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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…

5 Romantic Comedies that Men will Actually Enjoy

5 Romantic Comedies that Men will Actually Enjoy
"The Proposal" (Mandeville Films)
Though not everyone will agree, many men consider the term “romantic comedy” the same as “chick flick.” Sometimes men will have to cave to their wive's wishes to watch a gushy film, but compromises can be made. To prove the naysayers wrong, here are five movies that men will actually enjoy watching with their bride while wearing matching his and hers personalized robes and eating chocolate:


1. "What’s Up Doc” (1972) with Barbra Streisand and Ryan O'Neal.
2. "The Proposal” (2009) with Sandra Bullock and Reynolds.
3. "Groundhog Day” (1993) with Andie MacDowell and Bill Murray.
4. "The Wedding Singer” (1998) with Drew Barrymore and Adam Sandler.
5. "While You Were Sleeping” (1995) with Sandra Bullock and Bill Pullman.


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