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In a summer of super-heroes and sequels, Super 8 stood out. Whether you were on board with J.J. Abrams ode to Spielberg and the "Amblin-style" movies many of us grew up with or not, there's no question that Super 8 was ambitious and original. If it failed, it certainly didn't do so for lack of trying. Thankfully, I'm in the camp that thought it worked remarkably well, so I'm giving thanks that Super 8 has been announced for Blu-ray and DVD this November 22nd.
In Hollywood, piracy is an unfortunate fact of life nowadays. Hackers and thieves have honed their craft over the years and can generally get a DVD copy of a movie onto the internet not long after the first advance copy gets printed and shipped to whomever it was printed for
After Leonard Nimoy materialized in J.J. Abrams’ 2009 reboot of the Star Trek franchise, the rumor floodgates opened about who would cameo is the inevitable sequel. Now that production is inching closer to their now Holiday start date, the rumor mill’s most obvious victim, William Shatner, has confirmed that he will not be finding his way back onto the bridge of the U.S.S. Enterprise.
Even though he’s been rumored to be involved in all manner of other projects after Super 8, Abrams confirms, “The next thing we’re working on, and hopefully we’ll be able to pass information out sooner or later, is the next Star Trek.”
We certainly have our fair share of viral marketing for Super 8, but how about hearing about the film from someone who was actually on the set? Actor Tim Griffin worked with J.J. Abrams on Cloverfield, so he’s well versed in “the legendary secrecy.” However, even if Griffin were a poor secret keeper, he wouldn’t even have any information to divulge as he only got to see his pages of the script.
The first real trailer for Super 8 debuted during the Super Bowl tonight, and though it was only 30-seconds it told us more about the movie than
As far as the story itself, Super 8 will be set in Ohio in 1979. It’ll follow a group of friends pooling their resources to make a zombie movie. One night on set, the aforementioned
It’s time for our monthly Star Trek sequel update in which we’re forced to tell you, once again, that nobody involved in the project really seems to be working on making it
We checked in with the folks at Paramount who tell us that not only will Super 8 not be retitled in the United States, it’ll still go by Super 8 in Brazil as well. Apparently the title Darlings was something
True Star Trek fans have been wondering about what J.J. Abrams might do with the sequel from the second they finished their first viewing of the reboot last summer. Now that Roberto Orci and Alex Kurtzman
Nowadays most sequels just seem to be plays for more money, but there’s something about Cloverfield that warrants one and the film’s fans aren’t the only ones who think so. Matt Reeves and J.J. Abrams consider the sequel a top priority.
Apparently Platt, book writer Winnie Holzman and songwriter Stephen Schwartz are on the hunt for a director and JJ Abrams, James Mangold, Ryan Murphy and Rob Marshall are all in the running.
Shortly after premiering ahead of Iron Man 2, the top-secret trailer for JJ Abram’s Super 8 hit the web. Didn’t get to see it enough before the studio took it down?
Inside the Super 8 trailer, hidden in the flickering camera lens at the end was some text. Being an Abrams production naturally this text turned out to be a URL for viral site. We, like others
If you made it to one of the midnight screenings of Iron Man 2 tonight in the United States, then you were among the first people on the planet to get a look at the secret movie project being created by JJ Abrams
So what is it? We’ll find out Friday morning shortly after midnight when the film’s first trailer debuts in front of Iron Man 2 here in America. For now Abrams, as he did with Cloverfield
In a world full of smurfy 3D blockbusters and giant, stomping robots Cloverfield feels almost, well, dated. But it probably won’t take much to reawaken fan interest and it looks like the sequel, despite a long time without much movement, is still go
There's nothing better than a geek-friendly franchise that doesn't take fifteen years to get made. Christopher Nolan is amazing and all, but don't we all wish that he would learn how to make two movies at once
If you don’t already know who Harlan Ellison is feel free to attach the label of “crazy old man” and click on to something else. He’s a revered science fiction writer with a penchant for cranky peculiarity. He also once wrote an episode
Even before Star Trek was released early last summer, there were rumors about William Shatner’s supposed involvement. First, he was signed on, then he wasn’t, then J.J. Abrams came out and said he offered the part but Shatner wasn’t interested