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October 6th, 2010 12:00 am AARON MESH | Brew Views

Anyway, We Delivered The Bomb


The 35th anniversary of Steven Spielberg’s Jaws has triggered another round of finger-pointing about whether this movie or Star Wars dealt the death blow to the intelligent moviemaking of the 1970s. But I don’t think Jaws is stupid. Its observation of small-town know-nothings is as precise as The Last Picture Show, its allusions to Moby-Dick are clever, and I don’t know another film that so accurately conveys agoraphobia. Sure, its only purpose is to scare you. But sometimes I think the only purpose of life is to scare you. Laurelhurst.

  • Best paired with: Lucky Lab No Pity Pale.

  • Also showing: Toy Story 3 (Academy, Bagdad, Edgefield, Kennedy School, Laurelhurst, Mission, Valley), I’m Still Here (Mission, St. Johns).
  • Currently 3.5/5 Stars.
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