Head over to The Dark of the Matinee and listen to the latest Matineecast. I am a guest on the podcast with Blake from Bitchin Film Reviews. Take a listen as we discuss Green Lantern, Super 8, and kid protagonist films.(I should also apologize in advance for my crappy microphone and my feverish state – I don’t even want to know how out of it I probably sound.)
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Packed theater? Check. Retro flashbacks? Check. Special effects? Check. Funny, clever dialogue? Check. Massive Spielberg nostalgia? Quadruple check. Best movie of the summer? Definitely.
In Super 8, which grossed $37 million this weekend, a practically unknown cast of kids carries the J.J. Abrams’ sci-fi flashback flick. It is easily the most entertaining, fun movie I have seen in ages. That didn’t stop me from having some ridiculous thoughts as I watched Super 8. Here they are:
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