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  • SUPER 8 | Blu-ray/DVD Giveaway

    By | November 20, 2011

    Smells Like Screen Spirit and Paramount Home Entertainment have teamed up to celebrate the release of SUPER 8 on Blu-ray/DVD.

    How are we celebrating you ask?

    Well, three of our lucky readers will win a copy of SUPER 8 on Blu-ray/DVD!

    Starring: Elle Fanning, Kyle Chandler, Joel Courtney, and Gabriel Basso
    Writer/Director: J.J. Abrams
    Producer: Steven Spielberg
    Rating: PG-13

    Synopsis: In the summer of 1979, a group of friends in a small Ohio town set out to make a zombie movie. While shooting their Super 8 film, they witness a catastrophic train crash and, after barely escaping themselves, they soon discover that it was not an accident. Shortly after, unusual disappearances and inexplicable events begin to take place in town and local Deputy Jack Lamb (Kyle Chandler) tries to uncover the truth – something more tarrying than any of them could have imagined.

    SUPER 8 will be released on Blu-ray/DVD/Digital Copy Combo & DVD on Tuesday, November 22nd, 2011. For the latest info and and other goodies, be sure to follow @Super8movie on Twitter.

    For your chance to win, provide the correct answer to our SUPER 8 *trivia question in comment below. Winners will be picked at random this Thanksgiving week. Good luck!

    *Writer/Director J.J. Abrams named the setting of SUPER 8, Lillian, Ohio, after whom?

    Topics: Contests, News | 39 Comments »

    • Christx95

      His Grandmother!

    • Chris Fuller

      His Grandmother.

    • Garl Tharp

      after his grandmother

    • Matt

      His grandmother!

    • Matt

      Interestingly enough he payed homage not only to his grandmother by naming the town Lillian, but also to his grandfather by naming the gas station in the movie “Kelvin Gasoline.”

    • Bernice

      His grandmother

    • Latinowapo

      His Grandma

    • Bradley James Smith

      His Grandmother

    • Mando_lozano


    • Tyler mcphail


    • Augustmoon

      The setting of SUPER 8, Lillian, Ohio, was named for Abrams’ grandmother.

    • Cvrea74


    • Craig Keenan

      The town was named in honor of his Grandmother (AWWWWW WHAT A GOOD BOY)

    • Xiphoid76

      Grandmother :)

    • P C

      the fictional Ohio town of Lillian -named for J.J. Abrams’ grandmother

    • Chris Ford

      He named it after his Grandmother.

    • Ronald Oliver

      J.J. Abrams named the setting of SUPER 8, Lillian, Ohio after his Grandmother. :-)

    • Goolison

      his grandma

    • Betty Goon

      His grandmother

    • Jeff272


    • Xmadroxidex

      His grandmother

    • Gbelk08

      His Grandmother

    • Stephen Cross

      His Grandmother!

    • Meghan Saucedo

      His grandmother

    • Spaceheartl4

      His grandmother

    • Richard Morales

      Writer/Director J.J. Abrams named the setting of SUPER 8, Lillian, Ohio, after his grandmother.

    • Aguilera

      Grandmother?! That is the final answer!

    • Anonymous


    • Fernando Perez

      his grandmother

    • JUNIOR

      Lillian is his grandmothers name

    • Txag95

      Abrams named the steel town setting of his movie after his grandmother.

    • fern92

      His grandmother.

    • Stephen Nettles

      His Grandma. Super 8 = The BEST movie of 2011. BAR NONE!!

    • Zac Markley

      His grandmother, Lillian. It certainly was a spectacular film!

    • John

      His grandmother Lillian.

    • Anita

      His grandmother.

    • Anonymous

      His grandma

    • Suzanne H

      After his grandmother.

    • Blackcatsoda

      After his Grandmother…who won?