Devin Faraci

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    June 8, 2011

    Comment of the day: A personal connection makes it last

    ​Nothing like a little smattering of nostalgia to soften up the critics, and J.J. Abrams lays it on thick in Super 8, his pitch-perfect paean to Steven Spielberg and growing up in the late '70s and early '80s. But sentiment doesn't have to be a weak critical reaction, as Tim Davids notes in hi ... More >>

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    June 7, 2011

    Super 8: The critical take in defense of nostalgia

    ​Browsing through the reviews of Super 8, it seems like a lot of fans and critics are giving the film -- a pastiche of late '70s/early '80s Spielberg -- a soft critical pass based on their nostalgic reactions to the time period in which it's set and their love of the films it homages (sorry gu ... More >>