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Archive: December 2018 (19 Posts)

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“Close Encounters of the Third Kind”: National Film Registry #19

Posted by: Cary O’Dell

It was in 2007, that the sci-fi classic “Close Encounters” was added to the Library’s National Film Registry.  Richard Dreyfuss, Teri Garr and Melinda Dillon starred in the film that forever put Devil’s Tower on the map and seemed to codify the popular depiction of space aliens. Writer Matt Zoller Seitz looked back at this landmark film …