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Movie Review: Sharknado!

They’ve made enough of these that I could probably finish the shark movie reviews just watching them. But we’ll see how many I actually sit through. This is very much an intentional B-movie, or as they’re mostly known today, “A Syfy Original.” This one spawned a whole franchise (six movies), so clearly they got something …

Movie Review: The Meg

This is the sort of shark movie you’d expect to come out lately: action-packed and not really scary in any way. And this movie accomplishes what it set out to do. It’s visually awesome, with a lot of good work done under the water and some reasonable science behind the submersibles. (Not so much the …

Movie Review: Jaws 3-D!

On vacation, still gotta update Jaws 2, too. This movie is great, and a lot hokier and B-movie-er than the other two. It’s really funny, and a couple of fairly decent actors turn in 80s 3D movie worthy performances. But since I’m on vacation and a Scotch regimen… Report Card: Running Time: An hour thirty-nine. …

Movie Review: JAWS!

The first movie in our new series: Shark movies! Jaws is a special one, too, since it’s the original summer blockbuster. All right, so here we go: Jaws. There’s a bit of a format change for this genre, since it isn’t straight up horror. Monster Type goes without saying: they’re all sharks. Also, violence goes …