close encounters of the third kind

'Close Encounters' Wows at San Francisco Symphony [Review]

Being fortunate enough to live in San Francisco means that there's no end of theaters showing off the latest in video and audio technology. With Dolby's headquarters here their flagship theater is amazing, so what could sound better? How about watching a classic film while the score is performed live by a world-class Symphony. In […]

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San Francisco Symphony Performing 'Close Encounters' Score Live Alongside Screening

This week, the San Francisco Symphony will host two performance-screenings of the Stephen Spielberg classic film, Close Encounters of the Third Kind. Friday, March 1st, and Saturday, March 2nd, the world-famous symphony will be performing John Williams' Oscar-nominated score live alongside a screening of the film with Joshua Gersen conducting. This is the latest in […]

These 7 Close Encounters Of The Third Kind Photos Mean Something

In the summer of 1977, director Steven Spielberg astounded audiences with his seminal science fiction classic Close Encounters of The Third Kind. Sony Pictures has been working hard on a theatrical release of the film, their viral marketing campaign from earlier this year causing fans to believe a sequel was in the works instead. Author Michael Klastorin has […]

'Spielberg': HBO Releases First Trailer for Steven Spielberg Doc

  For nearly 50 years, Steven Spielberg has changed the way we experience movies. Through films as diverse as Jaws, Close Encounters of the Third Kind, Schindler's List and Bridge of Spies, Spielberg has mostly let his craft to the talking for him…until now. The director finds himself in front of the camera as the […]

This Means Something: Close Encounters Of The Third Kind Sequel?

40 years ago Steven Spielberg's ufo film Close Encounters of the Third Kind informed us we were not alone.  Since then, we've watched the skies, waiting for some sign.  Will that patience pay off? Today, the day after World UFO Day, this strange video appeared on Sony Entertainment's youtube channel with the title, "This means something": Obviously it's a […]

Carlo Rambaldi, Creator Of ET, Has Died

Alasdair Stuart writes for Bleeding Cool. There are two ways to perform a magic trick. The first is to make sure you're the center of attention, focusing the audience on you and your actions rather than the trick itself. It's magic as the cult of personality and, oddly, the only real reason why performers like […]