The story. The music. The dialogue. The practical effects. The characters. This is arguably a PERFECT movie in my opinion. It was such a great experience seeing it on the big screen.
Fun to see it in 3d - a whole new experience🦈
Importantly, Spielberg instinctively knows exactly when to keep his camera still and allow what's in front of it to take precedence.
Spielberg balances terror on the water with a rich portrait of an island police chief (Roy Scheider) torn between public-safety concerns and a community that thrives on the tourist dollar.