The Reef: Stalked Another Soggy Killer Shark Movie

Halfway through the summer and we have a killer shark movie releasing onto Shudder and VOD platforms. A shark movie releasing in the dog days of summer isn’t surprising. But The Reef: Stalked is now the fourth shark thriller to swim onto screens this year. This low-budget thriller does have a couple of factors working […]

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Blood in the Water a Bad Kiddie Pool Mashup of Saw and Jaws

Welcome to summer! What better time of the movie season then for studios to release a killer shark into the water. Unfortunately, not every killer shark movie can be Jaws. Or even just The Meg. But there’s a pretty simple premise to exploit for even a middle-of-the-road killer shark movie. And when all else fails, […]

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Shark Bait a Derivative, Toothless Killer Shark Movie

Summer’s just around the corner. With the weather warming up people will be heading out to the beach soon enough. So naturally it’s time for another killer shark movie. Following on the heels of the so-so The Requin, Shark Bait quietly swam on to select VOD platforms last week. Nothing about this thriller stands out […]

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The Requin Takes a Bite Out of a Familiar Story

Summer is still months away, but for some reason a blend of killer shark and survival horror-thriller has arrived on VOD platforms. After a small, uncredited appearance in the latest Scream, The Requin marks Alicia Silverstone’s first starring role vehicle in 2022. A mix of Open Water, The Reef, and The Shallows, The Requin marks […]

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Great White Bites Off More Than It Can Chew

Summer is almost here and, as movie theatres start re-opening, what better way to kick off the season than a killer shark movie. Though it’s not scheduled for a US release until mid-July, Australian survival horror Great White has surfaced in other markets. And Australians should know something about big sharks. In addition to some […]

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Bait 3D: Sharknado Before Sharknado Was a Thing

In 2013, Sharknado, a SyFy Network movie, became a cult sensation. For six years, bad-movie lovers anticipated a new addition to the schlocky franchise. But one year before Sharknado, the Aussie-produced Bait 3D swam into theaters with a similar premise. A sudden tsunami submerges a grocery store, leaving its shoppers to fend off some Great […]

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47 Meters Down Uncaged: Superior Sequel Takes a Bite Out of Summer

What’s summer without a good killer shark movie? Last year’s The Meg was fine but largely forgettable. Crawl already gave us killer alligators last month. Two summers ago, shark thriller 47 Meters Down surprised at the box office. Though it was a modest box office hit, 47 Meters Downs was a somewhat lacklustre movie with […]

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Jaws 3-D Surfaces on Netflix

Jaws is a horror masterpiece. Steven Spielberg put himself on the map with his killer shark spin on a previous movie, Duel. Cinephiles know that Jaws: The Revenge is an awful movie. In fact, it’s not just awful, it’s all-time awful. Let’s not forget Jaws 2, a perfectly serviceable if not better than expected, sequel. […]

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