Super 8 Clip No. 4

Another day, another “Super 8” clip. This is the fourth clip in the movie’s train derailment sequence. Basically, J.J. Abrams and company have squeezed out four clips from what is essentially a two-minute long sequence from their movie. Bravo, sirs, bravo.

Set in Ohio in 1979, a troupe of six youngsters are using a Super 8 camera to make their own zombie movie. One fateful night, their project takes them to a lonely stretch of rural railroad tracks and, as the camera rolls, calamity strikes – a truck collides with an oncoming locomotive and a hellacious derailment fills the night with screaming metal and raining fire. Then something emerges from the wreckage, something decidedly inhuman.

Starring Kyle Chandler, Elle Fanning, Ron Eldard, Noah Emmerich, Gabriel Basso, Joel Courtney, Riley Griffiths, Ryan Lee, Zach Mills, and AJ Michalka.

Fleeing June 10, 2011.

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