The Secret of ‘Super 8′: Early Reviews and Impressions

From Screen Rant:

In one of the more self-reflexive turn of events in the film, Elle Fanning’s character Alice stuns her friends with her talent when they are shooting The Case, just as Fanning herself shines in Super 8. First time actor Joel Courtney is as natural as he is effective, a true find, he is impossible not to fall in love with – at least a little bit. His is an incredible piece of casting magic.

Joel Courtney