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Nigel Andrews on Jaws

A Bloomsbury Movie Guide

by Nigel Andrews

  • 211 Want to read
  • 20 Currently reading

Published by Bloomsbury USA .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Film Criticism,
  • Performing Arts,
  • Pop Arts / Pop Culture,
  • Cinema/Film: Book,
  • Film & Video - Guides & Reviews,
  • Performing Arts / Film / Guides & Reviews,
  • Film & Video - General

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages208
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8786225M
    ISBN 101582340420
    ISBN 109781582340425
    OCLC/WorldCa43273857

    It's a still a worthy watch if you know nothing of the story aside from Quint's monologue but for a movie - albeit one made for TV - named Mission of the Shark it is a little on the sharkless side. The Next Wave Post-Grad special. He'd also experienced sharp teeth and Nigel Andrews on Jaws book of a different kind the previous year in the two-part mini-series IT! Jaws may have raised the profile of the USS Indianapolis disaster but it inspired one Jaws fan — a then 11 year old Hunter Scott - to research the sinking. And indeed he does go into the water - along with many of his crew - as he plays Captain McVay, who was at the ship's helm when it was torpedoed by a Japanese sub. A great collection of anecdotes about the classic film: covering preproduction, production, and postproduction, read this and impress your friends next time you catch Jaws on TV.

    Ben Gardner had two additional speaking parts, and is one of the dozen or so roles Nigel Andrews on Jaws book in the end credits played by local fisherman Craig Kingsbury, he is the first person who meets Hooper on Amity dock. The author argues that both interpretations obscure the film's success as a work of art. He was interested in only retiring to the franchise if he could return to that night of the sinking with a young Quint. The novel sheds light on why Mayor Larry Vaughn kept the beaches open and shows ellen Brody to be very different from the loyal wife we have come to know over the last 40 years. In that book Spielberg remembers it as being Shaw acting out an eight page Milius speech, which was itself based on a Sackler two pager, with that eight pager thinned out to five by Shaw.

    It's dumb and nerdy and shouldn't bear mentioning, except that Andrews repeatedly mentions the way Spielberg adroitly depicts the town of Amity by creating rich minor roles with just a few brush strokes, such as Bad-Hat-Harry or the "Motel Owner" Mrs. All which saw several folk have a dabble at one of the films' pivotal moments, Quint's still powerful USS Indianapolis speech. Read more about Jaws the Revenge in my 30th anniversary special here. In the end, this is one for the Jaws fan, and a little less for someone with a casual interest.


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It's more like The Usual Suspects of monologues. The Next Wave Post-Grad special. There's even a shark quiz to break up the flow! We also get a shot through a set of shark jaws, a visual riff of sorts on the moment the Orca leaves Amity and the camera frames the boat through the Jaws of a shark through Quint's window.

Cage Nigel Andrews on Jaws book instil the film with that cinematic quality, even if some of his choices have been more direct to DVD of late. Besides the introduction, the only area that doesn't belong is Andrews' screed against "pan-and-scanning.

Benchley recalls Shaw claimed he wrote it himself, but heard the Milius rumour. In the book, Nigel Andrew on Jaws, many of the same arguments are had, you certainly get the impression that Milius and Shaw are equally adept at spinning fisherman's yarns about how the ultimate fisherman's yarn came about.

Quint's monologue about its sinking is the stuff of legend and although the story regaled was written for the screen which is something of a story in itself it really was a top secret mission to deliver a nuclear bomb to be dropped on Hiroshima, Little Man, hundreds of men did go into the water and many met their fate in the water by shark.

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Because it is the same story and the same focus in many ways lots of the same ground is covered by both this and Mission of the Shark.

It offers some amusing anecdotes about the production from the point of view of someone who understands Nigel Andrews on Jaws book local politics very well, but the mechanics of filmmaking very little.

What do you think of our list? The Quint Indianapolis origins story should remain like him and the ship, at the bottom of the Nigel Andrews on Jaws book. Like I said, this book covers everything. Taft, with the line: "I don't think that's funny, I don't think that's funny at all. He discovered the ridiculous and astonishing court-martialling Nigel Andrews on Jaws book Captain McVay, he sadly eventually committed suicide in We don't need them as the words created are so evocative that they paint a picture all themselves.

And later this month the play Water will deal with ecological themes as they relate to the stuff that sharks swim in and hot springs bubble with. But most of all, the novel reveals the creative decisions taken by Spielberg and his team of masterful story tellers.

I'd say that by and large the director pulls off a film that keeps the interest. Let us catch you up. Original author Peter Benchley had three passes at the script before it was tweaked by Spielberg and Producer, Zanuck and Brown. A great collection of anecdotes about the classic film: covering preproduction, production, and postproduction, read this and impress your friends next time you catch Jaws on TV.

It really hits high gear for me when the ship sinks and the sharks stay circling. Spielberg remembers Milius penning it in front of him with Shaw cutting it down, although Milius says he did it over the phone.

The Director, Mario Van Peebles, should know a thing or two about shark attacks though as he once played a shark attack victim in Jaws the Revenge. The lingering menace of the sharks are always there but they only punctuate two short scenes, the main focus is more the slow decent into madness of the men after drinking salt water and how, in many instances, they prove just as deadly as the sharks.

A collection of anecdotes about the classic film: covering preproduction, production, and postproduction, read this and impress your friends next time you catch Jaws on TV. Maybe next year. Jaws divides critics into those who dismiss it as infantile and sensational, and those who see the shark as freighted with political and psychosexual meaning.

There was also recently a spec script doing the rounds in entitled The Fisherman, which concentrates on Quint and his life pre, during and post his USS Indianapolis story.Nigel Andrews is the author of Jaws ( avg rating, 58 ratings, 3 reviews, published ), True Myths of Arnold Schwarzenegger ( avg rating, 35 ra /5.

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Aug by The Daily Jaws 'Jaws without the Indianapolis speech would be like Hamlet without 'To be or not to be' - Nigel Andrews on Jaws. After 72 years of staying hidden at the bottom of the Pacific Ocean after being torpedoed by a Japanese sub in Julythe USS Indianapolis has now been found.

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