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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…

'Finding Dory' Returns to Theaters on Labor Day Weekend

"Finding Dory" comes back to theaters Labor Day weekend 2016.
Finding Dory back in theaters Labor Day weekend. (Disney/Pixar)
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While it may seem unbelievable, but apparently there are those who didn’t find Dory when she swam in to steal the show this summer. And then there are those who are eager to find her again on the big screen instead of looking for her on their small screen at home. For those reasons, Disney/Pixar is re-releasing Finding Dory back to the multiplex ocean for one last swim this Labor Day weekend. To “celebrate” or to just help to lure you back in, the studios have released a new clip from the film entitled “cuddle party” and if you remember seeing the scene in the movie, it’s worth viewing on more time.

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