When It First Came Out, Jaws Got Savaged By the L.A. Times

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Jaws turned forty this weekend, which led L.A. Times’ Hero Complex to dig up the paper’s original review. Charles Champlin ... wasn’t a fan. “Exploitative,” “broad and obvious” are only a few of his choice words. Go read the whole thing here. And say hello to an old friend while you’re there.

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I agree with that review, I’ve never liked Jaws.