It's easy to write "The Meg" off as stupid and cheesy and leave it at that. To us, that's a bit unfair because we fully expected it to be dumb. In fact, we wanted it to be ridiculous and idiotic and a lot of mindless fun. Unfortunately, it only ge... Read the full review »
During the summer of 1997, author Steve Alten’s Meg: A Novel of Deep Terror was released. While some critics loved the book (the LA Times called it “Jurassic Shark”) many found it to be stale, and wholly uninteresting despite the fact that i... Read the full review »
Summer monster movies are fun and summer monster movies starring Jason Statham should be even more of a slam dunk, but killer shark flick “The Meg” is extraordinarily irritating and repetitive, even for a mind-numbing action movie.
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Look, you know what you're walking into when you watch the trailer. Dumb, mindless, fun action. And that's pretty much what you get. Barring some cringy moments and lines, I had quite a good time with this film. All of the underwater stuff works a... Read the full review »