Cinema Monolith

Reviews of movies from my giant DVD tower, and more.

Jaws Month: A Few Final Thoughts

I close out Jaws Month 2018 with a collection of thoughts and insights about the movie that have been rattling around my brain for a while. Enjoy!

7/31/18

Fun with Jaws

Is it possible to have some fun with a killer shark? Sure, why not? Travel now to Amity Island and lighten up with the cast and crew of Jaws.

7/29/18

He Didn’t Eat a Car, Did He?

We all remember the ‘cutting open the shark’s stomach’ scene, right? Do you remember the items Hooper removes from the stomach? Guess which one now sits on my shelf!

7/27/18

Jaws 2 (1978)

Three years after Jaws became a summer blockbuster and my favorite movie of all time, Jaws 2 was released. And that probably wasn’t a good thing.

8/7/16

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Review Totals

Movies Reviewed: 219

From the Monolith: 123

Movies by Decade

1920s – 0
1930s – 6
1940s – 19
1950s – 34
1960s – 34
1970s – 35
1980s – 33
1990s – 5
2000s – 13
2010s – 40

Movies by Genre

Action/Adventure – 40
Comedy – 35
Crime – 20
Documentary – 4
Drama – 23
Horror – 38
Musical – 1
Mystery/Thriller – 19
Romance – 3
Sci-Fi/Fantasy – 27
Western – 8

Movies by CM Rating

10 star – 10
9 star – 27
8 star – 35
7 star – 31
6 star – 22
5 star – 21
4 star – 23
3 star – 18
2 star – 17
1 star – 12
0 star – 3

Movies by MPAA Rating

Pre-1968 – 88
G – 1
PG – 32
PG-13 – 34
R – 57
NC-17 – 0
TV and Unrated – 7

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