"What if we took 'Snakes on a Plane,' combined it with 'Jaws' and relocated the thing from an airliner to the Westside of Los Angeles?"
Someone, somewhere uttered those words before coming up with the idea for "Sharknado."
Which makes us wonder how one can then take "Sharknado" and turn it into a feature film. Like: "What if we did 'Sharknado,' changed the threat and used a different portmanteau?"
"Piranhacane" Sure, piranhas are fish and need to live in the water. But what if the water came from above, like from a hurricane, and the piranhas could be carried wherever they wanted to go? It would be scary, wouldn't it? The key scene takes place over a catchy
"Twistquake" Helen Hunt has been having a rough time of it lately. Her storm-chasing life isn't the same since she was turned down for a Discovery special. Then she gets word of a new kind of twister: It's one that also causes an earthquake. She is at first perplexed, as a twister originates in the air and an earthquake originates under the ground, but then realizes that since wind also hits the ground, this was OK. The twistquake causes much destruction, until, watching a scene from "The Wizard of Oz," Hunt realizes what she needs to do. Gabrielle Carteris stars as a feisty seismologist.
"The Day After the Stormcano"
"The Surge" For 364 days of the year, the seas are calm. For one day they swell and surge, mowing down children, sandcastles and minor skyscrapers. Only one man, played by
"White Housteroid" The problem with domestic terrorists taking over the White House is that there's always a plucky veteran who looks like
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