Archana Ram
June 05, 2011 AT 12:00 PM EDT

Actor Riley Griffiths asks that very question in Super 8, and it’s exactly what we’ve been thinking about since J.J. Abrams announced plans for the secrecy-shrouded film. Small town. Kids. Monster-type thing. That’s all we really knew about the film, starring Elle Fanning and Friday Night Lights‘ Kyle Chandler. But now MTV has released a clip for the film, due out in theaters next Friday, and know we know…not a lot…still. But what we did see was that a mysterious creature wreaks havoc on an Ohio town, and it’s through the eyes of the kids and seemingly evil government that we see the story unfold. Check out the clip after the jump:

Do you guys like what you see? Is the secrecy exciting or overkill?

Photo: Francois Duhamel

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