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  1. Capone praises Star Trek Beyond for returning to the basics of the seriesRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 22 | Ain't It Cool News

    ... "Heroes" star and J.J. Abrams good-luck charm (he's been in lead roles and cameos in such works as "Alias," "Lost," SUPER 8, MISSION: IMPOSSIBLE III, and as Snap Wexley in STAR WARS: THE FORCE AWAKENS) shows up in BEYOND in a couple of scenes as ...

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  2. The One Star Trek Element Justin Lin Wanted To Remain Consistent, According To Its ComposerRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 19 | Cinema Blend News

    ... gig, Michael Giacchino often collaborates with J.J. Abrams. He's done so on Mission: Impossible III , Star Trek , Super 8 , and Star Trek Into Darkness . However, the departure of Abrams from Star Trek Beyond didn't stop Giacchino returning to the ...

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  3. Why J.J. Abrams Is Done Directing SequelsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 19 | Cinema Blend News

    With the exception of Super 8 , J.J. Abrams has spent the bulk of his career as a director basically continuing big screen universes. His feature debut saw him bring back Tom Cruise's Ethan Hunt for Mission: Impossible III ; he started a whole new franchise timeline with Star Trek and Star Trek Into Darkness ; and most recently he resurrected Star Wars with The Force Awakens .

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  4. Would J.J. Abrams Make An Indiana Jones Movie? Here's What He Tells UsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 14 | Cinema Blend News

    ... as a feature director), it's just about impossible to blame him for thinking this way. With the exception of 2011's Super 8 , every movie that Abrams has helmed has been based on an existing property, and even though he seems to be also done ...

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  5. Reeling it in: Pets have a lot of fun in their secret livesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 13 | Peninsula Clarion

    ... have the feel of films like "E.T." and "Poltergeist." J.J. Abrams is often blatant in his affection for Spielberg. "Super 8," though not very successful, was an homage to Abrams' hero. I recently watched a small indie film from director Jeff Nichols ...

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  6. You Can Go Home Again: Netflix's Wildly Entertaining "Stranger Things"Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 14 | Chicago Sun-Times

    ... ode to King and Spielberg, "Stranger Things" takes place in a small Indiana town in 1983. Like J.J. Abrams' " Super 8 ," it's the kind of property that gets a lot of mileage out of a group of kids on bicycles and wood paneling, along with the hit ...

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  7. Elle Fanning sports pink hair and baby blue bomber as she catches a ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 12 | Daily Mail

    ... One user wrote: 'Finally your hair is PINK, I've been waiting for this moment many years since I saw you in Super 8. Retro glam: The 18-year-old actress showed wore a retro sport print baby blue jacket, white t-shirt, Adidas shorts and white ...

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  8. Steven Spielberg + Stephen King = Stranger ThingsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 12 | The Stranger

    ... , in the vein of Close Encounters and E.T. This retooling of Spielberg tropes (which we also saw in J.J. Abrams' Super 8 and Jeff Nichols' Midnight Special ) actually seems somewhat oddly timed, considering that Steven Spielberg himself had an ...

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  9. Stranger ThingsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 12 | Slate Magazine

    ... moms, the force, Spielbergian camera angles, and a Tron -like title sequence. As with J.J. Abrams' ode to Spielberg, Super 8 , Stranger Things is extremely watchable and a little empty, a paean to the Duffer brothers' own youth masquerading as a ...

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  10. Netflix's Stranger Things ReviewRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 8 | IGN

    ... named Spielberg, Carpenter and Stephen King as primary influences and it shows in the final product. So yes, while Super 8 (which Spielberg himself produced for J.J. Abrams) already did a heavy 80s Spielberg homage in recent years (albeit mixed in ...

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  11. Searching for J.J. Abrams in his first 'Star Trek' movieRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 7 | Entertainment Weekly's PopWatch

    ... and a sevenquel. There was an original movie - curiously, it's the only Abrams film with a number in the title - but Super 8 is so explicit and yearning in its Spielberg homage that it's arguably more of a remake than his Trek s or his Mission or ...

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  12. Stranger Things Creators on Their Netflix Genre Mash UpRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 7 | IGN

    ... IT which we're huge fans of, Dan Simmons Summer of Night , that's similar in a lot of respects. And JJ Abrams did Super 8. There's not a ton of it but I just love it so much. We have a real soft spot for that. IGN: When it comes to casting these ...

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  13. Your Best Bets at OMSI's Sci-Fi Film FestRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 6 | The Pordland Mercury

    ... Live , Paul Verhoeven's RoboCop and Total Recall , the 1956 version of Invasion of the Body Snatchers , J.J. Abrams' Super 8 -alongside a couple that haven't aged as well, like David Lynch's yawn-inducing Dune and that '70s show that is Logan's Run ...

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  14. Teen star Elle Fanning on her wrong and winding road to HollywoodRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 4 | Evening Times

    ... in 2014's Maleficent, as well as weightier roles in drama Ginger & Rosa, Academy Award-nominated Babel, sci-fi movie Super 8 and as the titular screenwriter's eldest daughter in last year's Trumbo. Nothing she has worked on compares with the ...

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  15. Elle Fanning stars in The Neon DemonRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 30 | Warrington Guardian

    ... director Refn as the 18-year-old actor is much better known for playing a youngster in the likes of We Bought A Zoo, Super 8 and The Curious Case of Benjamin Button. It makes for some uncomfortable viewing as her character Jesse begins to be twisted ...

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  16. Nonchalantly narcissistic, 'The Neon Demon' dazzles, delicately dominatesRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 27 | Examiner.com

    ... understand the powerful cocktail that 'The Neon Demon' will provide as a complete work of art. Lead by Elle Fanning (Super 8, Maleficent) who takes on the role of Jesse with such an innocently commanding countenance, actually to the point viewers ...

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  17. Fucked up from the neck up: 'The Neon Demon' is real weirdRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 24, 2016 | Metro Times

    ... the Los Angeles modeling world where humans become visual playthings, tools of celluloid expression. Elle Fanning (Super 8) is Jesse, a naive 16-year-old whose first instruction is to lie about her age. As an assumed 19-year-old, she rises through ...

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  18. Packed with gore and broken taboos, Nicolas Winding Refn's The Neon ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 24, 2016 | Canada.com

    I liked the one that helped set Harrison Ford's character free in The Fugitive. And the one in Super 8 was exciting if a bit over the top.

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  19. Stranger Things' not new but still entertainsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 24, 2016 | The Columbian

    Winona Ryder as Joyce Byers, from left, Charlie Heaton as Jonathan Byers and Millie Brown as Eleven in the Netflix series "Stranger Things," which begins streaming July 15. Written and directed by filmmaking twins Matt and Ross Duffer , Netflix's beguiling yet imperfect eight-episode mystery series "Stranger Things" has a style and form that honors early 1980s moviedom - the same time period in which the show is set. A little like J.J. Abrams's "Super 8" in 2011, "Stranger Things" borrows here and there from "E.T.: The Extra-Terrestrial," "Poltergeist," the early "Halloween" flicks and the less successful adaptations of Stephen King's novels, among others, including a dash of the 1999 TV cult hit "Freaks and Geeks."

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  20. Throwback Thursday: four alien movies to watchRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 23, 2016 | Daily Texan

    ... J.J. Abrams' loving homage to Spielberg is a fantastic movie in its own right. A nostalgic throwback to the '80s, "Super 8" is a coming-of-age story that features an alien who terrorizes a small town. The main character is young Joe (Joel Courtney), ...

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