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'Sharknado 3' tosses all standards overboard and sinks anyway

'Sharknado 3' tosses all standards overboard and sinks anyway

Having now watched "Sharknado 3: Oh Hell No!," which premieres Wednesday on Syfy, I find myself in the position of having to write about it. And I am not sure which is worse, really, or even how to proceed — what standards to hold it to when an utter lack of standards is its raison d'etre. There is a line of defense the movie throws up, a sort of camouflage, in which the purposely bad is blended with the actually bad, that makes the critic want to pack up his typewriter and repair despairing to the bar. Let us entertain, for the sake of argument, the idea that Anthony C. Ferrante and writer Thunder Levin are masters of subtlety and that they have played here a...

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