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Jaws – 40th Anniversary Retrospective

June 20th, 2015 | by Padraic Coffey

In Alex Stapleton’s excellent documentary Corman’s World: Exploits of a Hollywood Rebel, the release of Steven Spielberg’s Jaws in 1975


Jaws 2 (1978)

June 16th, 1978 | by Padraic Coffey

Charlie Bluhdorn, the former owner of Paramount Studios, allegedly coaxed a reluctant Francis Ford Coppola into directing a follow-up to


Suspiria (1977)

August 12th, 1977 | by Padraic Coffey

Though known primarily as a director of Italian horror films, Dario Argento cut his teeth with the likes of Sergio


Chinatown (1974)

June 20th, 1974 | by Padraic Coffey

Though released in 1974, Chinatown begins with the Paramount logo of old, that instantly recognisable pyramidal mountain, bathed in a


The Friends of Eddie Coyle (1973)

June 26th, 1973 | by Padraic Coffey

The ‘heist-goes-wrong’ subgenre of crime cinema has been perennial favourite of filmmakers, from John Huston’s The Asphalt Jungle and Stanley



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