It's not coming out over here until August, which is a shame.
It may evoke memories of classic summer blockbusters a little too eagerly for some, but Super 8 has thrills, visual dazzle, and emotional depth to spare.
"The year's most thrilling, feeling mainstream movie."
"An engaging return trip to Steven Spielberg's youthful world of wonder courtesy of J.J. Abrams."
"Named for an obsolete cinema technology, Super 8 is involving enough to create its own reality."
As long as you go into the movie not trying to overhype yourself, or go in with a plan to be as cynical and nitpicky as possible, you'll have a GREAT time. I know I did!
Also everyone seems to hate the ending, which I actually liked. I won't spoil anything, but if you are into the movie, and I mean INTO it, meaning you are right there with the characters, eyes glued to the screen, and aren't with a group of people who will constantly crack jokes and do things that keep you taking out of the experience of watching it, then I think you'll be okay with it. Particularly the last frame before the credits. The cinematography overall is pretty awesome.
Super 8 Theatrical Trailer
We hate to be those guys who get super duper giddy over a movie trailer, but as children of the Spielberg era, we've little choice in the matter. This just looks awesome.
Super 8 Trailer
J.J. Abrams' new monster movie trailer teases us something fierce without showing any leg.
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