Tuesday, March 17, 2015

Swamp Shark (2011)

How bad is it? It's one of the better, therefore less entertaining, shark attack movies.
Should you see it? If you're watching shark movies, it makes for a nice change of pace.
Kristy Swanson, of Buffy the Vampire Slayer fame, stars in this shark attack film, that differs from others mostly in the use of a real shark in some scenes (which doesn't help), the location (that's the deepest swamp in the world, given the way the shark leaps and its size) and the odd film role of baseball hall of famer Wade Boggs. There's the requisite stereotyped characters, there are hovercrafts, exploding propane tanks (wow, ripping off "Jaws" directly) and impossible action - when the shark goes on land, you just have to shake your head.

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