Super 8

Super 8 (2011)

“That was mint!”

Holiday Single Sentence Review:

A big-time adventure told from the point-of-view of middle-school kids, in the tradition of The Goonies, Stand by Me, or E.T., today’s movie Super 8,distinguishes itself from other sci-fi blockbusters by keeping the focus on its characters, and by delivering solid acting performances, particularly from its young leads, Joel Courtney and Elle Fanning, and from Riley Griffiths as Charles the aspiring young director of the movie within the movie.

[Super 8 (2011) – Directed by J. J. Abrams – Rated PG-13 for intense sequences of sci-fi action and violence, language and some drug use]
OM|ED Rating: Worth Seeing