The “The Meg” “Guess I’m doing trailers today” trailer.

The Meg looks endearingly stupid.  But will it be endearingly stupid enough?

Realistically, of course — if that term even has any meaning when talking about a giant mega-shark movie — this critter would become sashimi just as soon as somebody called in the US Navy, which would be some time in the first five minutes (I’m not going to subscribe to the polite fiction that the PLAN is up to the task of giant shark-killing). However: this movie looks pretty.  They have some nice, albeit utterly unrealistic, underwa… I’m gonna stop there.  This is a giant shark movie that’s there to have menacing, large bites taken out of things that normally do not get bitten, and Jason Statham look at people in a Jason Statham way.  I’m being unhelpful.  I should stop doing that.

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  • Compound says:

    (upbeat music)
    I’ll see it. Hey, I’ve sat through all 5 Sharknado films. (Six will involve time travel. No. That’s not a joke.) I have rather low standards for shark films.

  • bensdad00 says:

    This is based on a book, scarily enough, and there are half a dozen sequels and spinoffs written already and ready to go to screen if it’s a hit. Yes I’ve read them all; don’t look at me like that.

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