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  1. Family affair as director's son takes on Planet of Apes roleRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 17 | Sunday Herald

    ... movie." New York-born Reeves, now 48, has been making films since he was a boy. When as a teenager he submitted his Super 8 efforts to a film festival in Los Angeles, two remarkable events followed. First, he met the young JJ Abrams, then just ...

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  2. 3rd Week of July 2014's Picks & Peeks with Rat Puppies, Devil's Island, Exploding Brainss & MoreRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 15 | Ain't It Cool News

    ... Vader. This is using the force to EXPLODE A FUCKING HEAD! Now here's an interesting thing, when I did my special SUPER 8 screening, JJ Abrams programmed SCANNERS to be one of the films playing with SUPER 8 so he's a fan but would Disney let him have ...

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  3. 'Earth to Echo': Found footage finds E.T.Read the original story

    Monday Jul 14 | Examiner.com

    ... "Earth to Echo" does a surprisingly good job capturing the spirit that J.J. Abrams tried so hard to recreate with "Super 8." But where "Super 8" felt artificial, "Earth to Echo" isn't afraid to make its characters cry, separate them, intimidate ...

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  4. Elle Fanning to Star in Neil Gaiman's 'How to Talk to Girls at Parties'Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 10 | Firstshowing.net

    ... revisionist fairytale Maleficent , but now she's heading into much more enticing territory. THR reports the star of Super 8 will lead How to Talk to Girls at Parties , an adaptation of a 2006 short story by Neil Gaiman , author of The Graveyard ...

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  5. Elle Fanning To Front Adaptation Of Neil Gaiman's How To Talk To Girls At PartiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 10 | Cinema Blend News

    ... actress, whose grace and vulnerability on screen is making her hotly sought. She stoles scenes in the monster movie Super 8 . She stood up to intense oddity in Twixt . In Ginger & Rosa , she revealed her dramatic chops, and proved she could shoulder ...

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  6. Matt Reeves was 'Planet of the Apes' fan long before directing 'Dawn'Read the original story

    Thursday Jul 10 | Los Angeles Times

    ... of "Alias" and "Lost," and director of the new "Star Trek" reboots and the upcoming "Star Wars" sequel (and who in "Super 8" even made a nostalgic ode to his childhood pursuits with Reeves). In the years since the two teamed up to create the 1990s ...

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  7. Elle Fanning to Lead Film Adaptation of Neil Gaiman's How to Talk to Girls at PartiesRead the original story

    Wednesday Jul 9 | BroadwayWorld.com

    ... he Boxtrolls and Mary Shelley. Among her past film credits are Low Down, Young Ones, Ginger & Rosa, We Bought a Zoo, Super 8, Phoebe in Wonderland, The Curious Case of Benjamin Button, Babel and more.

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  8. Elle Fanning to Headline How to Talk to Girls at PartiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 9 | ComingSoon.net

    Maleficent and Super 8 star Elle Fanning has taken a leading role in a big screen adaptation of Neil Gaiman's short story, How to Talk to Girls at Parties .

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  9. Elle Fanning to Star in Neil Gaiman Adaptation 'How to Talk to...Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 9 | Hollywood Reporter

    ... Book at Disney while FreemantleMedia is developing American Gods for Starz. Fanning, whose other credits include Super 8 and The Curious Case of Benjamin Button, is repped by WME, Echo Lake Management and Hansen Jacobson. Maleficent , in which she ...

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  10. 'Earth to Echo' is a cheap imitation of much better moviesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 2 | Examiner.com

    ... every Spielberg movie along the way. What do you get when you combine "Goonies", "E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial", and "Super 8" but leave out the heart, brains, and imagination. Sadly, you get " Earth to Echo ", a nonsensical kiddie flick that proves ...

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  11. Matt Reeves' Directorial Debut Was a 'Planet of the Apes'/'Star Wars' Mash-Up [Trivia]Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 9 | /film

    ... franchises, I don't think we would have believed it. I would have been like what? I mean, I already was making a Super 8. But it's a little different making it, you know, in mo-cap and all of that stuff. Yes, very different. And I did a search and ...

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  12. Matt Reeves: Dawn of the Luckiest Fan on the PlanetRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 9 | Film School Rejects

    ... "We'd call each other on the phone and say, 'Let's go play apes!' We would act out Planet of the Apes . I made a Super 8 movie with the title ' Galactic Battles '." Quite the title for a film starring aliens wearing ape masks. That Super 8 film ...

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  13. Watch 'Mr. Petrified Forrest,' the Debut Film By...Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 7 | Film School Rejects

    ... technically the short start of Reeves, who met Abrams ten years earlier when they both, as teenagers, entered a Super 8 film festival held at L.A.'s Nuart Theater. That 28-minute thriller from 1981 is called Stiletto , and sadly I'm pretty sure that ...

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  14. 6/29: In - Earth to Echo,' boys will be boysRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jun 28 | Boston.com

    ... up the same kid-centric, kid-driven adventure spirit of "E.T." and its ilk. But with the exception of J.J. Abrams's "Super 8," which dipped its Cup of Nostalgia heavily into the same Spielbergian waters three summers ago, these sorts of films don't ...

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  15. 'Earth to Echo' is this summer's throwback kid adventureRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 3 | Christian Science Monitor

    ... adventure movies like Explorers and The Goonies . In some ways, Earth to Echo looks like J.J. Abrams ' '80s homage Super 8 - only with a cuter alien, a more family-friendly ton, and not quite as many lens flares. (Sorry, a lens flare reference is ...

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  16. 'Earth to Echo' is a cheap imitation of much better moviesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 2 | Examiner.com

    ... every Spielberg movie along the way. What do you get when you combine "Goonies", "E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial", and "Super 8" but leave out the heart, brains, and imagination. Sadly, you get " Earth to Echo ", a nonsensical kiddie flick that proves ...

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  17. a Earth to Echoa channels 1982 classic a E.T.aRead the original story

    Wednesday Jul 2 | The Advocate

    ... action sequences and plot and characters that parallel 2011's much better sci-fi adventure featuring kids, "Super 8." The story and the cast in the latter film - retroactively set in 1979, written and directed by J.J. Abrams ("Star Trek Into ...

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  18. Family-friendly aliens in Earth to EchoRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 2 | Independent Weekly

    A few guys can make it work. J.J. Abrams did it a few years back with Super 8. But it's usually a bad idea.

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  19. Earth to Echo: An E.T. for the smartphone kidRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 2 | Chicago Reader

    ... as an inept knockoff of Steven Spielberg's E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial (1982) and J.J. Abrams's Spielberg pastiche Super 8 (2011). If the movie is a waste, at least it's an instructive one, signaling just how offensive children's entertainment might ...

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  20. Movie Review: Eighties era film memories echo throughout 'Earth'Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 1 | Examiner.com

    ... the first time someone borrowed from Spielberg. J.J. Abrams played nearly every Spielbergian note to perfection in Super 8 several years back. But Gayden and first-time director Dave Green don't possess Spielberg's cred - yet. However, Earth to Echo ...

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