I wanted to believe.

Combining my fascination with aliens and my newfound desire to see movies I missed for one reason or another seemed like a fantastic idea. Kicking the Seat founder Ian Simmons and I chose Spielberg’s Close Encounters of the Third Kind for the latest outing in our freshly dubbed “Late Screening” series.


For a number of reasons, the lauded film fell far short of our expectations, marking the first film in our project that neither of us enjoyed.

Listen to Kicking the Seat Episode 252: Late Screening: Cole’s ENCOUNTERS!

As usual, I’ll let the podcast do the talking! Once you’ve finished listening, check out our previous movie-going adventures:

There’s something strange in our neighborhood as we prepare for the next Late Screening…stay tuned!