WBEZ | Super 8 http://www.wbez.org/tags/super-8 Latest from WBEZ Chicago Public Radio en Old school-meets-new school in the sci-fi film, 'Super 8' http://www.wbez.org/episode-segments/2011-06-10/old-school-meets-new-school-new-sci-fi-film-super-8-87683 <img typeof="foaf:Image" src="http://llnw.wbez.org/segment/photo/2011-June/2011-06-10/film pics--Super 8 - courtesy of Paramount Pictures.jpg" alt="" /><p><p>A couple of sci-fi forces have come together for extra-terrestrial film events. <a href="http://www.super8-movie.com/" target="_blank"><em>Super 8</em></a> joins the summer movie line-up on Friday, June 10. The film is written and directed by J.J. Abrams, the brains behind TV’s <em>Lost</em> and the re-boot of the <em>Star Trek </em>franchise, and is produced by Steven Spielberg. That old and new school pairing informs <em>Super 8’s</em> look and feel, which references different eras of movie making.<br> <br> To hear more about the film, host Alison Cuddy was joined by Hank Sartin, a senior editor at <a href="http://timeoutchicago.com/" target="_blank"><em>TimeOut </em>Chicago</a><span style="font-style: italic;">.</span><br> <br> <em>Super 8</em> opens on Friday, June 10, at theaters and IMAX.</p><p>Sartin and Cuddy also reviewed<em> The Trip</em> which opens June 17 at <a href="http://www.landmarktheatres.com/market/chicago/chicago_frameset.htm" target="_blank">Landmark’s Century Cinema</a> in Chicago, and <a href="http://www.landmarktheatres.com/market/Chicago/Landmark%27sRenaissancePlaceCinema.htm" target="_blank">Renaissance Cinema</a> in Highland Park.</p><p><em>Music Button: Kate Simko, "The Creative Part," from the release We'll Never Stop Living This Way (Ghostly International)</em></p></p> Fri, 10 Jun 2011 13:47:00 -0500 http://www.wbez.org/episode-segments/2011-06-10/old-school-meets-new-school-new-sci-fi-film-super-8-87683