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PHOTOS: 'Jaws' Was Nearly Called Something Very Different

Posted 08.05.2013 | Books

Shortly before Peter Benchley's book went to press, he still hadn't decided on a title. It was a thriller about a murderous great white shark, and thr...

You're Gonna Need A Bigger Boat

Posted 07.25.2013 | Comedy

CineFix has crated a hilarious homemade remake of the most memorable scene from the Steven Spielberg classic Jaws. Unlike their less believable re...

Shark Series Part 1

SidneyAnne Stone | Posted 09.17.2013 | Green
SidneyAnne Stone

Recent movies like the highly sensationalized Sharknado and the not-so-recent, Jaws series tend to villainize sharks. The truth is sharks are phenomenal creatures at the absolute top of the food chain and so much of their makeup is a mystery.

Featuring Classics and Sneak Peeks of Hot New Indies, FILM @ Southampton Center Kicks Off July 12

Kristin McCracken | Posted 08.31.2013 | New York
Kristin McCracken

Starting on July 12, The Hamptons International Film Festival and the Southampton Center (located at 25 Jobs Lane, in the heart of Southampton Village) will co-present the inaugural season of FILM @ Southampton Center.

'I Had Never Been So Completely Enraptured By A Movie'

Tom Cramer | Posted 08.30.2013 | Fifty
Tom Cramer

Just last week, there was a piece on summer blockbusters on Post/50, and the leading photo was from Jaws. It was released nationwide on June 20th, 197...

REMEMBER THESE? 17 Summer Blockbusters We'll Never Forget

Posted 06.20.2013 | Fifty

Dun dun. Dun dun. Dun dun. "Jaws" -- the movie that launched Steven Spielberg's career and still has many afraid to go swimming -- was released tod...

A Conversation With Richard Dreyfuss at Cannes: 'Education Is Horrible in the United States'

Karin Badt | Posted 07.23.2013 | Celebrity
Karin Badt

We began by speaking about his role in Jaws. Dreyfuss passionately noted that his character, an ichthyologist, was an educated man, a passionate man, who has a goal.

Not Fade Away: Rejecting a Quieter Life Keeps You Thriving

Rebecca Tinsley | Posted 07.22.2013 | Fifty
Rebecca Tinsley

Retirement may be bad for you, a recent report suggests, but throwing yourself into meaningful pro-bono work offers a path to fulfilment and continuing vitality.

WaXed Episode 7 -- Greg Long

Cyrus Saatsaz | Posted 07.13.2013 | San Francisco
Cyrus Saatsaz

This week's episode features an exclusive interview with the greatest big wave surfer on the planet Greg Long.

100 Percent Perfect

The Huffington Post | Matthew Jacobs | Posted 04.30.2013 | Entertainment

Universal praise is a rare thing, and perhaps no one knows that better than filmmakers, who are subjected to criticism at almost every turn. That mean...

18 Movies You Didn't Know Were Books

Posted 02.20.2013 | Books

Hollywood loves using books as source material - this year's Best Picture category at the Oscars features "Life of Pi," "Lincoln," "Argo," "Silver Lin...

What Will the Next Wave of Blockbusters Bring? What 2013 Release Will Be the Next Star Wars/Batman/Harry Potter?

Scott Mendelson | Posted 04.11.2013 | Entertainment
Scott Mendelson

If history repeats itself, something out there to be released this year will change the game. If the pattern holds we will have a major smash hit that will not only make a lot of money for its studio but will also blaze a trail in terms of what the next decade of blockbusters will look like.

Real 'Jaws' Reaches The Hamptons

The Huffington Post | Ron Dicker | Posted 01.31.2013 | New York

Mary Lee gets around. Last month, the great white shark entered the surf zone in Jacksonville, Fla., causing a stir. Now, the 16-foot, nearly 3,50...

9 Scariest Sea Monsters In Literature

Robert Pobi | Posted 01.20.2013 | Books
Robert Pobi

Is it some primordial instinct left over from a time when we had fins or is it merely a rational response to toothy shadows that enjoy snacking on human beings? We have been fascinated by - and terrified of - sea monsters since the dawn of time.

The Psychology of Big Wave Surfing

Zach Weisberg | Posted 01.08.2013 | Sports
Zach Weisberg

Greg has always struck me as a particularly interesting character in the world of professional surfing, which is a realization that comes about four sentences into any conversation with him.

DVDs: Is "Jaws" The Most Influential Film of All Time?

Michael Giltz | Posted 10.16.2012 | Entertainment
Michael Giltz

Few films if any have proven so influential in so many areas of the movie industry as Jaws.

Meredith Bennett-Smith

Shark Fight Stories: Surfer Loses Leg In Attack, Returns To The Ocean One Year Later

HuffingtonPost.com | Meredith Bennett-Smith | Posted 08.15.2012 | Green

The tiger shark lurking in the deep waters off the Hawaiian island of Kauai didn’t give any warning; it didn’t show a telltale fin. Instead it swa...

Why Jaws Made Me Care About Sharks

Greg Stone | Posted 10.14.2012 | Green
Greg Stone

I am hard pressed to meet a colleague that has not been affected by this film. In addition, the public fascination with sharks spurred by Jaws helped lead to a dramatic uptick in shark research that has shaped how we understand the ocean today.

'Jaws' And The Kingdom of God

Bert Montgomery | Posted 08.29.2012 | Religion
Bert Montgomery

Being "fishers of men" is not about getting people to take our bait. It's about casting huge nets of grace and bringing all the people within our reaches along with us into the current of God's Kingdom.

'Abe Lincoln: Vampire Hunter' Spin-Offs (SLIDESHOW)

The Huffington Post | Katherine Patke | Posted 06.19.2012 | Entertainment

There's been a lot of talk about the upcoming "Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter" movie, not least of all because the premise sounds slightly absurd and...

President of Kiribati Wins Top Ocean Award

David Helvarg | Posted 05.23.2012 | Green
David Helvarg

If you're not satisfied with how the leaders of the world's major powers including the U.S., China, India and Brazil are addressing climate change or protecting the ocean maybe you could direct their attention to Kiribati.

Monday Night Football Switching To 2-Man Booth

AP | Posted 02.15.2012 | Sports

BRISTOL, Conn. -- "Monday Night Football" is switching to a two-man booth. Analyst Ron Jaworski has signed a five-year contract extension to appear o...

JAWS Ride To Close For Good

Posted 12.02.2011 | Travel

After scaring millions of visitors and children for 21 years, Universal Orlando is closing its much-beloved JAWS ride come January 2, the Baltimore Su...

Easy Reader: Kellow's Pauline Kael: A Life in the Dark Throws Radiant Light on the Renowned Movie Critic

David Finkle | Posted 12.28.2011 | Books
David Finkle

The only fan letter I ever wrote to a public figure -- other than to child star Bobby Driscoll when I was a child -- went to the then New Yorker movie critic Pauline Kael.

Astoria Characters: The Stand-Up Nanny

Nancy Ruhling | Posted 09.18.2011 | New York
Nancy Ruhling

When performer Jenn Wehrung got tired of serving people hamburgers and fries, she put down her tray and auditioned to be a nanny. She got the part and played it perfectly for three years.