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Sand Sharks (2011) Movie Review

9 December 2011 6:03 PM, PST | Beyond Hollywood | See recent Beyond Hollywood news »

The search for the bottom of the creature feature barrel continues with “Sand Sharks”, a film which explores the long pondered philosophical question as to what would happen if sharks could in fact swim through sand. Boldly tackling this controversial issue are director Mark Atkins (also responsible for the charming “Battle of Los Angeles”) and writers Cameron Larson (“Mysterious Island”, “Alligator X”) and Joe Benkis (“Shadow People”), with an intriguing cast of television stars and vaguely familiar genre faces that includes Corin Nemec (“Supernatural”), Brooke Hogan (“Brooke Knows Best”), Gina Holden (“Saw 3D”), Julie Berman (“General Hospital”), Nick Hogan (“Hogan Knows Best”) and Vanessa Lee Evigan (“Journey To The Centre Of The Earth”). For the brave or curious, “Sand Sharks” hits region 2 DVD in January through Chelsea Films. The plot, such as it is, proudly follows the time honoured “Jaws” formula pretty much to the letter, kicking off with a »

- James Mudge

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Stop What You’re Doing! The Sand Sharks Trailer Has Arrived!

16 November 2011 7:47 AM, PST | Beyond Hollywood | See recent Beyond Hollywood news »

If you’re the sort of seedy individual who likes to spend your free time watching low-budget monster movies featuring small clusters of has-beens and semi-celebrities, then director Mark Atkins’ upcoming creature feature “Sand Sharks” is definitely the sort of thing you need to keep a close eye on. Sure, the movie appears to be nothing more than a series of loosely-connected sequences involving CGI sharks noming down on some unsuspecting party-goers, but that’s precisely what you’d expect from something called “Sand Sharks”. Needless to say, I’ll be watching this nonsense as soon as I possibly can. I’m sure you already knew that. Behold this needlessly verbose plot synopsis: An underwater earthquake cracks open a crater deep beneath the ocean’s surface unleashing a prehistoric predator. On the sleepy island of White Sands, local teens drink and party beside a beach bonfire. One of them wanders »

- Todd Rigney

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Brooke Hogan Goes Wild in 'Sand Sharks' Trailer

1 November 2011 3:35 PM, PDT | Best-Horror-Movies.com | See recent Best-Horror-Movies.com news »

After watching movies like Jaws and Shark Night 3D we all know it's not safe to swim in the water with sharks. What if sharks were able to swim in the sand and the water? I guess we are about to find out in a new horror/ sci-fi comedy movie hitting the American Film Market this week called Sand Sharks. Sand Sharks is directed by Mark Atkins (Battle of Los Angeles) and the screenplay is written by Cameron Larson. The film stars Gina Holden (Saw 3D, Final Destination 3), Vanessa Lee Evigan (Journey to the Center of the Earth), Eric Scott Woods (Dark Metropolis) and Corin Nemec (3-3-3), Julie Berman and Nick Hogan (Hulk Hogans son). »

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Afm '11: See Brooke Hogan in 'Sand Sharks' Trailer!

31 October 2011 8:47 AM, PDT | bloody-disgusting.com | See recent Bloody-Disgusting.com news »

American World Pictures (Awp), a leading independent motion picture distribution and production company, and Remember Dreaming Productions, have now released a trailer for the Sci-Fi feature film Sand Sharks, directed by Mark Atkins (Battle of Los Angeles) and starring Corin Nemec ("Stargate Sg-1," "The War At Home") and Brooke Hogan ("Brooke Knows Best," "Hogan Knows Best"). The film, written by Cameron Larson also stars Gina Holden (Saw 3D, Final Destination 3), Vanessa Lee Evigan (Journey to the Center of the Earth), Eric Scott Woods (Dark Metropolis) and Julie Berman. "In this Sci-Fi feature, prehistoric sand-dwelling sharks are unleashed on the island of White Sands when an underwater earthquake cracks open a crater deep beneath the ocean surface. The most menacing beasts to ever rule the waters, now rule the sand; with their monster appetites they mercilessly munch on anything that crosses their path." »

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Brooke Hogan And Co Fight Them On The Beaches In New Sand Sharks Trailer

31 October 2011 | Horror Asylum | See recent Horror Asylum news »

Hottie Brooke Hogan as a shark scientist!? Babes bouncing about on beaches!? And a prehistoric man-eater feeding on those brave enough to walk the sands!? Then you must be referring to Mark Atkins' 'Sand Sharks'. The Asylum production has revealed a new trailer featuring all of the above mentioned goodies. Hogan (below) co-stars alongside Corin Nemec, Gina Holden ('Saw 3D'), Eric Scott Woods, Vanessa Lee Evigan and Julie Berman. Mark Atkins directs from a script by Cameron Larson. Check out the trailer below with exactly the right freeze frame in place. »

