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JJ Abrams' "Lens Flare: The Movie" Trailer

Posted: June 22nd, 2011 by WorstPreviews.com Staff
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After "Star Trek" and "Super 8," the guys at Boy Genius Comedy noticed that director JJ Abrams uses lots of lens flare in his movies. In fact, the effect has become his trademark.

As a result, they decided to spoof Abrams by making a trailer for "Lens Flare: The Movie," which is basically 42 seconds of lights blinding the main characters.

Check out "Lens Flare: The Movie" below in addition to a "Star Trek" featurette that shows Abrams creating the effect, despite the fact that studios have spent million on technology to remove it from their movies.

Lens Flare: The Movie:


"Star Trek" Featurette:


Source: YouTube


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coolguy writes:
on June 22nd, 2011 at 3:17:14 AM

lol never noticed until reading this article.

thinking back now, he really does like to use lens flare lol
Damon242 writes:
on June 22nd, 2011 at 3:47:04 AM

It's become his trademark after appearing in two of his three films? Really?
masht7 writes:
on June 22nd, 2011 at 4:12:39 AM

I never saw any Lens Flare in 'MI:3'. 'Star Trek' had flares in every single scene. I haven't seen 'Super 8' yet.
yeLLowfLaSh writes:
on June 22nd, 2011 at 4:57:13 AM

Super 8 has more blue lens flare than all the lens flare in star trek.
Cinemaisdead writes:
on June 22nd, 2011 at 5:29:29 AM

Lens flare is Kurosawa's trademark get your own JJ!
Big_Daddy writes:
on June 22nd, 2011 at 8:19:25 AM

I really want to see Lens Flare the movie
BadChadB33 writes:
on June 22nd, 2011 at 8:38:41 AM

Big-Lol
This could be the movie of the summer.
boogiel writes:
on June 22nd, 2011 at 8:40:17 AM

Now that's new. Instead of 3D glasses, people will use sunglasses to watch his movie.
SACdaddy writes:
on June 22nd, 2011 at 9:21:40 AM

Somewhere John Carpenter is filing a lawsuit for trademark infringement. Nobody has used lens flares more than him over the last 40 years.
Big_Daddy writes:
on June 22nd, 2011 at 9:43:07 AM

"I Cant see a god damn thing"

Ha! that's funny sh*t
KindredMac writes:
on June 22nd, 2011 at 10:00:25 AM

It's all over Fringe as well. It's really amusing when you notice it.
Bunny X writes:
on June 22nd, 2011 at 10:18:15 AM

LMAO @ "his trademark" really??
But I will say this, I do like those little aspects that make a certain director's work recognizable. Like John Woo's stuff, you can tell. You can certainly tell a Spielberg film.
It's like Hip Hop producers as well. You can tell a DJ Premier track, or a Dr. Dre track or Neptunes. Their sound is so unique and they put their own musical flares on it.
Cinemaisdead writes:
on June 22nd, 2011 at 10:25:01 AM

Michael Bay's trademarks are explosions and sexism.
Bob82 writes:
on June 22nd, 2011 at 10:51:14 AM

I remember loving the lense flares in "Star Trek".
BadChadB33 writes:
on June 22nd, 2011 at 12:34:59 PM

you might like this.
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WbJ-y6BWfUc
minkowski writes:
on June 22nd, 2011 at 1:08:24 PM

Lens flares, the hallmark of an amateur anything.

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