Summer Block Busters
May 18, 2017
For more than 40 years, American moviegoers have looked forward to summer blockbusters. It started with the movie “Jaws” in 1976. Before then, summer was a low point for movie theaters and filmmakers. We’ll hear about the history of summer blockbuster movies and how summer movies have become big money-makers for Hollywood from Kevin Sandler, an Arizona State University associate professor in Film and Media Studies.