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A much lauded American filmmaker whose works include Close Encounters Of The Third Kind, Jaws, E.T., The Exorcist, Raiders Of The Lost Ark, Jurassic Park, Minority Report, A.I. Artificial Intelligence, Pinky And The Brain, and many, many more.

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Why did the aliens choose Roy Neary?

In the classic SciFi movie Close Encounters of the Third Kind (1977) the aliens picked an everyman Roy Neary over all the government hand picked individuals. Has it ever been revealed why they picked ...
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Was Yoda's departure an intentional reference to E.T.?

In Revenge of the Sith Yoda bids farewell to Tarfful and Chewie on Kashyyyk. Interestingly, there are some major similarities between that scene and the goodbye-scene from E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial. ...
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Who wrote/directed what in A.I. (Artificial Intelligence)?

As I understand the development history of this film, Kubrick eventually wrote a screenplay himself, based on the work of previous writers, which he intended to direct himself. He then attempted to ...
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In the E.T. Movie, or in the novels, is there an indication to an actual galaxy that's his fictional home?

In movies and sometimes books, an alien species on earth will point at a star or galaxy, if not outright name an actual galaxy they're from. Is there a specific reference made in the movie or the two ...
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How was E.T character created in the movie E.T -The Extra Terrestrial?

All those who are familiar with this movie, please tell me how the character was created, and using what. At that time in 1982, it was not possible to create such a live character walking, talking, ...
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What was the change made by Spielberg to E.T.?

Some people at work, while discussing "Han Shot First", noted that Spielberg made pretty bad changes as well, so it's not like Lucas was the only one. But nobody remembered anything specific, other ...
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After the end of Close Encounters of the Third Kind, are the people doing well?

In Close Encounters of The Third Kind, what happens with the people that leave the earth with the spaceship in the ending? Are they staying there with the extraterrestrials and living happily?
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