Show! Don’t Tell

— On Why The First Few Minutes of J. J. Abrams’ “Super 8” Is By Far The Best Part of The Movie.

Simon Lund Larsen
Jul 26, 2016 · 5 min read
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First impressions last

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The first 1.5 page of the screenplay for “Super 8” (2011)

Problems with the story

Connecting the dots



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