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…

Celebrities Announced For Anthony Anderson’s ‘To Tell The Truth’ and Michael Strahan’s ‘$100,000 Pyramid’

To Tell The Truth 2016
"To Tell the Truth" (ABC)
Fans of ABC’s newest version of the popular game show To Tell The Truth will be treated to an extra “sneak peek” episode when the show premieres on Tuesday, June 14. Hosted by Black-ish’s Anthony Anderson, To Tell The Truth is being described as a “re-imagination” of the old time show which first appeared on the airwaves in 1956. The show has been revived numerous times, but hasn’t aired since 2001. What makes this version different than year’s past remains unclear but the press release for the show states that the “all-new version takes the excitement to another level, featuring fun characters from pop culture.”


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