Saturday June 6, 2020

Appetite For Distraction

There’s a new disaster movie in town - it features Jason Statham and a prehistoric shark, and it is utterly ludicrous. See it immediately

19th August, 2018
Dante’s Peak, starring Linda Hamilton and Pierce Brosnan at the height of their powers, beats out Tommy Lee Jones in Volcano as the ultimate magma-based 1990s disaster flick

I saw The Meg last week. I couldn’t help myself. Jason Statham, a giant prehistoric shark and a ragtag bunch of stereotypes and clichés trying to outswim it? Sounds abysmal - sign me up.

And friends, it was appalling, in the best possible way. The Stath’s outfit choices swung between wetsuits and polo necks, the Meg was enormous (although it could have been even bigger if you ask me) and the...

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