Excerpt: Every so often I get a movie that makes me chuckle. Not in the sense that the movie in question is a comedy and the intended result is a laugh. No, sometimes a movie is just lame that you can’t help but wonder what in the world the filmmakers were thinking.
Excerpt: The Film Just when you thought it was safe to go back in the water, Shark Night has come to Blu-ray. Well, it's still safe, as long as you aren't going into lakes in Louisiana or maybe into any video stores. Shark Night tries to capitalize on the phenomena of 2010's Piranha 3D .
Conclusion: Move along, there's nothing to see here. 'Shark Night' is a feeble attempt by Fox to cash in on the 'Piranha 3D' success. There's nothing funny, tongue-in-cheek or campy about 'Shark Night,' it's just bad.
Conclusion: Shark Night is quite possibly the dumbest movie given wide theatrical release last year. It feels like a smaller, much tamer, non-comedic version of last year's Piranha . That movie wasn't all that special, so you can imagine how flat this PG-13 version must be, without inspired casting and cameos,...
Conclusion: Shark Night isn't awful --it's competently filmed and features actors who do what they can with their underwritten roles--but it just doesn't deliver the kind of visceral and/or over-the-top experience that genre fans want from this sort of movie.
Excerpt: You can’t blame Fox for Shark Night . After the unexpected success of Piranha and a burgeoning home video shark market ( Shark Zone , Shark Attack , Shark Hunter , Two-Headed Shark , Shark This , Shark That ), there’s a market for schlock like this. Some of Shark Night understands.
Excerpt: Shark Night is a boring waste of time in which a group of people without personalities wander off camera and get eaten by a bunch of bad CGI. It drags down with it Joel David Moore, who amongst the group comes closest to having character traits and is also the only person involved in this film who...