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…

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There is a video that is getting a lot of attention about a 14-year-old Australian teen who got to play on stage with Bruce Springsteen last Thursday. The boy was holding a sign saying that he skipped school to be there and wanted to play the song “Growin’ Up” with icon. The rocker brought him up on stage to play and it is all pretty incredible.

However, you’ll notice that the boy looked almost too comfortable to play with the Boss. As it turns out, he’s been on stage with Springsteen once before when he was just 12:

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