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J.J. Abrams: “Sometimes Mystery is More Important than Knowledge”

posted by Nell Minow

At Ted Talks, J.J. Abrams spoke about his lifelong love of mystery because of its “infinite possibility and a sense of potential” and how that passion influences his creation of stories like Lost and the upcoming movie “Cloverfield.”

And here is the first trailer for “Cloverfield,” a sublime example of a Mystery Box:



  • Linda

    Thanks so much for that Abrams link. I saw him speak in New York, the night before MI:III opened. He was a fantastic and generous story teller about his art and life. Cool guy with a lot to offer, can’t wait to see Cloverfield!

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