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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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
The Last Embrace (1979) is one of those movies you mention to people — “a Hitchcock kinda thing directed by Jonathan Demme where Roy Scheider’s a government agent who’s really paranoid about someone being after him and it ends at Niagara Falls” — and they look at you like you’re nuts. 36 more words