Hello everyone and welcome to a very special episode of the Epic Film Guys podcast, as we take an in-depth look at the original blockbuster and still one of the greatest films ever made, Steven Spielberg's Jaws. What better way to celebrate Shark Week and to look ahead to The Meg (full review coming next week!) than to discuss this absolute masterpiece of suspense! Join us as we look at the making of the film, discuss the film's troubled production and whirlwind shoot, and end on the cultural impact that it has left in its wake that is still fully alive today. It all started with Jaws!
Also this week, Nick had a chance to see The Darkest Minds and The Spy Who Dumped Me, but the Nick's Rants theme finally sounds out in the darkness after months of absence when one of these films sends him over the edge. Thank you all so much for listening and for all of your amazing support. Remember, we need Apple Podcasts reviews and we want to get to 150 by the end of the year! Find the link below and rate/review/subscribe to the show; when we hit 150, everyone who has left a review will be entered to win one of three $25 gift cards or numerous other prizes; just our way of giving back and saying thank you for your support. We'll see you at the movies!
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Meet the Epic Film Guys
Epic Film Guy Nick lives in upstate NY and graduated from Clarion University of PA in 2010 with a degree in English (writing). While in college he studied film as part of a film studies minor and made a couple short films. He handles the sound production and editing of the show as well as its release and manages the twitter account @EpicFilmGuys.
Epic Film Guy Justin lives in a suburb of Washington D.C. after moving from the Binghamton, NY area with his wife and daughter. He is our resident "encyclopedia of film" and chances are, if you've heard some film news, Justin already heard it before you. A massive fan of the 80s and horror flicks of all shapes and sizes! Catch him on Facebook or our Instagram account @EpicFilmGuys.
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Recent Appearances & Crossovers
I was thrilled not only to write another short play to be performed on the Angry Old Man Podcast, but I was also Mr. X's very first guest! Please check out this amazing episode at http://angryoldmanpodcast.com/angry-old-man-podcast-episode-195!
I took another trip to the West Coast to visit my arch-nemesis Justin Winters on So I Married a Movie Geek for another movie draft, this one focusing on 2000s Action Movies! It was an amazing show, please check it out at https://soimarriedamoviegeek.podbean.com/e/episode-214-fantasy-movie-draft-2000s-action/!
Allen of I Seen That invited me onto his show to talk about Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom! Check out the video review at https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kGvFOONeNnc!
I had the pleasure of joining Jake and Tom Conquer the World to talk about celebrities and personalities gone too soon. Please check it out at http://drunkendorkpodcast.libsyn.com/episode-106-campfire-chats-vol-ii-gone-too-soon!
Justin stopped and visited Pete from Podstalgic again, and this time the two discussed the 1986 film The Wraith! Give it a listen at https://hydratelevelfour.podbean.com/!
Epic Film Guys Intro written by Jordan Greene. Check him out on Instagram @jordangreenemusic and Facebook Jordan Greene Music, and look for Aviera coming soon!
"Black Hole" by Axhom. Find the entire royalty-free album on Youtube at: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OQSDFCuLwis.
"Colorful" and "World of Sea" by Underwaterbeats. Find this and more great royalty-free music at https://soundcloud.com/djtaxomusic! Listen now at https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9pqa1Y0pSMg.
Outro music "Gift" by Jonny Easton. Check out his amazing royalty-free music on YouTube at https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCHJVYelCXpsV8P4EVWBgj0A.