Shark Night 3D review

Dumb-fun expectations with a straightforward beast-vs-co-eds tale

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Directed by childactor-turned stuntman-turned-B-flick huckster David R Ellis (Snakes On A Plane), SN 3D gamely aims to deliver on dumb-fun expectations with a straightforward beast-vs-co-eds tale. Sadly, it’s hampered by a commercial coyness that skimps on the grue and cuts out celebrity skin entirely, leaving you with nothing more than a few poke-y moments and wistful memories of Piranha 3D. It’s like watching the Discovery Channel during shark week with annoying glasses on and, for some reason, a guest spot from American Idol’s Katharine McPhee

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