Close Encounters Of The Third Kind

1977, Movie, PG, 135 mins

Steven Spielberg proves decisively that a special effects-dependent film need not be cold, mechanistic, or simpleminded. Here he presents first contact with an extraterrestrial culture in spirit of near-religious awe in sharp contrast to the dark paranoia of traditional science fiction Cold War parables. CLOSE ENCOUNTERS OF THE THIRD KIND is a humanistic postmodern masterpiece that incorporates much of movie history--images, sounds, and subtle evocations of the works of Walt Disney, John Ford, Alfred Hitchcock, Cecil B. DeMille, and Chuck Jones--into its revisionist project. Classic Sixties fantasy television fare such as "Star Trek," "Bewitched," and "The Twilight...
Released: 1977 Rated: PG Length: 135 mins

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