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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…

Superhero-Themed Funeral Held For 6-Year-Old Boy; Adam West Gives His Condolences

community dresses up as superheroes for boy's funeral service
Community members dress up for boy's funeral sevice. (Inquisitr/AP Photo)
Today, a funeral was held at the Oakdale Baptist Church in Townville, South Carolina that was unlike any other. Attendees dressed in superhero costumes while mourning the loss of a 6-year-old’s life because that is what he would have wanted.
 

On Wednesday, September 28 during recess, Jacob Hall was playing at the Townville Elementary School playground when he was shot in the leg by a suspected 14-year-old gunman. Another student and one teacher were also hurt during the incident. The bullet shot through the boy’s femoral artery and lost a lot of blood causing a major brain injury. He was put on life support at Greenville Memorial Hospital but later died on Saturday, October 1 reports ABC News. 
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