Movie theaters are constantly trying to come up with new tricks to make the theatrical experience special again. The screens keep getting bigger, the sound keeps getting louder, and the dimensions keep getting dimensionier (we’re up to 4D!). Pretty soon theaters will have to integrate some kind of live experience as well, and when they do, we hope they take… Continue reading 'Jaws: Live!' Promises It's Gonna Need a Bigger Stage
On Saturday June 20, Steven Spielberg’s Jaws — well regarded as the film that helped give birth to the Summer Blockbuster Season — will turn 40 years old. So Happy Birthday, Jaws!
A couple of years back we dedicated an entire week to the iconic shark movie, with several stories about the film, how it was made, and the wild merchandising frenzy… Continue reading 10 Ways To Geek Out on Steven Spielberg's 'Jaws' Right Now
If this summer’s blockbusters aren’t enough for you, perhaps you’d like to revisit some big classics returning to the big screen this season, whether for an anniversary or in anticipation of its latest sequel. Mark your calendars to catch the following favorites as they were meant to be seen:
Celebrating the 40th anniversary of its release back on June 20… Continue reading Find Out How to See 'Jaws' and 'The Terminator' On the Big Screen This Summer
As Shark Week begins Sunday, Aug. 10, so does viewers’ amazement at the titles of Discovery’s new specials. “We have brainstorm meetings for titles on every show, and I’m telling you, when a brainstorm meeting on the next car show comes up, you go to a conference room and there’s like four people in it,” Michael Sorensen, VP of development and production for the channel, says. “Anytime we have a Shark Week brainstorm for… Continue reading Shark Week: How Discovery chooses titles like ‘Air Jaws: Fin of Fury’
Discovery’s 27th Annual Shark Week officially kicks off Sunday, Aug. 10 with the premiere of Air Jaws: Fin of Fury (8 p.m. ET). Veteran filmmaker Jeff Kurr led his team on a two-year hunt for Colossus, the aggressive “mega-shark” with a deformed dorsal fin he famously captured breaching at Seal Island, South Africa, in 2011. Here’s a sneak peek of two of the hour’s most tense moments, with commentary from Kurr.
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