SHARK WEAK: Sharktopus (2010)

Yes, this is just the first in the Sharktopus saga, followed by Sharktopus vs. Pteracuda and Sharktopus vs. Whalewolf, all produced by Roger Corman for SyFy. In Caribbean folklore, the Lusca is a type of sea monster said to exist near Andros, an island in the Bahamas, that is half dragon, half octopus. That’s what inspired S-11, an intelligent […]

SHARK WEAK: Jaws 2 (1978)

Jaws 2 wasn’t going to make anyone happy. How do you recapture the magic of a film that took so many by surprise, even if it was calculated to do exactly what it set out to accomplish? Then again, until Rocky II came out, this was the most successful sequel in history. Producers Richard D. Zanuck and […]

SHARK WEAK: 6-Headed Shark Attack (2018)

Can you believe that there’s an entire Multi-Headed Shark franchise? There was a 2-Headed Shark Attack and 3-Headed Shark Attack and 5-Headed Shark Attack and now, a six-headed one that ends up on an island near Corazon where several couples have come to work out their various issues. This thing is absolutely horrifying, because it’s not just […]

Ten Jaws Ripoffs

If we’ve learned anything over this last BASTARD PUPS OF JAWS week, it’s that there are plenty of other fish (and bears and alligators and devilfish and piranha and barracuda) in the sea. These are the ten best ones that we’ve found and as you’ve read above, a movie doesn’t have to have a shark […]