The best since the original, but that's really faint praise. This sort of thing gets redone better in the 2018 Halloween, but still a lot to like. It's just a bit short and doesn't have the same tension as the original.
This review may contain spoilers. I can handle the truth.
Oof, I'm ready for the blow back. Guys, gals, I really did not enjoy "Close Encounters." It was way too long, kind of boring, and the story is nearly nonexistent. What's going on here? Richard Dreyfuss is visited by aliens, goes crazy, and abandons his family to party with outer space little people. This is a timeless family classic?
There is some stuff I enjoyed, like the scene in Dreyfuss's car when he first is visited by the aliens, the…
Never in my life would I think Batista would be my favorite part of anything, but here we are...
"Guardians" is a great time at the movies, really fresh, funny, and character-driven. The moment it ended, I wanted to see it again. It's a crowd-pleaser, a testament to James Gunn's talent and skill, and the start of an interesting new direction for Marvel.
There were a few problems. The constant setup for future movies bothered me, and I'm a guy…