March Movie Madness: Jaws 3-D by Kristi Peterson Schoonover #MarchMovieMadness #movies #sharks #3D @KPSchoonover
#4 in the March Movie Madness series (kinda cool…the #4 in the Shinto religion is a symbol of death)…JAWS 3-D!!
Eleven things to appreciate about Jaws 3-D
1983’s Jaws 3-D—one in a brief spate of super-hyped early ’80s 3D films—is considered the joke of the franchise, even though it was #1 at the box office and got its own prop exhibit at SeaWorld Orlando (then called Sea World of Florida), where it was filmed. There are still, however, some neat things that make 3-D eligible for at least a one-time watch.
At the time, underwater attractions were novel, dangerous things.
In 1964, the founders of SeaWorld San Diego (then called just Sea World) abandoned plans for an underwater restaurant because it “wasn’t feasible.” In 1980, the Shark Encounter, an under-the-surface walk-through, was on Sea World of Florida’s maps; in October of 1983—four months after Jaws3-D’s theatrical release–Epcot’s Living Seas, which featured the aquarium-facing Coral Reef Restaurant, broke ground. While this new technology “wowed,”…
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