History, Legacy & Showmanship

Jaws was something of an accidental blockbuster. It should not be blamed for being a good movie.” — Joseph McBride

The Digital Bits is pleased to present this retrospective commemorating the 40th anniversary of the release of Jaws, Steven Spielberg’s legendary tale of a Great White preying on a coastal New England resort community during the lucrative summer tourism season.

Based upon Peter Benchley’s best-selling novel and starring Roy Scheider, Robert Shaw and Richard Dreyfuss, Jaws shattered all existing box-office records, scared the wits out of beachgoers, and became every studio’s dream model of a summer blockbuster (and, in some circles, a whipping boy for popular, successful movies). [Read on here…]

Contact Michael Coate

Please type your full name.
Invalid email address.
Please send us a message.
Invalid Input
Loading...
Amazon Prime Day! Shop here to support The Bits!

Bits Latest Tweets

The Digital Bits
Today on The Bits – Rambo (2008) in #4K #UltraHD, plus Brightburn official, and Shadow, Casino, Cornetto Trilogy, Akira & more in 4K! #Bluray #DVD #Digital #physicalmedia thedigitalbits.com/columns/my-two…
The Digital Bits
Bits #BD Review – Dennis flies high with DC's Shazam! on #Bluray from @warnerbros. @BillHuntBits #Shazam #superhero #DCEU thedigitalbits.com/item/shazam-brd
The Digital Bits
It’s AMAZON PRIME DAY with tons of great deals! Click here to start shopping and support The Digital Bits (we appreciate it)! >>> amzn.to/2lsd5GP #PrimeDay2019 #PrimeDayAmazon #Bluray #DVD #4K #UltraHD