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…

Great Photography Find from Best Buy and Canon

Whether you are looking for a last minute gift for the budding photographer in your family or would like to capture this year’s holiday memories with a new camera, keep the Canon EOS Rebel T5i in mind. In addition to it being one of the best-selling DSLRs, this camera can make even a novice a pro in no time at all. Okay, that might be a bit of a stretch, but some customers have claimed that the T5i is both easy and fun to use. This is thanks to the advanced features of the camera including the full HD video providing Hollywood-caliber results. It also features continuous autofocus, 18.0-megapixel CMOS sensor and DIGIC5 image processor for super clear images. To simplify navigation, the camera comes equipped with a three inch vari-angle touch screen.

The Cannon EOS Rebel T5i includes:
  • 18-135mm IS STM lens
  • Battery pack (LP-E8), battery charger (LC-E8E)
  • Interface cable
  • Camera cover (R-F-3), strap (EW-100DBIV), eyecup, EOS digital solution disc
  • Owner's manual

Right now, you can save $150 on the Cannon EOS Rebel T5i at Best Buy and if you don’t feel like braving the crowds, they will ship it to you for free. 
Disclaimer: The reviewer has been compensated in the form of a Best Buy Gift Card and/or received the product/service at a reduced price or for free.


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