THRILLER Movie Scene of the Day: You're Gonna Need a Bigger Boat. From JAWS (1975)

The crew gets their first face-to-face look at the massive shark.

Based on Peter Benchley’s best-selling novel, Steven Spielberg’s 1975 shark saga set the standard for the New Hollywood popcorn blockbuster while frightening millions of moviegoers out of the water. 204 more words

Screening: Jaws (1975).

Directed by Steven Spielberg
Screenplay by Peter Benchley and Carl Gottlieb
Based on the novel by Peter Benchley
Director of Photography: Bill Butler
Film Editor: Verna Fields… 149 more words


Film Ramblings: JAWS(1975) The Greatest Drinking Blockbuster of All Time (Part2)

The first part of this bucket of chopped up bait fish is here

Alcohol has given me a few nights when my memory is about as clear as a windshield covered with the splattered remains of a plague of locust. 1,445 more words


47 Movie Blogs #30 – Questionable Casting Decisions

I feel like this is a topic I’m not very good at writing. Certainly, there are lots of things I’ve complained about in a lot of films, but usually if it’s not very good, I’m finding problems in the writing and directing more than in the performances.  1,088 more words


An Amazing Discovery 49 Years Later

(Authors Images)

In mid-March of this year, the collector car world was shocked at the news that one of the two 1968 Mustang GT Highland Green Fastbacks used in the filming of the 1968 Steve McQueen movie… 383 more words

Jaws (1975)

This film has been a favourite since I first saw it in my early teens. I love the characters, the story and the locations. John Williams chilling score greatly adds to the film. 1,277 more words

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The Return of "The Novel Idea"

Ok. You might have figured it out by now but when I’m out hunting for VHS tapes, DVD’s and other odd bits of movie paraphernalia, I like to snap pics of movie novel tie ins from years past. 203 more words