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Shark Week? We Got Jaws With Claws!

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If you need a break from multiple networks flooding the airwaves with shark content, look no further than TheArchive where we boast our own animals gone wild list. It's Everything But Sharks Week. This first one  r anked among the most successful films of 1976. Grizzly  was produced on a $750,000 budget, becoming   the most successful independent   motion picture of of that year, earning more than $39 million worldwide. Of course that's a year after Jaws debuted with a $470 million dollar take on a $12 million budget. But dollar for dollar, while Jaws was more profitable, the ratios are not that far off. Grizzly boasts a crew of more future Academy Award winners and nominees per capita than most legit Oscar films! Eight in fact! Sink your teeth into that. One of them must have been responsible for blowing up the bear much like Jaws saw its demise a year before.... Grizzly was directed by WIlliam Girdler and produced by the wildly bizarre and ironically prolific, notorious enig

Brady AND his Bucs are Out, these Buccaneers are In!

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Tom Brady has signed off and his Bucs are down and out, but our Buccaneers are just hitting their stride. Today's weekly remake spotlight brings you drama off the gridiron and onto the high seas. As you recover from Sunday's two deciding match ups, tune in for  Dan Tempest and his crew of former pirates as they swashbuckle their way across the seven seas.  We're thinking Bridgerton on the water. Streaming on  TheArchive  now are all 39 episodes of 1956’s  The Buccaneers  starring the inimitable Robert Shaw, possibly best known for his iconic performance as Quint the shark hunter in Jaws, but an Oscar-nominee and Hollywood stalwart nonetheless, and a damn solid Buccaneer as well.  The plot centers around Captain Dan Tempest who as an ex-pirate, received a pardon from the King and turned privateer after his stronghold was taken over by the Crown’s soldiers. Alongside his motley crew of ravage sailors, Tempest must maintain stability in the region by sticking up for what'