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Super 8 2011

  • 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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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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I liked the thriller line of this film. it keeps an expectation to know what is causing the attacks and how the monster looks like. My favorite scene is the penultimate. there shows all the sweet side, and a touching connection to the monster with humans because he just wanted help and no one understood. Please let us love each other more, and make a better world for all.

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