutionary in its time but by todays standard’s too naïve, and has lost the surprise effect. The action didn’t make too much sense story wise, but it was entertaining.
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I just didn't get the sense of wonder that everyone talks about with this film. Maybe it's because I watched it for the first time as an adult, so haven't got personal nostalgia to buy into. I wish I'd watched it as a kid and had some kind of formative experience with it, and maybe it does encapsulate the UFO obsession at the time, but it totally passed me by. It's completely benign in tone, so the sense of wonder was actually a sense of drudging towards something inevitably life-affirming.
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This film has some slow spots but also some very interesting moments. Richard Dreyfuss is really good in the lead role. There are a number of suspenseful moments in this film. Overall I would recommend this movie.
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