Before it was one of the greatest films of the 1970s, Jaws was a pretty entertaining novel about a great white shark eating people off the coast of the fictional town of Amity Island, New York. Spielberg’s film is one of those rare examples of a movie actually being better than the novel it was based upon (if only because it thankfully jettisoned… Continue reading Just When You Thought it was Safe to Play Video Games: 'Jaws: The Text Adventure'
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Steven Spielberg’s Jaws has become a bonafide pop culture phenomenon since it was released back in 1975. It’s been the subject of books, documentaries, countless Internet articles, and millions of discussions held on beaches around the globe.
The film has been dissected and analyzed so thoroughly and so often that it’s hard to find new tidbits about the production that weren’t already common… Continue reading 10 Things You Might Not Know About 'Jaws'
LOS ANGELES — Film producer Richard Zanuck, who won the best picture Oscar for “Driving Miss Daisy” and was involved in such blockbuster films as “Jaws” and “The Sting” after his father, Hollywood mogul Darryl F. Zanuck, fired him from 20th Century Fox, died Friday. He was 77.
Zanuck’s publicist says he died of a heart attack at his Beverly Hills home.
Zanuck’s run of successes as an independent producer rivaled the… Continue reading 'Jaws' Producer Richard Zanuck Dead At 77
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Directed by Academy Award® winner Steven Spielberg, Jaws set the standard for edge-of-your-seat suspense quickly becoming a cultural phenomenon… Continue reading Jaws [Blu-ray + DVD + Digital Copy + UltraViolet] (Universal's 100th Anniversary)
Ah, the fake trailer. It’s a tradition as old as the Internet. Okay, maybe not that old, but it’s been around long enough to rise and fall in popularity a number of times. The below video probably isn’t going to herald its return, but “Jaws as a Disney Movie” will probably put the same kind of smile on your face as “The Shining as a Family Movie” did back in… Continue reading Afternoon Filler: 'Jaws' as a Disney Movie, Cello Wars, and Zombie Whispering