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Super, Indeed

13 Jun

The next time you hear someone say, “They sure don’t make ’em like they used to,” tell that person to go see Super 8, a throwback movie so retro that you may think it was made 25 years ago (even the poster gives you that impression).

That’s intended as a compliment, of course, as is the fact that writer/director J.J. Abrams has made a movie reeking with old fashioned Spielberg-ian charm, in the best way.

After all, as the saying goes, imitation is the sincerest form of flattery. Continue reading