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UFO mania hit Muncie hard in 1973

Muncie’s dramatic 1973 brush with UFO mania was recently cited in a magazine article and, of course, 2017 saw the 40th anniversary of the release of Steven Spielberg’s “Close Encounters of the Third Kind,” which was set largely in Muncie (although it was …

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10 Best Steven Spielberg Movies You Need to Watch

The film sees a UFO touch down in Indiana, and follows Richard Dreyfuss and the various other characters as they try to figure out what to do about that fact. Close Encounters of the Third Kind might not have been the very first movie to not depict aliens …

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Cult Movie: Original version of Close Encounters Of The Third Kind the best in my view

Close Encounters Of The Third Kind as good an old school stab at the familiar “there … The original tale of Indiana lineman Roy Neary (Richard Dreyfuss) who witnesses UFO activity in the sky and gradually becomes more and more obsessed with visitors …

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Holiday Gift Guide 2017: DVDs and Blu-rays

Close Encounters of the Third Kind 4K Ultra HD “Light and Sound” Gift Set Sony Pictures Home Entertainment; three discs, $75.99. You may think you have seen a UFO. If so, you can relate to Roy Neary (Richard Dreyfuss), an Indiana electrical lineman whose …

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'Close Encounters' Turns 40: Why Its Legacy Has Endured for Ages

“Close Encounters of the Third Kind” has had a strong impact on popular culture since … The scene stuck in his mind shows protagonist Roy Neary (Richard Dreyfuss), who recently stumbled upon a UFO. While sitting at dinner with his family, he builds …

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