Movie of the Week: Super 8

Super 8 is a secret sci-fi movie project written and directed by J.J. Abrams and produced with Steven Spielberg. He is well known for his work on TV series like Lost, Fringe and movies Star Trek and Cloverfield. Super 8 was initially reported to be a Cloverfield prequel or sequel but was quickly refuted by Abrams, it is also known that the movie wasn’t based off any book and that Abrams and Spielberg collaborated with a story-telling committee to come up with the story for the film.

“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 Official site

Early critic reviews from have given the thumbs up to this movie, with an average rating of 7.9/10 thus making it fresh certified at this point of writing. IMDB has a score of 68 based on 7 critic reviews.

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