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FILM DETAILS
Certificate 12A
Cast
Elle Fanning
Kyle Chandler
Ron Eldard
Amanda Michalka
Noah Emmerich
Joel Courtney
Gabriel Basso
Zach Mills
Directors
JJ Abrams
Screenwriters
JJ Abrams
Running Time
111 minutes

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Super 8

Plot
Sneaking out at night to shoot a pivotal scene in their homemade zombie film, Joe (Courtney) and his pals witness a dramatic train crash. Then the really weird stuff begins, and the boys realise something escaped from the wreckage...


Verdict
It’s nowhere close to E. T. — what is? — but amongst the hullabaloo of summer, Super 8 is something to cherish: a beautifully made homage to better times, and better movies.


Reviewed by Ian Nathan

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