Wednesday, June 15, 2011

On "Super 8"

From The Dispatch:

Abrams is a fine director with a keen eye for striking visuals and complex action sequences, but this strange mash-up of “Cloverfield,” “ET” and “Close Encounters” just ends up feeling like an ungainly hybrid of Spielberg and his own work that never quite molds itself into a unique being. It’s nice to see a summer film that is at least an original concept, that isn’t a part of an established franchise or comic book series, but “Super 8” feels more like a faded memory than a movie.

Click here to read my full review.

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