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…

‘Chronicles Of Narnia’ Will Come Back To Theaters With ‘The Silver Chair’

A new "Chronicles of Narnia" movie is being made.
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Fans of the C.S. Lewis film series, The Chronicles of Narnia can rejoice as a new film will be coming to theaters very soon. Although Inquisitr reported months ago that The Silver Chair would be in development according to producer Mark Gordon, today TriStar Pictures officially announced of the reprisal.

According to Deadline, the Chronicles of Narnia series is back into development with TriStar Pictures (a division of Sony) coming alongside The Mark Gordon Company, The C.S. Lewis Company and eOne. The Silver Chair, the fourth book in the series, is being adapted by David Magree, screenwriter for Life of Pi. Lewis’ own stepson, Douglas Gresham, will serve as a producer.


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