Excerpt: ‘Jaws’ is the original summer blockbuster, setting the standard by which all others are measured. It’s the Michael Jordan of cinema: there will never be another 'Jaws,’ simply because the film so profoundly changed the way movies are made and marketed.
Excerpt: Jaws introduced Steven Spielberg to the film world and made him a household name, he was only 28-years-old at the time an on his way to Stardom. based on the Peter Benchley's novel, with an excellent cast of actors, Robert Shaw, Roy Scheider and Richard Dreyfuss are unforgettable characters.
Excerpt: Recommended, but purists may want to stick with their DVD copies. Note: Despite all the strong word of mouth (and positive user reviews) this release has garnered, there's still definitely some noise-reduction (and other digital tinkering) at play here, the trademark curse of Universal's handling of...
Excerpt: This film in particular may be the perfect example of how the limitations of making a movie during a specific time period can enhance a film tenfold. Steven Spielberg did not need any extravagant special effects for a film that may very well have been the first summer blockbuster.
Excerpt: Few creature features are as thrilling and suspenseful as Steven Spielberg's classic Jaws. He knew what he was doing when he adapted Peter Benchley's bestseller for the big screen. The backdoor production problems were infamous but as history showed, it was all worth it as Jaws became the first true...
One of the experiences that made me fall in love with movies
17 December 2013
Summary: I will never forget the first time I saw Jaws. I was glued to the seat from start to finish. I jumped, I held my breath; this was one of the experiences that made me fall in love with movies. This was probably the first film where I completely forgot everything around me.
Excerpt: Possible Spoilers Jaws was the first major blockbuster in cinema history, and received extremely positive critical response, as well as mainstream acclaim. Some movie lovers regard it as a classic, and so do I.
Summary: Jaws is likely the film that put Spielberg on the map as the creative auteur he is. The film not only creates a compelling cast of human characters, but displays masterful subtlety in the way it builds tension around its movie monster.