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Jaws (1975) - Updated

Alfred Hitchcock once was quoted as saying in typical Hitchcockian fashion, “There is no terror in the bang, only in the anticipation of it.” A young Steven Spielberg channeled this type of sentiment when he directed the smash hit and archetypal summer blockbuster Jaws in 1975. 626 more words

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You're, not we're.

Guys, I wanna talk about something really serious.

Every time one of you quotes JAWS saying, “We’re gonna need a bigger boat,” the entire deceased cast of the film pirouette in their graves. 30 more words

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Review: The French Connection (1971)

This past weekend I was once again privileged to be invited to see a film on 16mm, and this time it was Willam Friedkin‘s… 464 more words

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Jaws (USA, 1975)

Directed by: Steven Spielberg. Before you ask, yes this was my first time actually seeing Jaws, and yes I’m embarrassed by that fact. I mean, in this culture, … 1,099 more words

Goodbye Captain Quint.

Saturday.  Sitting, getting some work done, some blogging.  Jaws is on.  Just saw Captain Quint get eaten.

For a mechanical shark, that was a skeery scene.  30 more words

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Jaws quick movie review

What can one say about Jaws?  It’s the first summer blockbuster.  It basically created the film industry as we know it today and is a legend in its own right.   330 more words

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