It sucks that Will Smith won’t be in the Independence Day sequel—but wait ‘til you hear the random explanation for his character being gone. Alas, this is standard practice. When stars decide not to come back, movies come up with rationales for writing them out, that go beyond “dog ate my homework.”
You’d probably expect a deck of Jaws-themed playing cards to be chocked full of gory imagery and only available in the back pages of Fangoria magazine. But the artwork on this deck is downright beautiful, to the point where you’ll almost want to frame an image of a swimmer being attacked by a great white shark—almost.
To celebrate the 40th anniversary of its original release, Jaws will be shown on the big screen once more on June 21st. Few other movies have cast such a long shadow into the “real” world as the first summer blockbuster. As a marine biologist whose research focuses on shark conservation, I’ve been living in that…
It’s one of the more terrifying scenes in Spielberg’s thriller that made us all afraid to go in the water, and now kids can re-enact Quint’s death scene from Jaws whenever they want with this new playset from Funko.
Bruce, as the giant Shark head was fondly known by the crew of Jaws, made a name for himself chomping on people in the iconic film - and now his head can join your roster of 1:6 figures, for either posing fun or to happily watch him devour your collection!
The first pages of Peter Benchley's 1974 novel, "Jaws," as well as the opening minutes of Steven Spielberg's 1975 blockbuster, begin with the attack of a young, late-night skinny dipper named Chrissie Watkins, who's dragged to her watery doom by a great white shark, feeding in the waters off the seaside vacation town…
Our attention spans aren't what they used to be so 1A4Studio is basically doing God's work when they summarize classic movies in less than 60 seconds. This time, they draw all the important parts of Jaws in one fun squealing animation sequence. We might need a bigger animation.
Moray eels are the closest earthly thing you will get to the xenomorphs in the Alien series. Like the Giger beasts, this ambush predator has developed a terrifyingly efficient set of secondary grasping jaws to aid in yanking the eel's meals down its gullet. This video from UC Davis show it in action.
Film restoration is an incredibly complex process that can enrich an old movie and truly make it sing on that 50-inch flat screen and surround system you just bought. And when the film being restored is Jaws, you make damn sure you get it right.
Who wants to ski over snow when you can ski down a gigantic sea wave? That's what fearless pro freeskier Chuck Patterson asked himself before heading to Jaws, the terrifying wave reef on Maui Island, Hawaii.
Famous surfer Mark Visser got his board and a couple helicopters to Jaws, the huge wave reef on Maui Island, Hawaii. Then, at night, he tried to kill himself. I mean, he went out surfing 40-foot waves at night.
"Sorry, Shark Week... just wanted to make sure you got my good side this time." I am 100% confident that you can do better in the comments. Your participant reward: this same picture, with LASERS.
Last week we saw some big wave activity in the Pacific. Some said the storms would develop some of the biggest waves in decades.* Here's some footage of nut jobs surfing said waves on Jaws, in Maui.
In honor of Summermodo and Shark Week, we wanted to run a piece on Bruce, the mechanical shark from Jaws. But then we realized that Time had beat us to the punch, way back in 1975. (cheaters)
I'm no fisherman, but if you are looking for a good fly reel, you might want to check out Abel. Apparently, they are good enough to handle a 6-foot, 150 pound great white shark.