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MOVIE REVIEW: Super 8 (2011)

Before "Entertainment Tonight" diluted movies into product as disposable as a used tissue and spoiler alerts leeched enjoyment and wonder from the moviegoing experience, one could watch a movie like J.J. Abrams's Super 8 knowing very little beyond its premise and emerge from the theater entertained and pleasantly surprised, though perhaps not awed. Indeed, one of Super 8's charms is that it plays almost exactly as Steven Spielberg production from that period, mostly in the best senses, and on occasion in the worst. [...]

June 10, 2011 // 6 Comments