All posts tagged "Jaws"

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    Circuit 3: Shark Week!

    Summertime is quickly dwindling down. The days at the beach are limited. For some of us, we...

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    Circuit 3: Steven Spielberg

    Steven Allan Spielberg was born December 18, 1946, in the great state of Ohio. Before becoming one of our most beloved directors, Spielberg attended Long Beach State University, and made his first short film, Amblin‘, while working as an intern at Universal Studios (the title of which used when naming his production company, Amblin...

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    Film Composers Rank the 10 Greatest Scores of All Time

    Variety recently polled 40 active film composers and asked them to name the three best original movie scores of all time in order of preference. Have a look at their top 10 (11) scores and composers after the jump.

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    Circuit 3: Richard Dreyfuss

    Richard Stephen Dreyfuss turned 65 this past Monday, October . He got his start in smaller roles on several TV shows, including Peyton Place, Gidget, That Girl, Bewitched, and The Big Valley. In 1967, he had a small, uncredited role in The Graduate (1967), and also appeared briefly in Valley of the...

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    Circuit 3: Horror Themes

    We wrap up our Circuit 3 portion of 31 Days of Horror by looking at one of the most essential elements to a good horror flick: the film score. Can you imagine Jaws without that terrifying dun-dun! dun-dun! theme by John Williams? Or even Psycho without Bernard Herrmann’s screeching, strings-only composition playing...

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    Top 100 Horror Films: #20-11

    You guys, this might have been the most difficult part of the list of me to rank. I think I have reordered this set of 10 about 25 times before settling in on the order. To recount, I used a three prong ranking system (historical significance, scare factor and enjoyability) to try to...

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    Circuit 3: Movie Monsters

    As you’ve seen in other posts, The Awards Circuit is getting in the spirit of Halloween by dedicating many of our series to horror movies, and so for the month of October, Circuit 3 will take part by ranking certain aspects from the genre. We are going to start with listing our three favorite/best...

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    Spielberg – Present in the Fall

    In addition to the release of Lincoln, his long awaited study of the last few weeks in the life of the sixteenth President of the United States, director Steven Spielberg will be quite present on DVD. In addition to having the stunning Blu Ray of Jaws (1975) available since July, this past...

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    “JAWS” Kicks off Cinemark’s Fall Classic Film Series

    How awesome does this sound? Read the Press Release: Plano, TX, August 20, 2012 Cinemark Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: CNK), the world’s highest attended motion picture exhibitor, is pleased to announce that the Steven Spielberg iconic blockbuster, JAWS, will kick off their “Fall Classics Series” in over 150 Cinemark theatres across the country....

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    Jaws: Steven Spielberg’s Summer Classic Comes to Blu-Ray!

    As part of Universal Studios 100th Anniversary Collection, Steven Spielberg’s Jaws hits stores today in Blu-Ray format for the first time ever. Jaws gets the royal treatment, being both digitally remastered and fully restored, and the combo pack includes over 4 hours of bonus features, including The Shark is Still Working, a...

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    10 Greatest Films of All-Time (Anna)

    I love film, I really do. I love watching film, I love learning the history behind the film, I love hearing how a film broke ground during the time it came out, and I love learning the trivia that goes on during the making of a film. Film is my first love...