Sharknado, The Tornado What’s Filled With Sharks (TM), is the most important cinematic event since the very first French filmmakers’ experiments with the key French cinematic technologies of moving pictures (1903) and boring the viewer with a lot of nonsense (1904). This is obvious.
It’s the film Orson Welles would have made,
if he’d had the courage to be an artist rather than a salesman of spectacle.
You might think “Oh, that’s completely different from a Tornado Filled With Sharks; that’s merely a Shark In An Unexpected Environment Movie, like the seminal 2011 cinematic effort Sand Sharks.”
And you can see from the poster, this film does not resemble Sand Sharks in the least. For one thing, the shark’s head is tilted in the opposite direction. For another thing, the heroic butt of Avalanche Sharks is slightly canted by her hips, markedly different from Sand Shark‘s artistic choice of the traditional straight-butt.
Controversy aside, I think it’s safe to say we in the Shark Cinema Community are living in a true Golden Age.