Ambling Through “Super 8”

... wait, so which one of us is Dee Wallace Stone?If you’re like most North Americans, there’s a good chance you haven’t seen “Super 8” yet — for shame! It’s really good!

Anyway, if you haven’t yet watched J.J. Abrams’ suburban summer adventure, you’re going to want to hold off on reading my latest MSN Movies feature, which breaks down the movie’s DNA in handy list form.

I mean, it’s not a shocker to learn it’s mostly Spielberg stuff. But there are a couple of other elements you might not have noticed rattling around in there — and discussing them risks minor spoilers, which I wouldn’t want to inflict on anyone who hasn’t already experienced the movie. Take that under advisement.

And go see “Super 8”! It’s a big-screen kind of movie, and the Blu-ray won’t be out for months. Why deprive yourself?

2 thoughts on “Ambling Through “Super 8””

  1. I thought about it, but it doesn’t really go there. Same with “Jurassic Park”, although I’m intrigued by other critics’ citations of “The Lost World” …

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