Super 8 (Blu-ray/DVD, 2011, 2-Disc Set, Includes Digital Copy)
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- demlimbasMay 19, 2015by
The cast in this film really did a fantastic job!
I myself have a fairly large blu ray collection consisting of around 80 disc. I favor sci-fi and medieval but my 8 year old son loves animation movies so i have many of them as well. This was a great film that kept me on my toes from start to finish. The overall plot of the story actually tied into the entire movie. The picture quality was great as well. I watch my films in movie mode and i calibrated my hdtv as well.
- 1137103170@dele...Dec 25, 2012by
An instant classic! A movie for the ages!
Where to begin? I admit I expected this movie to be just another action movie with no plot, but man was I wrong. Don't get me wrong, Super 8 defiantly has action, with the unbelievably epic train crash sequence which you MUST watch with a surround sound system, but this movie also has a plot to spare. It has characters that are fleshed out and that you truly care about, and a sweet and tender first love story. Some of the deleted scenes focusing on Joe and Alice (Elle Fanning) I felt would have fit in nicely with the movie, but unfortunately JJ thought not. Joel Courtney in his first performance is perfect as the heartbroken and humble Joe, and his acting is top notch and so much better than the spoiled disney actors of today. I enjoyed immensely the featurette that focused on a day in Joel's life. Joel is such a great kid, and he really has a bright future. I also commend all the other kids, as they really mesh well together and their friendships seems natural and never forced. While i was born in 1995, and i never grew up in 1979, i sort of wish i would have, as everything was simpler back then. However, anyone with an imagination as a child can relate to this movie. The only knock I have against this movie is its ending. While it is emotional and I loved it, i wish it would have been longer, but alas, it is not so. Also, i commend Michael Giacchino for composing such a great soundtrack. The song "Letting Go" really enhances the last scene, and teared me up. In today's age, Super 8 stands above the typical Hollywood fluff that we are presented with, and JJ does an superb job taking us down memory lane; making a movie that is up there with E.T. And Close Encounters. Overall, JJ did a fantastic job with this movie, and i can safely say that this is now my favorite movie of all time. I would defiantly recommend anyone to watch Super 8 as it truly is "mint"!Read full review
- swamptrakApr 08, 2014by
A really well written, directed and cast movie. See it, for yourself.
A sci-fi, down on the big bad government movie, that's completely fictional, except for the government part.
The characters are great and the storyline was above average, while still, somewhat predictable. I believe most would enjoy this, except for, preteens. Some scenes, are simply too violent. Final rating, A for entertaining!
- cthursty88Dec 17, 2011by
Excellent film, definitely worth watching for most to all age groups.
Super 8 is a thrilling science fiction action film based in the late 70's written and directed by J.J. Abrams and produced by Steven Spielberg. The film follows a group of children as they film their own Super 8 movie and end up witnessing an enormous train derailing, resulting in the release of a large, creepy creature into the town. This movie has all of the class and charm of a classic 70's or 80's science fiction long sought after by fans. It will certainly please fans of classic films, such as E.T., Close Encounters of the Third Kind, Alien, etc. It is also slightly reminiscent of films, such as Cloverfield.
- caddypainter1Jul 14, 2016by
Good Clean Fun
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