This New Super 8 Camera Captures Nostalgia In a Flash

Super 8 broke onto the scene as an entry-level option for every backyard filmmaker of the 1960s and 70s. However, it soon fell into film format purgatory when digital film spread throughout both the professional and amateur market as a more dominant preference. And after a long hibernation, it might be making a… » 8/01/14 6:13pm 8/01/14 6:13pm

The Analog Gorgeousness of Papercraft Cameras

They may not actually "work" like that folded Leica but these papercraft reproductions of SLR's, Super8's, and Roliflexes are unique in that they're themselves constructed from analog technologies. Artist Jennifer Collier has stitched and bonded them together from maps, love letters, newspapers and other material… » 11/08/11 3:40am 11/08/11 3:40am

Is Howard Stern Responsible For Pirated Super 8 Release?

As many of you know, it's not uncommon for recent cinema releases to show up on torrent sites. What's unusual here is that the watermark of the high-quality torrent Super 8 appears to point the finger at one Howard Stern. » 8/08/11 4:30am 8/08/11 4:30am

Super 8 doesn't live up to the hype, but that's OK

Super 8 is one of the only original science fiction movies this summer, and it's the brainchild of "sense of wonder" twins Steven Spielberg and JJ Abrams. So yeah, there's been a lot of hype about this flick. And no, it's not entirely deserved. But that doesn't mean it isn't a likable, exciting movie. » 6/11/11 2:02pm 6/11/11 2:02pm

The Gawker Guide to Summer Movies

Finally, with the arrival of Memorial Day, can we celebrate the start of the summer season. Forget going to the beach or playing frisbee or other outdoor activities. Summer means big, loud, banging movies! Let's take a look at this year's offerings.
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Turn Your iPhone into a Super 8 Video Camera

There are already a ton o' vintage camera apps for your iPhone but this Super 8 app (which ties in to the J.J. Abrams movie of the same name) is as full featured and fun and free as they come. » 5/09/11 7:18pm 5/09/11 7:18pm

Super 8 Projectors Are Back...With LEDs!

In an era of DLPs, it is easy to forget the glory days of super 8s. To be honest, that is probably a good thing if you had relatives that made a lot of home movies or teachers that liked to show boring ass educational videos while they sipped on "coffee" in the back of the room. However, the retro enthusiast will be… » 3/14/08 3:30pm 3/14/08 3:30pm