Three high school friends gain superpowers after making an incredible discovery underground. Soon they find their lives spinning out of control and their bond tested as they embrace their darker sides.
Michael B. Jordan
The brash James T. Kirk tries to live up to his father's legacy with Mr. Spock keeping him in check as a vengeful Romulan from the future creates black holes to destroy the Federation one planet at a time.
After the crew of the Enterprise find an unstoppable force of terror from within their own organization, Captain Kirk leads a manhunt to a war-zone world to capture a one-man weapon of mass destruction.
SPOILER: In the summer of 1979, a group of friends in a small Ohio town witness a catastrophic train crash while making a super 8 movie and soon suspect that it was not an accident. Shortly after, unusual disappearances and inexplicable events begin to take place in town, and the local Deputy tries to uncover the truth - something more terrifying than any of them could have imagined.Written by
In the Snack Shack Diner scene where the kids are talking amongst themselves about the train wreck, Deputy Lamb can be seen through the window getting out of his patrol car at the auto dealership because, as it was originally written, the diner scene and the auto dealership scene took place simultaneously but during editing the dealership scene was moved to later. See more »
When Joe and Alice are watching old home movies of Joe and his mom on Christmas morning, Willow Tree angel figurines can be seen on the window sill. Willow Tree didn't exist until 2000. See more »
Being a fan of Steven Spielberg's 70's films like Jaws and Close Encounters makes me a pretty hard to please fan of the blockbuster. So when JJ Abrams comes along with his clever marketing schemes and pitches a new film that looks and sounds like one of Stevens early ones, my defences are cautiously lowered. Unwise of me. I found Super 8 to be forced and tiresome. Those of us who rode the crazy wave of the first blockbusters in the late 70's and early 80's know exactly how they felt and don't need some jumped up Spielberg wannabe regurgitating them up. That's exactly what JJ tries, but somehow it comes off as being the same, but not as good. Just like McG did with Terminator Salavation. Film makers inspired by other great film makers trying their hardest to replicate the work. It's kind of the ultimate tribute, but it's also just a little bit boring for those of us wanting to feel like were being taken on an adventure, not being reminded constantly of better films.
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