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Close Encounters of the Third Kind (1977)

Dir. Steven Spielberg. Starring Richard Dreyfuss, Francois Truffaut, Melinda Dillon

Close Encounters, if I’m honest, is a hard movie to love. A lot of the film is about Richard Dreyfuss rapidly going insane after having been the only witness in his family to three UFOs. 1,100 more words


Close Encounters of the Third Kind (1977)

“He says the sun came out last night. He says it sang to him.”

I finally found some free time today and felt like kicking back with a smooth 70s flick. 766 more words


Timing: A Conversation with Gabriel Gundacker

In December of last year I visited Chicago for the first time. I got a taste of greasy-delicious food, street music, magnificent architecture, and passionate protests against a corrupt mayor and local government. 1,557 more words


Close Encounters of the Third Kind

“Close encounter of the first kind, sighting of a UFO. Close encounter of the second kind, physical evidence. Close encounter of the third kind, contact.” This is the first poster that actually made me hungry to see a movie. 657 more words

Jaws (1975)

When a gigantic great white shark begins to menace the small island community of Amity, a police chief, a marine scientist and a grizzled fisherman set out to stop it. 83 more words

Levitt Spotlights Richard Dreyfuss Movies

Richard Dreyfuss is one of my favorite actors. up there with Paul Giamatti and Gene hackman. . Unlike many of our greatest actors Denzel Washington or Tom Cruise who command the screen and exude confidence, Dreyfuss constantly displays a jittery un-confidence…  sort of a Paul Giamatti after 6 cups of cofee. 1,028 more words

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