Category Archives: Monster Sharks

It’s Never Gonna Be Safe To Go Back In The Water…

Just when you thought the assorted permutations of cinematic Selachimorpha [aka sharks], post-Jaws, must come to an end, some mad filmmaker always seems to release another one into the wild. Do We Really Think The Possibilities Are Exhausted? Okay, no … Continue reading

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Mega Shark’s Attack on Titan

It began when low-budget, exploitation production company, Asylum, released Mega Shark vs Giant Octopus (US-2009; dir. Ace Hannah) [Backbrain review]. Back in May 2009, Undead Backbrain was the first to reveal a still of the giant shark eating the Golden … Continue reading

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Beware the Shark-Man!

A Backbrain Exclusive Lots of men are sharks, especially in the vicinity of holiday resorts. Generally speaking referring to them as sharks is a metaphorical gesture, indicative of predatory sexual behaviour. But what if the phrase “shark man” wasn’t a … Continue reading

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Exclusive: Jurassic Shark

Giant and/or mutant sharks aren’t showing any sign of abandoning their attack on our cultural sensibilities! Latest news from the irrepressible Brett Kelly  — B-film exploitation dynamo — is that he has begun pre-production on Jurassic Shark, the story of … Continue reading

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Look! Up in the Sky…

Superman, right? No? Then maybe it’s Supergirl or Superboy. What about Superboy Prime, Bizarro Superman, Cyborg Superman, the Superman/Batman Composite Superman, Superman Red/Superman Blue, Super Mite, Krypto the Super Dog and (according to my Superman Encyclopedia) Supercat or Super Horse?  … Continue reading

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The Monstro-Selachimorpha Subgenre

Not since Spielberg’s Jaws (1975) took the-shark-as-monster to a cinematic high-point (and turned the exploitation film into a tentpole Hollywood blockbuster tradition in the process) has the shark been so monstrously omnipresent on film. They’re everywhere. Swarming in their thousands … Continue reading

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