Excerpt: Jaws boasts one of the most gorgeous restorations yet, looking clean, sharp, vivid, and extremely colorful, with superb contrast and balance. Some purists will object, but the color timing and contrast on many crucial shots have been changed for better matching, and while film grain has been...
Excerpt: If there's one constant in this universe it's that Jaws is one of the greatest movies ever made. It was also one of the biggest money makers of its time. Whether you saw Jaws on the big screen or discovered it on cable for the first time, one thing's for sure: something as powerful as Jaws sinks its...
Excerpt: In a coastal town with menial crime, there swims a shark just off shore with a vengeful side and mesmerizing introduction theme. Admit it: If you could waltz into work each day with the Jaws theme introducing your arrival, you’d do it.
Conclusion: Jaws is one of my all time favorite movies and it’s absolutely perfect in every way. The town of Amity and everything and everyone in it feels true to life, from the small town politics to the interactions between the islanders and the tourists.
Excerpt: I’m going to assume that 99% of everyone reading this review has seen the film or at least knows the general plot. If not, well, I really don’t know what to say. Then again I’ve never seen Lawrence of Arabia, so stranger things have happened.
Conclusion: Nearly forty years later, Jaws is still just about the height of modern entertainment. This early Spielberg thriller remains riveting, tactful, and a cinematic delight from start to finish.
Excerpt: The Film Since the dawn of the Blu-ray format, people have been begging for JAWS to get a release. It's been at the top of wishlists around the globe, and for good reason. This story of a great white gone wild is one of the greatest thrillers of all time.
Conclusion: Starring Roy Scheider, Richard Dreyfuss, and Robert Shaw, 'Jaws' is the film which has left a permanent mark on the history of cinema, remaining one of the most effective horror thrillers ever made, it changed the motion picture industry forever.
Conclusion: Jaws continues to be a near perfect film experience now several decades after its release. Terrifying, disturbing and against considerable odds, often very funny, this film put Spielberg firmly on the map and continues to be one of his defining achievements.