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Super 8 [Blu-ray + DVD Combo] (2011, original release: 2011)
(Blu-ray)

Call Number BLU-RAY/SCI-FI/SUPER


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Published: Hollywood, Calif. : Paramount Pictures, [2011] ©2011
Edition:  [Ultimate 2-disc edition]
Description:  2 videodiscs (111 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in
ISBN/ISSN: 0097361454443, 9786314506681,
Language:  English


Blu-ray disc and accompanying DVD videodisc both contain the feature film

Edition statement from outer container

Release date: Nov. 22, 2011

Blu-ray disc behind-the-scenes special features: deconstructing the train crash; 8 exclusive featurettes ; 14 deleted scenes ; director commentary. Special features are not rated

Amanda Michalka, Elle Fanning, Joel Courtney, Kyle Chandler, Ryan Lee

In the summer of 1979, a group of friends in a small Ohio town witnesses a catastrophic train crash while making a super 8 movie and soon they 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

Rating: PG-13; for intense sequences of sci-fi action and violence, language, and some drug use

Blu-ray, 1080p high definition; widescreen (1.85:1); 7.1 Dolby TrueHD, 5.1 Dolby digital; requires Blu-ray player

DVD, NTSC, region 1; widescreen; Dolby digital 5.1 surround

Blu-ray disc: English (7.1 Dolby TrueHD), French (5.1 Dolby digital), Spanish (5.1 Dolby digital) or Portuguese (5.1 Dolby digital) dialogue with optional English, French, Spanish and Portuguese subtitles; optionally subtitled in English for the hearing impaired; optionally described in English for the visually impaired

DVD videodisc: In English (5.1 surround) with optional subtitles in English, French, Spanish and Portuguese; closed-captioned

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Additional Credits:
Abrams, J. J. 1966- author of screenplay, producer, director (Jeffrey Jacob),
Spielberg, Steven, 1946- producer
Burk, Bryan, 1968- producer
Fanning, Elle, 1998- actor
Michalka, A. J. 1991- actor (Amanda Joy),
Chandler, Kyle, actor
Courtney, Joel, 1996- actor
Lee, Ryan, 1996- actor
Giacchino, Michael, composer
Paramount Pictures Corporation.
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Good movie


The concept of "Super 8" is combining the elements of J.J. Abrams and Steven Spielberg. The trailer made you think it's like E.T. plus Cloverfield. Well, it's true. There is nothing new about "Super 8" but it brought us back to the good old classic times, it's funny, it's exciting, and it's amazing.

"Super 8" is another intriguing monster movie by J.J. Abrams. Yes, you really wanna know what it looks like but I'm not gonna tell you. The sad thing is it's not as intriguing as Cloverfield. But It's easy to ignore that problem because there is something better than being another Cloverfield. It feels like you are watching a good old classic movie. Great characters, Good old fashion score, and kids intrigued by the situation.

The story is really about the characters' zombie movie making and the family tragedy while there's a monster attacking their town. The monster is like the background or the subplot of this film. But the movie still got suspense. The movie is indeed beautiful and plenty of heart. The movie is just nostalgic stuff. It's not trying to be new. It just wants to show how J.J. Abrams is inspired by Steven Spielberg's movies.

There are some amazing scenes in this film. Example, the train collision was breathtaking. The movie sure has a lot of humor. It's like a relic to the old family movies. The CGI is good enough. The performances were good. The kids gave a lot of personality to their roles.

"Super 8" is a J.J. Abrams film with Spielberg's trademarks all over it. It's not a blockbuster that has a lot of action and less talking. This movie is made in old fashion style. Yep, this movie is nostalgic if you saw Spielberg's old movies and it's good to see another one like it.

Note: There is something interesting in the credits. You might wanna check it out
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