The original Super 8 camera inspires nostalgia in every graying beardo with aspirations to make a film. The format was introduced back in 1965, and before VHS camcorders killed it in the 80s, it was the film stock of choice for budding filmmakers and family life chroniclers. A new Super 8 camera released 30-some years…
Last year, one of the coolest things we saw at CES was a mock-up of Kodak’s digital Super 8 camera that recorded to actual Super 8 film. We were supposed to get more details in the spring, and the camera was supposed to come out in the fall. And then the fall came and went and we heard nothing.
Screw 360-degree film cameras on drones or Vines on 16-megapixel smartphones. Kodak’s going old school with these little beauties. The design is inspired by the Super 8 fad from half a century ago, and these new cameras that shoot film on, well, actual film.
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…
Everyday, we sift through all the crazy rumors and speculation to bring you the morning's spoilers. In the past year, we've found some gems of real information...as well as some truly magnificent loads of nonsense. Here are the year's best. Warning: Some of these things are still spoilers!
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…
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.
Play this trailer for Shark Night 3-D on top volume. At about 0:57, put your ear next to your PC speaker for about a minute. Congratulations! You are now deaf in one ear! (Note: Don't really do that.)
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.
Neil Blomkamp adds another awesome actor to Elysium. How big a role does David Tennant have in Fright Night? Plus we may now know precisely when the second half of Doctor Who's current season will air.
Could this Dharma Initiative-flavored video be the greatest piece of viral marketing J.J. Abrams has ever created? Either way, it reveals the secrets at the heart of his new film, Super 8. Beware: Major spoilers!
Anne Hathaway is taking her fights for The Dark Knight Rises just a little too seriously. John Barrowman discusses a Doctor Who return. What's going on with Zombieland 2? Plus awesome new posters for Harry Potter, Conan, and Super 8!
A white Rubik's cube? Square snow flakes? Some sort of stress ball? Not quite. The answer is a spoilerishly interesting theory for the upcoming movie Super 8.
Could Terminator 5 still forge ahead, even without Arnold Schwarzenegger? Sam Worthington declares war on outer space, while Big Man Japan comes to America. Plus a Dark Knight Rises set photo, more on a Green Lantern cameo, and more!
We chatted with J.J. Abrams about Super 8, his monster action homage to Steven Spielberg's friendly alien films like E.T. and Close Encounters. He talked about recreating 1979, the challenges of making a movie about kids, and why his alien is kind of a bastard.
A major figure from the Green Lantern comics makes a cameo in the first movie. And the actor suggests that his role could lead to much bigger things in the sequels. Could this be the start of something?
Will The Hunger Games's drunken trainer be more lovable in the movie version? Tim Burton discusses the tone of Dark Shadows, while Bryan Singer explains what performance capture means for Jack the Giant Killer. Plus another Torchwood: Miracle Day promo!
What's the secret at the heart of J.J. Abrams' Super 8? The studio just released some high-res photos from the film, which look cool — but also provide some hints.