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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…

Jimmy Fallon Gets His Own Theme Park Ride

THEME PARKSIn a press release given today, Universal Orlando Resort announced that the official grand opening of the theme park's newest attraction, "Race Through New York Starring Jimmy Fallon," will be on April 6, 2017. However, Fallon, on The Tonight Show, went ahead Thursday night and gushed about the news describing the new adventure for theme park guests.

Today's press release states that the new ride will give attendees the "ultimate Tonight Show experience" by first giving them a tour of Studio 6B and then boarding a "flying theater" which will then give them an "up close and personal" view of some of the show's better moments. Then, without exactly saying how, the guest and a virtual Fallon embark on a crazy ride through the streets of New York City, to the Statue of Liberty, the Empire State Building, and even to the moon and back. Read more>>>


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