jaws

Something To Chew On: Behind The Scenes Of JAWS

Few movies pack a punch quite like Steven Spielberg’s Jaws. The adaptation of Peter Benchley’s novel is simply brilliant. Like I said in my review of the film, Jaws ‘works on every level, as a horror movie, a drama and as an [...]

March 12, 2019

The Cinematic History Of Steven Spielberg

Steven Spielberg is one of the greatest and most influential directors of our time, his CV spanning an incredible array of iconic and unforgettable films such as Jaws, Jurassic Park and Schindler’s List to name but a few. To celebrate the 25th [...]

February 20, 2019

Movies In Focus’ Top 20 Horror Films

It’s very difficult to distill something into a list of ‘bests’. However, sometimes it’s good to take stock of something and evaluate the quality, trying to understand what it should or shouldn’t be. I’ve been writing about films for a [...]

October 30, 2016

Blu-ray Review: Prepare To Be Slimed With SLUGS

The type of horror film that could only have been made in the 1980s, Slugs might be filled with bad acting, but a lot of effort has been put into this schlocky Spanish/American flick from cult director Juan Piquer Simón. Slugs is a far-fetched [...]

October 11, 2016

DVD Review: Dolph Lundgren Punches A Shark In SHARK LAKE

You don’t expect a film called Shark Lake to be good in the traditional sense, but you do hope that the people behind it have enough knowledge to make it an enjoyable schlocky B-movie. Director Jerry Dugan seems to understand this and while Shark [...]

August 6, 2016

Pondering Movies: The Loss Of The Zeitgeist

The passing of time makes me look fondly at older movies, movies that I saw when I was younger. It is simply getting more and more difficult to find enjoyment in mainstream Hollywood movies. A decade or so ago, films like Cast Away or Vanilla Sky [...]

July 9, 2013

Book Review: JAWS: MEMORIES FROM MARTHA’S VINEYARD

The making of Steven Spielberg’s Jaws is a remarkable story, one which has now been collected in the Titan Book, Jaws: Memories From Martha’s Vineyard. Matt Taylor’s mighty volume covers the blockbuster’s turbulent production from a [...]

October 11, 2012

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