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November 21, 2011

RT on DVD & Blu-Ray: Super 8 and Conan the Barbarian

This week on home video, we've got an interesting mix of choices, and at least a couple of them may be a bit controversial. As for items we won't be discussing at length: there are new Blu-rays for films like The Three Amigos, Rushmore (the existing Criterion edition), and ESPN's 30 for 30 series (which we covered when it first arrived on DVD). The big titles this week are J.J. Abrams' sci-fi treat, an update on a classic fantasy hero, and the latest of Robert Rodriguez's Spy Kids films. Then we've got a French drama centered on the Holocaust experience, a unique look at the Hussein family, a controversial silent film, and a bona fide courtroom classic. Click through for the full list!More…

October 3, 2011

J.J. Abrams Has Another Secret Project for You to Wonder About

He's working on it with screenwriter Billy Ray.More…

June 10, 2011

Critics Consensus: Super 8 is Certified Fresh

This week at the movies, we've got a close encounter (Super 8, starring Kyle Chandler and Elle Fanning), a quest for fun (Judy Moody and the NOT Bummer Summer, starring Jordana Beatty and Heather Graham), and a Gallic nostalgia trip (Midnight in Paris, starring Owen Wilson and Rachel McAdams). What do the critics have to say? What do the critics have to say?With films like Jaws and Close Encounters of the Third Kind, Steven Spielberg altered the cinematic landscape by combining B-movie thrills with sophistication and emotional heft. Now, with Spielberg producing, J.J. Abrams tries something similar with Super 8, and the result is stunning.More…

June 10, 2011

Total Recall: Best Steven Spielberg Productions

Much has been made of the fact that Steven Spielberg produced J.J. Abrams' Super 8 -- and rightly so, given how strongly it seems to evoke memories of Spielberg's classic past. But even though we think of Spielberg as a director first, he's also had a very busy (and fairly distinguished) career as a producer -- and to show you what we mean, we decided to dedicate this week's Total Recall to films he didn't direct. We ended up with a varied list that includes some huge hits, a handful of modern classics, and maybe even a few surprises. Read on!More…

June 8, 2011

Super 8 to Hit Theaters One Day Early

Twitter hosts a series of nationwide sneak peeks.More…

June 7, 2011

Kyle Chandler Super 8 Interview

Discusses his experiences on the set, how he got the role, and what he's looking to do next.More…

June 6, 2011

J.J. Abrams Super 8 Interview

Topics include the film's viral campaign, working with Amblin, the "Star Trek" sequel, and a few Easter eggs -- including a surprising hidden cast member.More…

May 26, 2011

Spielberg and Abrams Super 8 Video Interview

The "Super 8" duo recently sat down with Empire to talk about one of the summer's most highly anticipated releases.More…

May 24, 2011

The Blockbuster Goes Retro

Judging from the retro plots of "Super 8," "Cowboys & Aliens," "Captain America," and "X-Men: First Class," this is a pretty backward-looking summer. Slate asks: What gives?More…

February 7, 2011

J.J. Abrams Talks Super 8

Just in time for the "Super 8" Super Bowl spot, here's a Hero Complex interview with J.J. Abrams offering some new details.More…

January 13, 2011

J.J. Abrams Talks Star Trek 2, Super 8, and More

J.J. Abrams always has a lot going on -- and he talked about some of his many upcoming projects, including "Super 8" and the "Star Trek" sequel, in this recent interview.More…

January 13, 2011

IMAX Dates Announced for Transformers 3, Mission: Impossible 4, and More

Paramount and IMAX have announced a deal that will bring four high-profile 2011 releases ("Super 8," "Transformers: Dark of the Moon," "Mission: Impossible Ghost Protocol," and "The Adventures of Tintin: The Secret of the Unicorn") to the really big screen.More…

December 21, 2010

Elle Fanning Talks Somewhere and Super 8

At the tender age of 12, Elle Fanning is already a Hollywood pro -- and she discusses her current projects, including "Somewhere" and "Super 8," in this new interview.More…

October 28, 2010

Super 8 Coming in June 2011

J.J. Abrams' "Super 8" has a release date: June 10, 2011, when it'll go up against the next "Fast and the Furious" sequel.More…

August 18, 2010

J.J. Abrams Wants 7 Minutes in Heaven

A group of randy teens will meet a violent demise in "7 Minutes in Heaven," a thriller under development at J.J. Abrams' Bad Robot banner.More…

July 23, 2010

Joss Whedon and J.J. Abrams Discuss The Avengers, Super 8, and More

What do you get when Joss Whedon and J.J. Abrams hold a Comic-Con panel? Whedon's official announcement that he's directing "The Avengers," and a whole lot more.More…