The Shark Is Still Working
The Shark Is Still Working (2006)

Documentary.Celebrate thirty years of hydrophobia

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Bill Chambers
Film Freak Central

The Shark Is Still Working isn't necessarily better than The Making of Jaws, but it trods less familiar ground.

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James Kendrick
Q Network Film Desk

pulsates with the kind of admiration and genuine love for film that is all too often dismissed as overeager fanboy veneration and not recognized as the kind of passion that keeps art alive and kicking

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Dan Lybarger

Erik Hollander's 'The Shark Is Still Working' answers pretty much everything you could ever want to know about the making of Steven Spielberg's 1975 breakthrough film 'Jaws' and a few things that aren't all that interesting.

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Michael A. Smith
Nolan's Pop Culture Review

While the main players (Spielberg, Scheider, Dreyfuss) have appeared in other documentaries, they are more relaxed here, telling stories never told before with a sly wink like someone finally betraying a secret

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Sean O'Connell

leaves no fin unturned

Brian Orndorf

A stupendous adrenaline rush of nostalgia and sloppy fanboy kisses that packs more historical perspective in its dorsal fin than most retrospectives spend a lifetime chasing.

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Staci Layne Wilson

The Shark Is Still Working is well worth a look for diehard devotees of Jaws (and even those who just love 'Shark Week')

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Bill Gibron

A masterful companion piece to the various supplements surrounding the perfect popcorn hit, it's the smart and insightful sugar coating on three decades of fascinating fish stories.

Clint Morris

"It's one of the best documentaries I've ever seen. A top class production with bite. Bravo."

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An exhaustive doc about the making and impact of Jaws.