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DVD@home for Aug. 26: Blended, The Love Punch, Welcome Back Kotter

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Marquee and cheese

Blended (2 stars out of 5) — From moment this movie begins with a bad blind date at Hooters, you know this romantic comedy starring Drew Barrymore and Adam Sandler is going to feel entirely contrived. 637 more words

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Jaws (1975)

A series of bizarre deaths plagues a small community. Local officials, unable to deal with an emergency of this magnitude call in the pros from Dover. 1,127 more words

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MEMORABLE MOVIE QUOTES: JAWS 2 (1978)

MEMORABLE MOVIE QUOTES:  JAWS 2 (1978)

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Michael Arruda

Welcome to another edition of MEMORABLE MOVIE QUOTES, that column where we look at memorable quotes from some pretty neat movies. 1,239 more words

Steven Spielberg Blogathon: Directing Actors

Steven Spielberg is rightly credited with being the most effective visualizer of stories working in the last forty years. He took a liability like a non-functioning mechanical shark and managed to create an extremely visceral film out of it. 1,601 more words

Films

Jaws (1975): Terror and Politics in a Tourist Town

Steven Spielberg’s “Jaws” is a beloved classic for a reason. It is also a film that I had not seen until quite recently. This actually applies to a lot of Spielberg’s work, so one of these weeks I will be doing a Steven Spielberg week since his style, for better and for worse, it so distinct. 950 more words

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SciFridays: "Jaws 2" (1978)

Baddie – Teenagers, they’re just too tempting.

Lesson – If you’re a teenager in Amity, you probably shouldn’t swim. Ever.

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Jaws 2 (1978) Film Review by Gareth Rhodes

Jaws 2 (1978) Directed by Jeannot Szwarc. With Roy Scheider, Lorraine Gary, Murray Hamilton.

Released three years after Steven Spielberg’s seminal shark thriller, Jaws, this sequel directed by Frenchman Jeannot Szwarc, retains the suspenseful, satisfyingly B-movie feel of the first film, but with not quite the same amount of wit, in terms of character. 400 more words

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