Super 8 Is It Just E.T. On Steriods?

Well saw the movie, thought it to be a decent movie, but was not too thrilled by all the hype. Figured I give an quick honest review of this “so-called” blockbuster.

ET On Weird Crack (Repurposed):

Well, if you ever saw E.T. who was made by the same director, you would notice the story was really similar. Bunch of young kids, have a rough family life… and then something weird happens in their town.

Literally it’s the same story as E.T.

I won’t put any spoilers in here, but it is a bit gruesome and has some cool parts. But I believe the director is setting the bait on your curiosity of what the hell is the monster.

Overall C+

I am not the only one who gave this movie a so-so review. Check out Review below:

Unfortunately, Abrams’ attempt at classic Spielbergian fun is a bit wanting. It’s not that the man can’t build suspense and awe. The train-wreck sequence is eye-opening, and we’re frequently on edge when something is rumbling in the bushes. But all the hush — the obstructed glimpses, the unanswered questions — around the creature in the dark is a set-up for disappointment, especially at a time when we’ve seen all this before. It’s like slowly tearing away at a neatly wrapped gift just to find out you already have what’s inside. And if you gave that gift a little shake, you would have already known that. It’s not like audiences didn’t know that the predator in Jaws was a shark, but that shark still managed to surprise you. This CGI-monstrosity on the other hand leaves you indifferent. Still, these are small setbacks for a movie that looks back at the classics and moves way ahead of most summer fare.

In my honest opinion, a good rental flick. I have no problem sitting in the theater chowing down pop corn and twizzlers. But this was not that fulfilling.

Hopefully… Green Lantern This Friday will be banging and better.

Hey I May Have Saved You A Few Bucks Wasted At The Theater.

Click on the “Like” button below, and share your comments.

Tags: , ,

One Response to “Super 8 Is It Just E.T. On Steriods?”

  1. Fatal error: Uncaught Error: Call to undefined function ereg() in /home/neeweeco/public_html/ Stack trace: #0 /home/neeweeco/public_html/ the_commenter_link() #1 /home/neeweeco/public_html/ custom_comment(Object(stdClass), Array, 1) #2 /home/neeweeco/public_html/ Walker_Comment->start_el('', Object(stdClass), 1, Array) #3 /home/neeweeco/public_html/ Walker->display_element(Object(stdClass), Array, '5', 0, Array, '') #4 /home/neeweeco/public_html/ Walker_Comment->display_element(Object(stdClass), Array, '5', 0, Array, '') #5 /home/neeweeco/public_html/ Walker->paged_walk(Array, '5', 0, 0, Array) #6 /home/ in /home/neeweeco/public_html/ on line 65