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Super 8 2011
PG-13

  • J.J. Abrams
  • June 8, 2011
  • 112 mins
  • English
  • Science Fiction, Mystery, Thriller
It Arrives.
In 1979 Ohio, several youngsters are making a zombie movie with a Super-8 camera. In the midst of filming, the friends witness a horrifying train derailment and are lucky to escape with their lives. They soon discover that the catastrophe was no accident, as a series of unexplained events and disappearances soon follows. Deputy Jackson Lamb, the father of one of the kids, searches for the terrifying truth behind the crash.

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so surprise cause not having higher rating. the suspend so indeed.

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I found this JJAbrams popcorn flick disappointing. The trailers and reviews suggested a classic Spielberg-crafted ET/Goonies story, but though it began like that, followed by what is probably the most spectacular train derailment scene in any movie, it then slowly devolves into a bland monster vs military script with no character development and no substance. Not deserving of Spielberg's name.

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"Super 8" is a J.J. Abrams film with Spielberg's trademarks all over it. Yep, this movie is nostalgic if you saw Spielberg's old movies and it's good to see another one like it.

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