Tag: Jaws

Movie Review: Jurassic Park 3D

Jurassic Park: 3D | Director Steven Spielberg | Score: 4.9 As odious as the concept might be to film purists, it’s very difficult not to compare Steven Spielberg’s 1993 film to his previous monster masterwork, Jaws, from 1975. Difficult because…

Film Review: War Horse

  War Horse | Director Steven Spielberg | Score: 4.3 Is it any wonder that Spielberg’s best film, Jaws, is the film he was so traumatized to make he absolutely refused to attend the 25th anniversary in Martha’s Vineyard back…

Film Review: Super 8

Super 8 | Director J.J. Abrams | Score: 5.7 We open with a hanging safety sign inside a mid-state Ohio steel mill that keeps track of the number of consecutive days without an accident. As the shot lingers, a worker…

M.

M. – The Criterion Blu-ray Edition  |  Director Fritz Lang  |  Score: 9.4 A luminous masterwork from Fritz Lang. The story of a child murderer let loose upon an unnamed German city is less about heroes and villains than it…