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The Ryan Reynolds' starrer Green Lantern knocked JJ Abrams’ Super 8 out of the top spot this week, grossing $52.7 million on its opening weekend. However, Super 8 didn’t go too far down, taking the number two spot with $21.
The score is cheesy, the plot progresses through clunky exposition, and the characters are simplistic, but good luck trying not to tear up at the last scene. Director/writer JJ Abrams and producer/mentor Steven Spielberg’s Super 8 lacks the sophistication of the post-millennial sci-fi genre, but more than makes up for it with the wicked combination of unreal special effects and expertly delivered sentimentality.
J.J. Abrams’ sci-fi thriller Super 8 topped the box office on its first weekend, making $37 million. It knocked X-Men: First Class out of first place, although the James McAvoy, Michael Fassbender movie still grossed $25 million in second place.
One of summer’s most buzzed about films, Super 8, is to be released today, but director J.J. Abrams’s biggest hit this year may be yet to come. Abrams’s next television series will air this fall on CBS and will star Lost villain Michael Emerson alongside Jim Caviezel.
There has been rampant speculation about the new J.J. Abrams' directed film, Super 8, set to hit theaters this weekend. Much like Abrams' last big-screen thriller, Cloverfield, people are dying to find out who, or what, the central monster in the film is.