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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…

The Best Super Bowl Commercial for 2017 - Video of the Day

VIDEO OF THE DAY

The Super Bowl has a long tradition of churning out company's best commercials. Overall, this year's creativity seemed pretty dry at least in the comedy department. Particularly disappointing was Budweiser and Snickers who usually offer awesome commercials. Not this time. The Budweiser ad bringing back the ghost of Spuds Mackenzie was real waste of ad time and then Snickers, who boasted of doing a commercial "live" commercial with Adam Driver, didn't have the punch that the candy bar company was looking for or what we viewers were wanting. Of course, this is just my opinion. However, Melissa McCarthy shined in Kia Niro ad. If you missed it, here it is:



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