Close Encounters of the Third Kind: A Classic

In spite of the logistical challenges in putting the film together, Close Encounters of the Third Kind is a Steven Spielberg classic. Much like George Lucas and Star Wars, Steven Spielberg also continued working on Close Encounters.  Ultimately, Spielberg kept working on it and gave us his ultimate version in 1998.  Most of the reason for the Special Edition is because the studio wanted to go inside of the ship.  In the end, Spielberg would…

"Close Encounters of the Third Kind: A Classic"

Dick: Political Satire Holds Up 20 Years Later

Dick, the political satire starring Kirsten Dunst and Michelle Williams, manages to hold up twenty years after its theatrical release in 1999. The political comedy re-imagines the Watergate scandal through the lens of a pair of high school students.  Not surprisingly, the film opens on the night of the break-in.  On this night, Betsy Jobs (Kirsten Dunst) and Arlene Lorenzo (Michelle Williams) are writing a letter.  The duo hope to win a date with singer…

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