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Tuesday, June 7, 2011

See Super 8 for Free at the Castro Wednesday Night With This Secret Word

Posted By on Tue, Jun 7, 2011 at 5:08 PM

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San Francisco, this Wednesday night at 10 p.m. is your chance to be the first to see the new J.J. Abrams-directed (and Spielberg-produced) science-fiction adventure about movie cameras, '80s nostalgia, missing puppies, and alien visitors or something. (Wired is sponsoring. Thanks, Wired!)

Critics are toasting the film, bloggers are debating whether it's geek-bait or something more, and we're just flat-out eager to be sitting beneath the Castro's glorious big screen, where for two hours we'll most likely be the embodiments of these famous filmmakers' most reliable habits: people who gaze upward and gape, as Spielberg heroes tend to do, at things that start off awesome but over the long haul disappoint, like Abrams' Alias, Cloverfield, and Lost all did. (We hope his Alcatraz won't.)

To score your free tix, you need to visit a special site and enter a special secret code word:

Click here, and enter this pass:

MINT

Yes, "MINT."

As in spearmint, guvmint, or, no, really, from season one they totally mint to wrap up the ass-kicking island mystery with Hurley gardening a golden tunnel of love.

Also: Screening is free!

For more events in San Francisco this week and beyond, check out our calendar section.

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