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Brooke Hogan Schools You on Sand Sharks in This Trailer

31 October 2011 | shocktillyoudrop.com | See recent shocktillyoudrop news »

The time has come for you to feast your eyes on the trailer for Sand Sharks . I know, I know...what a Halloween treat, right? I can feel your excitement - it's been growing since we first told you about the film many months ago. Well, here you have it. Sand Sharks , starring Corin Nemec, Brooke Hogan, Vanessa Evigan, Eric Scott Woods and Gina Holden. This shit is about to change your life. Mark Atkins directed the film. He gave us a lot of Asylum-produced fare. 'Nuff said. »

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Brooke Hogan's Ridiculous Sand Sharks Trailer

31 October 2011 4:35 AM, PDT | WorstPreviews.com | See recent Worst Previews news »

Today we have the trailer for "Sand Sharks," a low-budget thriller starring Hulk Hogan's daughter Brooke Hogan and "Parker Lewis Can't Lose" actor Corin Nemec. Check out the trailer below. Plot: Spring breakers have gathered for the annual Sandman Festival. Organizer Jimmy Green (Nemec) smells money. Unfortunately, a species of prehistoric sand tiger shark smells blood. Deputy Sheriff Sandy Powers (Hogan) wants to close the beach when revelers fall victim to a shark that can swim through sand like water. Directed by Mark Atkins, the man behind The Asylum's "Battle of Los Angeles," the new movie is set to premiere on the Syfy channel next year. Brooke Hogan will next appear in The Asylum's "2 Headed Shark Attack." Trailer: If you cannot see the player, click here. »

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Sand Sharks Trailer is Here to Bring Joy to the World

30 October 2011 10:35 PM, PDT | DreadCentral.com | See recent Dread Central news »

I don’t care what sweet candy you get in your trick or treat bag this Halloween; this just posted trailer for Sand Sharks is the tastiest treat you’ll snack on all day. It’s the Piranha 3D meets Blood Beach movie you’ve been waiting for.

Spring breakers have gathered for the annual Sandman Festival. Organizer Corin Nemec smells money. Unfortunately, a species of prehistoric sand tiger shark smells blood. Deputy Sheriff Vanessa Lee Evigan wants to close the beach when revelers fall victim to a shark that can swim through sand like water.

If that premise sounds too far-fetched for your feeble minds, then now might not be the best time to mention the shark scientist they turn to is played by Hulk Hogan’s daughter, Brooke Hogan.

The demented geniuses behind Sand Sharks are screenwriter Cameron Larson and filmmaker Mark Atkins, a long-time Asylum director most »

- Foywonder

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Look Out! It's A Sand Shark!

17 May 2011 8:54 AM, PDT | Twitch | See recent Twitch news »

Is it too much too hope that Sand Shark star Brooke Hogan's famous father might show up at the climax of Mark Atkins' film to slam the titular beast down in a suplex? The idea of Hulk Hogan wrestling a shark makes no sense, I agree, but neither does the idea of prehistoric sharks that live beneath the sand preying on Hogan's scantily clad daughter. It would, however, be awesome.Roaming the halls of the Cannes Marche du Film is an often surreal experience with booth after booth of high minded art film nestled up against films which are, shall we say, of a slightly different mind. This is one of those. Though there's no trailer available yet we do have an official synopsis:An underwater »

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A Bikini Bound Brooke Hogan in this First Graphic for Sand Sharks

14 May 2011 6:33 AM, PDT | 28 Days Later Analysis | See recent 28 Days Later Analysis news »

Is that a scantily clad Brooke Hogan in this first poster for Sand Sharks? The answer is probably yes, as Sand Sharks takes a page out of Piranha 3D's playbook. This graphic looks eerily similar to this earlier film and how sharks travel through sand is up to horror fans' imaginations. Take a peek at this early tease, with American World Pictures set to sell this creature feature domestically and abroad.

