Jaws: The Quint-Essential Sea Adventure

The movie: Jaws

The guest: The creators of Retro-mania at the Hyland Cinema, Jeremy Hobbs and Victor Liorentas

Among the topics we get into:

  • Victor’s Frankensteined-together 35mm IB technicolor print of the movie…
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Jaws (1975) Classic Movie Review

The original blockbuster. The movie that made everyone in the 70s afraid of going in the water, and rightfully so. At this point, Jaws is still the definitive shark movie, which contains surprisingly little shark. 994 more words

Steven Spielberg

Jaws (1975)

“Too many jump scares.”

This from a young fellow named Michael who happened to be sitting next to me at my local Apollo Cinema for a recent theatrical showing of a film I have been known to reference as my favorite film at times. 1,038 more words

Daily Take

Shake the Scene: Sorcerer

Sorcerer (1977)

The Scene: The Bridge

Why I Love This Scene: I’ve expressed my love for director William Friedkin before about To Live and Die in LA… 469 more words

Shake The Scene

The French Connection, French Connection II, The Connection. Plus To Catch A Thief

Movies watched:  The French Connection  (home – 104 minutes), French Connection II (home – 119 minutes), The Connection (home – 135 minutes), To Catch A Thief  885 more words

Top Ten Shark Movies

In honor of The Shallows (2016), here’s ten of the best shark movies out there today.  All of them have sharks trying to eat people.  Some of them even have sharks jumping out of the water trying to get a snack.   1,262 more words


Jaws (1975)

When a killer shark stakes a claim upon the waters around Amity Island, the local sheriff enlists the help of a grizzled shark hunter and a marine biologist to catch it before further loss of life. 196 more words