A warning to all schlock enthusiasts and avid riffers alike: this recent addition to the great trash pile of American B-cinema isn't a tenth as entertaining as its title suggests. The epic struggle between the titular gargantuan beasts is far too brief (six minutes at the most); far more attention is granted to the offensively untalented cast and ridiculous-looking military personnel who wear Ray-Bans, brandish M-16s and posture prominently in two-thirds of the movie's establishing shots. … more
MEGA SHARK VS GIANT OCTOPUS Oh that silly Asylum is up to it again this time bringing forth two giant creatures from the sea to do battle. Well that is of course if they don't kill all of us as well, oh them crazy monsters. The Asylum Productions is one of my favorite production companies because they actually don't care and put out not only stuff like this but Mock Busters as well. Those would be the rip offs of other successful films out … more
Pros: Debbie Gibson didn't sing, CGI worth a laugh Cons: there are many The Bottom Line: "Ya know when that shark bites, with his teeth, babe Scarlet billows start to spread" ~Weill, Brecht, Blitzstein If I supplied nothing beyond the title of this movie, Mega Shark vs. Giant Octopus, it would pretty much wrap up the entire thing. However, I would slight you by … more
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