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Writer/director J.J. Abrams’ adventure yarn Super 8 is set in 1979, a year that’s nestled between the release dates of Steven Spielberg’s first two blockbusters, 1975’s Jaws and 1977’s Close Encounters of the Third Kind, and his subsequent two blockbusters, 1981’s Raiders of the Lost Ark and 1982’s E.T. The Extra–Terrestrial. (Spielberg’s underrated 1941, which was released in 1979, was a flop.) The selection of this year makes sense, since the picture itself is surrounded on all sides by the influence – nay, the very spirit – of Mr. Spielberg (who, incidentally, is involved as a co–producer). But while imitation may be the sincerest form of flattery, it’s not always the best way to make a movie. Super 8 is a thoroughly entertaining popcorn flick, but one does get the sense of Abrams sweating up a storm in an effort to produce the sort of guileless matinee magic that Spielberg conveyed effortlessly. Certainly, it’s easy to imagine this plotline

being employed in an era that witnessed the likes of Gremlins and The Goonies (both executive–produced by Spielberg), and it’s equally easy to picture the leading roles filled by such then–youthful actors as Chris Makepeace, Wil Wheaton and either or both of the Coreys. With the exception of Elle Fanning, the other kids here are largely unknowns, but all are perfectly cast in their respective parts. Newcomer Joel Courtney handles the starring role of Joe Lamb, who agrees to help his best friend Charles (fellow newbie Riley continues on p. 28

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