Jaws Book Cover - Jaws Movie Compared to the Book

Jaws is one of the most well known movies of all time, right down to the iconic theme music composed by John Williams. However, there are likely plenty among general audiences out there who don’t know that the 1975 thriller directed by Steven Spielberg was based on a book by Peter Benchley. The book is also called Jaws, but there are quite a few differences between the book and what ended up on the big screen.

See the Jaws movie compared to the book after the jump. Read More »

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movies coming to netflix

It’s that time again. The full list of movies coming to Netflix next month has been released, which means it’s time for us to sift through the titles and pick out everything that you should prioritize. This batch includes a few bonafide masterpieces, some binge-worthy television, and a few tremendous bad movies that demand to be seen.

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Ghostbusters Blitzway Figures

The Toy Box is a recurring feature at /Film that rounds up some of the newest and coolest collectibles, decorations, gadgets and other memorabilia that you nerds might want for your shelves.

Today we’ve got a set of some of the best Ghostbusters figures I’ve ever seen, a new Hot Toys version of Finn as FN-2187 from Star Wars: The Force Awakens, a great collectible version of the Batmobile from the classic 1966 Batman television series and more.

See everything in The Toy Box after the jump. Read More »

Jaws Honest Trailer

This year doesn’t mark a celebratory anniversary for Steven Spielberg‘s 1975 summer blockbuster Jaws, but the film was still released 41 years ago as of last week. Anyway, who needs a good reason to celebrate one of the best thrillers of all time despite the presence of a fake shark who is barely seen throughout the movie?

Screen Junkies is getting in the summer spirit and leading up the release of Steven Spielberg’s The BFG this weekend with a Jaws Honest Trailer, but as you might expect, they have much more praise to give out than they normally do when they decide to skewer movies. That’s because Jaws is a near-perfect film, one that should be mandatory viewing before anyone can truly call themselves a cinephile. But there are still some decent jokes to be made about the film and its characters.

Watch the Jaws Honest Trailer after the jump. Read More »

mondo inforama

Info•Rama was founded in 2014 by artists Kevin Tong and Tom Whalen, who set out to create beautiful infographics that were full of meticulously researched information while also doubling as gorgeous pieces of art. Since both Tong and Whalen regularly collaborate with Mondo, the purveyors of the internet’s favorite pop culture posters and merchandise, a team-up was inevitable. Now, Info•Rama is the subject of the latest Mondo Gallery show in Austin, Texas, with Tong, Whalen, and Matt Taylor contributing pieces that break down some of your favorite movies, television shows, and comic book characters while also looking nothing short of gorgeous.

And you can check out every print from the show below.

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Phantom City Creative's Jaws poster print

Mondo has unveiled Phantom City Creative‘s Jaws poster print, and its beyond cool. I already have the ApeMeetsGirl Jaws poster hanging on my wall, but if I didn’t this would be in its place. Find out how you can get the poster and see the atomic-looking variant, after the jump.

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Mondo Texas Frightmare

Today begins another round of Texas Frightmare Weekend, the annual horror convention that has been going for 11 years now. This year is a special one for horror fans, because it marks the 20th anniversary of Wes Craven‘s genre redefining Scream, which will be getting a special screening at the event. And with it comes a special new Mondo print paying tribute to the slasher.

But those aren’t the only Mondo goodies that Texas Frightmare attendees will be able to get their hands on. There will also be new prints for A Nightmare on Elm Street, Jaws, The Conjuring and White Zombie. Check out all of the Mondo Texas Frightmare prints below. Read More »

Jaws Shoes

You’re gonna need a bigger pair of boat shoes. Actually, you might need a bigger closet when you see just how many different pairs of awesome Jaws shoes are coming from Sperry footwear. The shoes were sported by members of the cast (notably Robert Shaw and Richard Dreyfuss) in the 1975 thriller from Steven Spielberg, and now Sperry is honoring them with six different pairs of shows coming next month. Even the packaging is cool. Check out all the new Jaws shows after the jump. Read More »

Reused Sound Effects

In the world of motion pictures, there is an entire team of people whose job it is to create sound effects. This work ranges from duplicating the sounds of the real world, such as shoes stepping on pavement or gun shots, to creating sounds like no one has ever heard before, such as the engine of the Millennium Falcon or a flying dragon. Most of the time, entirely new sounds are created for each and every movie, but sometimes sound effects from the past get reused as well. A video round-up of ten of them can be found below. Read More »