Another "Super 8" Tease Increases Hype, Buzz for Made in WV Film

by Tony Rutherford , HNN Entertainment Editor
Another "Super 8" Tease Increases Hype, Buzz for Made in WV Film

Director J.J. Abrams apparently enjoys laying out “clues” to tempt the movie going audience. Using an occasional gimmick to build interest in a film falls back to an era when quirky exploitation gimmicks (vomit bags for “Mark of the Devil,” or “no one admitted in the last 30 minutes,” for example) piqued curiosity in movie releases.

After an assemblage of two clips in NYC, the director had some filmstrips mailed to entertainment mags, including “Entertainment Weekly.”

Inside the box with a 70s postmark a filmstrip.

If you follow the link below and turn on the projector, you can see a couple clips (like 2 or 3 seconds each) from “Super 8,” which was shot in Weirton, WV last fall.

http://www.super8-movie.com/editingroom.html
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