The French Connection, which won five Oscars including Best Picture, marks its 50th anniversary since its 1971 theatrical release. In addition to Best Picture, the film won for Director, Actor (Gene Hackman), Film Editing and Adapted Screenplay. What set this film apart from others is that Friedkin shot it in a style known more because of documentaries at the time. The film’s grittiness wasn’t something typically scene in narrative features heading into 1971. You can…"The French Connection Marks 50th Anniversary"
Jaws, the Steven Spielberg film that would forever change the summer blockbuster season, is now available for fans to watch in 4K Ultra HD. The film’s 45th anniversary is cause for upgrading the film to 4K Ultra HD. There’s over three hours of bonus content, which are held over from previous releases. Meanwhile, the limited edition includes a 44-page booklet with introductions, rare photos, storyboards, and more. With one of the most iconic scores in…"Jaws Now Available in 4K Ultra HD"
One of the greatest films of all time, Jaws is a quintessential American movie. With one of the most iconic scores in all of cinematic history, an innocent swimmer, Chrissie Watkins (Susan Backlinie), getting attacked by a shark would change the beach forever. Police chief Martin Brody (Roy Scheider) had the right idea to close the beaches following Chrissie’s autopsy. However, Amity mayor Larry Vaughn (Murray Hamilton) re-opens the beach out of fear of losing money.…"Jaws: A Quintessential American Film"