Nigel Morris, LSFM Principal Lecturer | Jaws: The Symposium

NigelMorrisThis week LSFM Principal Lecturer Nigel Morris  led a Symposium to mark the 40th Anniversary of Jaws (1975) directed by Steven Spielberg. Academics examined how Jaws changed the ‘global cinematic landscape.’  Lizzy Allen from the University of Lincoln Press & Media spoke to Nigel, a leading scholar on the works of Spielberg, about one of Hollywood’s most influential films:

The thriller about a man-eating shark which attacks a summer seaside resort was released on 20th June 1975. It is celebrated as the first global blockbuster, becoming the first film to break the $100 million box office barrier.   Continue reading