SUPER 8 Review

     June 9, 2011

J.J. Abrams Super 8 is an echo.  It echoes the innocence of Steven Spielberg’s Amblin films of the 1980s, it echoes the imagined purity of small town America, and it echoes the innocence and coming of age through the lens …

New SUPER 8 Clip

     May 16, 2011

Paramount released the first clip from Super 8 earlier today, and followed up tonight with clip number two.  The second clip opens right where the last clip ended, so together you have a full action-packed minute of Super 8, folks.  …

J.J. Abrams Rounds Out the Main Cast of SUPER 8

     September 20, 2010

I was thrilled with J.J. Abrams’ casting of the superlative Kyle Chandler (alongside Elle Fanning) in the Steven Spielberg-produced Super 8.  Neither Chandler nor Fanning is what you might call a household name, but it turns out they’ll be the …