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…

'Pokemon GO is a No-Go at My House' Say Pastors

Pastors are not a fan of Pokemon GO.
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The Pokémon GO app has truly become a worldwide phenomenon of popularity, but not everyone is a fan. Pastor Rick Wiles recently made claims that the app is unleashing “cyber-demons.” Then there is Ricky Scaparo, a former pastor and founder of International Ministry End Time Headlines who says that “Pokémon GO is a ‘No-Go’ at my house.”

Posting his views on Charisma, Scaparo says that the seemingly innocent game is anything but. “Sounds harmless right? Not so fast!,” Scaparo says.

In the article, Scaparo explains to anyone who has been living under a rock in the past week what Pokémon GO is all about, as well as the origins of Pokémon itself.


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