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The Deep, by Peter Benchley

Peter Benchley is the guy you have to thank for Jaws, which is considered one of the greatest horror movies of all time. He wrote the… 304 more words


On the Vancouver set of Peter Benchley's Creature with a shark that can walk

By Steve Newton

Back in 1997 I did a set-visit piece for Fangoria on the local filming of Peter Benchley’s Creature, a TV-movie based on the… 1,472 more words


Sex and the single shark

A few weeks ago, I picked up a used copy of the original hardcover edition of Peter Benchley’s Jaws. It caught my eye in part because of the iconic cover art, designed by the legendary… 1,004 more words


Retro Review--The Jaws Log, Carl Gottlieb's firsthand account of the making of the film

Review by C.J. Bunce

A feat of Carl Gottlieb’s contemporary, firsthand account of the making of the movie Jaws, called The Jaws Log, is that the author had not planned on writing the book during the production and yet his resulting work is a modern classic.  596 more words


JAWS (1975)

Review by Derrick Carter

Running Time: 2 hours 4 minutes

MPAA Rating: PG

Directed by: Steven Spielberg

Written by: Peter Benchley & Carl Gottlieb

(based on the novel JAWS by Peter Benchley) 872 more words


Just When You Thought It Was Safe To Go Back Into The Watermelon...


Yes. I realize that Shark Week was indeed last week. Do I care? Not really.

Last week, I held my third annual Shark Week Party complete with bloody chum-like cocktails, shark-shaped cookies, Goldfish, Sharknado 2, and of course, the Sharktermelon. 694 more words