Confused about what Super 8 is exactly about? Consider yourself in the same boat as many of the rest of us. Luckily MTV has compiled a Cliff Notes introduction to the film. Super 8 101 if you will. Prepare to get your education on about Super 8. It's been a long and tedious journey that began with a trailer that ran prior to "Star Trek." It was rumored to be everything from a Cloverfield sequel to a Godzilla re-vamp, but neither of these turned out to be true.
Let's begin by looking at the Explosion. In the teaser trailer, we see a fiery explosion and what appears to be a flock of children producing a home-made movie. There also appears to be a mysterious creature.
It was after this trailer that Abrams began filming and hiring Elle Fanning and…
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