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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…

NBC Boasts Of Warren Buffett’s Appearance On ‘The New Celebrity Apprentice’ To Bolster Ratings

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The switch-over from Donald Trump to Arnold Schwarzenegger for NBC's reality TV show The Celebrity Apprentice hasn't been as successful as NBC would like to see, and so in a new press release, the network is sharing details for upcoming episodes of the show in hopes of generating some buzz and attracting some new viewers. The biggest news is that billionaire Warren Buffett will make an appearance next Monday.

For the last two weeks, the Celebrity Apprentice has been playing a losing game going up against ABC's The Bachelor, something that Trump took note of on January 6 when he tweeted, "Wow, the ratings are in and Arnold Schwarzenegger got 'swamped' (or destroyed) by comparison to the ratings machine, DJT. So much for...." More info>>>


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