Wild Wild West

Last November, when the first trailer for “Cowboys & Aliens” was released, there was a collective gasp of “wait, what?” among audiences across the country. All that could be deciphered from those remarkably ambiguous two minutes was that, as the title would suggest, there would be both cowboys and aliens,
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“Super 8” brims with hackneyed plot lines and cliches

After much viral hype and speculation, the J.J. Abrams and Steven Spielberg alien epic “Super 8” has now landed in theaters. With a similar setup that Abrams used in “Cloverfield,” the film depicts a mystery-shrouded, violent alien and its encounters with Earth’s inhabitants. The story centers around a group of
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