‘Shark Week’ flew by when I watched it because the story moved quickly, it was interesting, and there were no lulls. It got me hooked from the beginning when we see how psycho and angry Tiberon is (Patrick Bergin). He’s also a smartass which kinda makes him likeable in my sick world.
All eight victims/contestants/enemies of Tiberon are kidnapped including Layla (Valerie Garcia http://wp.me/p2eH5w-4T ) who wakes up in a bathtub and once she’s approached by the kidnappers she throws her arms up in a millisecond and says she didn’t do anything. That looked a little too convincing Valerie!
Per the story line we know it’s a game of survival for the eight when they are brought to Tiberon’s private island. Tiberon tells the group that if they get past and kill a shark he’ll give them a little item to help them in the next round. I think one of the items must have been sunscreen since none of the characters got sunburnt. I’d want the sunscreen too because would you want to fight a shark with blisters popping in salt water or the shark’s fin slapping your sunburnt back?
The group works well together and brainstorms how to kill the sharks. I was waiting for the Wonder Pets chant “What’s gonna work, teeeeeam work”. The battles against the sharks are tense and entertaining.
After the movie was over I sat back and said out loud wow there was nothing outrageously crazy about the movie. It was almost realistic and the only farfetched part was Tiberon doing a shot because he’s the most interesting man on earth and I thought he only drank Dos Equis. Then I said the sharks were realistic and held my drink up and hailed H. Perry Horton’s wriring, Chris Douglas-Olen Ray’s directing http://wp.me/p2eH5w-7g Joe Lawson’s special effects http://wp.me/p2eH5w-3H and Chris Ridenhour’s music http://wp.me/p2eH5w-3o . Then I saw my daughters standing in their pj’s staring at me bug eyed and my seven year old saying mommy’s right daddy is crazy.
I think I’ll keep ‘Shark Week’ on my DVR until I get the DVD. So, what’s the next shark movie for Chris and H. Perry Horton? How about a fresh water shark that has been in a pond for many years and the shark is mistreated by residents of a new subdivision built around the pond. After a torrential downpour the pond overflows and floods the subdivision and the shark has access to a house having a party with all the residents. Come one guys, I want to see a movie where we root on the shark!!!