The Meg is Closer to ‘Jaws’ Than ‘Sharknado’

MOVIE REVIEW When Steven Spielberg’s Jaws opened in theaters in 1975, it took the world by storm. Not only was the movie hugely popular as it was genuinely scary, it actually affected society in a strange way. Audiences began to have an irrational fear of sharks even when swimming at a lake. When Jaws 2 came to theaters three years later, everyone knew the catchphrase, “Just when you thought it was safe to go back into the water…” Since then, it’s been hard for movie studios to be able to drum up the same excitement with their own Jaws knock-offs. Shark movies became a joke. Even Jaws 3 and Jaws: The Revenge were met with disdain (and with good reason). But sharks are still a popular subject, just not one that we take very seriously anymore.
This brings us to next big shark movie, The Meg which judging from the trailers alone, looks like another campy knock-off movie and while it indeed is campy, it isn’t as much as you would think. When comparing movies, The Meg is closer to Jaws tha…

Just One More Day to Make a Huge Difference

With just a few hours over a day left in the online fundraiser to raise awareness of sex trafficking in America, David Trotter, executive producer of the new documentary “In Plain Sight,” issued the following statement today:

“This film must be completed and shown to everyone! These words have been uttered more than once to me over the past few months as our team has travelled around the country to profile six passionate abolitionists fighting against sex trafficking in the US. My answer is always the same, ‘Yes it will!’

1. Finish editing the film (first rough cut will be done tomorrow).
2. Music supervision / composition
3. Motion graphics
4. Color correction
5. Sound design
6. DVD authoring
7. Travel to Baltimore in April to follow-up filming Hope Lamberth
8. Travel to Nashville in May to have Natalie Grant record the voiceover

People ask me, "Does my $20 really matter?" YES, IT DOES! Every penny helps us pay for the things listed above.”

To know more about this project, please follow this link. If you have any questions about this mission, Mr. Trotter and his crew are happy to answer them for you by calling 949.335.5225.

PS – If you would like to see how your money will multiply through the 100+ screenings next year, click here.


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