Special Effects: Close Encounters of the Third Kind

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Communications 150 April 27, 1999 Announcements: There will be two review sessions: Thursday, April 29 from 7 - 8:30 and Friday, april 30 from 1- 2:30. They are both held in 113 Carnegie. The final is Friday, May 7 from 4:40 - 6:30. Lecture Notes: Continuation from Thursday's notes: Special Effects: Close Encounters of the Third Kind One of the screenwriters from E. T. , John Sales, left that movie to direct Close Encounters of the Third Kind It is about a black "alien" man that comes down to Earth on Ellis Island, which happens to be the point of entry for all U. S. immigrants He has to adapt to the norms of life NEW NOTES I. Reagan as President Ronald Reagan attempted to reintroduce the culture of innocence In the '50s he was a pop culture hero and he used this to sell his policy He brought an affluent persona to the White House The '80s was a period of conservatism in Hollywood, as movie making costs were on the rise II. Reagan Era Cinema: Black Stereotypes
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