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It Was Forty Years Ago Today; This Scary Film Started with a "J"

There’s a 40th anniversary rerelease of “Jaws” (which I think is strange timing now that I heard there have been recent shark attacks in North Carolina). 310 more words


Retro review--Peter Benchley's Jaws doesn't hold up 41 years later

Reviewed by C.J. Bunce

For the Fourth of July that is arriving on the heels of the fortieth anniversary of the premiere of the blockbuster movie… 793 more words

Comics & Books

Less Celebrated Lines from Jaws

We just finished our first of two screenings for Father’s Day.

The time while people filed in was filled with a few trivia cards. Come on, you gotta find something a little harder than this. 1,357 more words

Happy 40th Anniversary!!

Forty years ago today, the foundation was laid for the summer blockbuster movie.  Universal Studios released Jaws in a little more than 400 theaters on June 20, 1975 and quickly became the highest grossing movie ever at that time. 454 more words



When an enormous great white shark starts to make victims out of swimmers at a local beach, the chief of police, a marine scientist, and a veteran fisherman set out to kill the beast. 381 more words

Horror Weekly

10 Ways 'Jaws' Changed Movies Forever

As we’ve mentioned, this weekend marks the 40th anniversary of the release of Jaws, Steven Spielberg’s masterful adaptation of Peter Benchley’s bestseller. By this date, the conventional wisdom that… 2,158 more words