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JAWSFEST 2012 Wraps Up

Jaws fans from around the world descended upon Martha Vineyard (aka “Amity Island”) for “JAWSFEST: The Tribute” on Aug. 9, 2012. The annual four-day, fan-driven event took place Aug. 9 to 12, 2012, to celebrate the legacy of Steven Spielberg’s film and how it has impacted the l[...]

Jaws Blu-ray Has a Release Date

— by ADAM POYNTER — One of the most influential motion pictures of all time is coming out of the water and onto your television screens once again, only this time in high definition. Steven Spielberg’s Academy Award nominated 1975 classic “Jaws” is set to arrive on Blu-ray with ful[...]

Another Summer in Amity: 35 Years of Jaws Finale: Jaws: The Revenge

— by CAM SMITH — As unthinkable as it seems now, there was a point in time when a fourth “Jaws” film seemed like a good idea to someone. How and why is hard to determine, but it would seem that Universal decided, a few years after the release of “Jaws 3D,” that the cracks [&helli[...]

Another Summer In Amity: Day 4 — ‘Jaws 3-D’

— by CAM SMITH — Originally, during their development of a “Jaws 2” follow-up, executive producers Richard D. Zanuck and David Brown had a very different plan in regards to the direction a third series’ entry should take. The duo were of the opinion that audiences would[...]

Another Summer In Amity: 35 Years of ‘Jaws,’ Day 3 — Foreign Posters

— by CAM SMITH — As a motion picture, “Jaws” is packed to the gills with iconic characters and moments. Whether it is Brody facing down the shark with only a shotgun and an oh-so-slim chance of triumph, or Quint, atop the Orca’s viewing platform, quietly whistling in the twilight, [...]

Another Summer in Amity: 35 Years of ‘Jaws,’ Day 2 — ‘Jaws 2’

— by CAM SMITH — When Steven Spielberg’s “Jaws” became a surprise global phenomenon, it ensured two things – that the director would go on to bigger endeavors and that Universal would do its darndest to plague Amity with future great white shark problems. Thus, returning writer C[...]

Another Summer in Amity: 35 Years of ‘Jaws,’ Day 1 — ‘Jaws’

— by CAM SMITH — Hard to believe, but it was 35-years ago yesterday that director Steven Spielberg boldly made his formidable presence known to both Hollywood and audiences’ alike with a “perfect engine” of a crowd-pleaser; a film which forever changed the rules and practices of th[...]

Original ‘Jaws’ Model Discovered

— by CAM SMITH — As we’re fast closing in on the 35th anniversary of Steven Spielberg’s classic thriller “Jaws,” now seems like an especially ideal time to pass on a pleasant story relating to its unforgettably iconic gilled star. After all, what’s summer-time without a gargant[...]

Just When You Thought ‘Jaws’ Could Never Be Remade …

— by ROB COX — Just when you thought it was safe to …[...]