The synopsis for Sand Sharks:

"An underwater earthquake cracks open a crater deep beneath the ocean’s surface unleashing a prehistoric predator. On the sleepy island of White Sands, local teens drink and party beside a beach bonfire. One of them wanders off after a pretty girl and disappears, leaving only a severed hand behind. It appears it’s been bitten and ripped off by a vicious animal. This looks like a shark bite, but it’s »

- Remove28DaysLaterAnalysisThis@gmail.com (Michael Allen)

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A Bikini Bound Brooke Hogan in this First Graphic for Sand Sharks

12 May 2011 8:00 AM, PDT | 28 Days Later Analysis | See recent 28 Days Later Analysis news »

Is that a scantily clad Brooke Hogan in this first poster for Sand Sharks? The answer is probably yes, as Sand Sharks takes a page out of Piranha 3D's playbook. This graphic looks eerily similar to this earlier film and how sharks travel through sand is up to horror fans' imaginations. Take a peek at this early tease, with American World Pictures set to sell this creature feature domestically and abroad.

The synopsis for Sand Sharks:

"An underwater earthquake cracks open a crater deep beneath the ocean’s surface unleashing a prehistoric predator. On the sleepy island of White Sands, local teens drink and party beside a beach bonfire. One of them wanders off after a pretty girl and disappears, leaving only a severed hand behind. It appears it’s been bitten and ripped off by a vicious animal. This looks like a shark bite, but it’s »

- soccerpro134@gmail.com (Michael Allen)

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Busty And Bikini-Clad Brooke Hogan Relaxes For Now On Sand Sharks Teaser Art

12 May 2011 | Horror Asylum | See recent Horror Asylum news »

Wow. Plagiaristic much!? Some new teaser art for yet another shark-related horror flick coming our way has arrived. The Mark Atkins helmed shark story 'Sand Sharks' has received some rather familiar looking sales art to help promote the movie. In fact it's a pretty big 'Jaws' poster rip-off effectively replacing the sea for sand. Corin Nemec and the hot Hulk daughter Brooke Hogan (below) both star in the Cameron Larson penned prehistoric shark tale. 'Saw 3D's Gina Holden, Eric Scott Woods, Vanessa Lee Evigan and Julie Berman all co-star. Click on the stories below this article to check out all the previous stills including some bikini shots of Miss Hogan. »

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Sand Sharks Sales Art Sneaks Up From Below

11 May 2011 4:52 PM, PDT | DreadCentral.com | See recent Dread Central news »

Yep. It's exactly what you think it is. To quote a much beloved character from a certain Dead series ... "You stick your head in the sun, and they gonna come up behind you and bite off your ass!" Dig on some early sales art below.

From the Press Release

American World Pictures (Awp), a leading independent motion picture distribution and production company, and Remember Dreaming Productions are pleased to announce the completion of principal photography on the sci-fi feature film “Sand Sharks”, directed by Mark Atkins (“Battle of Los Angeles”) and starring Corin Nemec (“Stargate Sg-1”, “The War At Home”) and Brooke Hogan (“Brooke Knows Best”, “Hogan Knows Best”).

The film, written by Cameron Larson, also stars Gina Holden (“Saw 3D”, “Final Destination 3”), Vanessa Lee Evigan (“Journey to the Center of the Earth”, “Whatever It Takes”), Eric Scott Woods (“Dark Metropolis”) and Julie Berman (ABC’s “General Hospital”). Prehistoric »

- Uncle Creepy

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Exclusive First Look at Sci-Fi Feature – Sand Sharks

30 March 2011 4:38 PM, PDT | HeyUGuys.co.uk | See recent HeyUGuys news »

American World Pictures & Remember Dreaming Productions’ have been kind enough to send over these brand new and exclusive images for us to debut. Their new film is called Sand Sharks which has been produced by Mark L. Lester and Dana Dubovsky.

Mark Atkins directs the movie which has been written by Cameron Larson and stars Corin Nemec (“Stargate Sg-1”, “The War At Home”), Brooke Hogan (“Brooke Knows Best”, “Hogan Knows Best”), Gina Holden (“Saw 3D”, “Final Destination 3”), Vanessa Lee Evigan (“Journey to the Center of the Earth”, “Whatever It Takes”), Eric Scott Woods (“Dark Metropolis”) and Julie Berman (ABC’s “General Hospital”).

Plot: In this Sci-Fi feature, prehistoric sand-dwelling sharks are unleashed on the island of White Sands when an underwater earthquake cracks open a crater deep beneath the ocean surface. The most menacing beasts to ever rule the waters, now rule the sand; with their monster appetites they »

- David Sztypuljak

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A Handful of Pics from Mark Atkins’ Upcoming Creature Feature Sand Sharks

29 March 2011 9:49 AM, PDT | Beyond Hollywood | See recent Beyond Hollywood news »

From American World Pictures comes Mark Atkins’ ambitious monster flick “Sand Sharks”, a film that the “Battle of Los Angeles” director describes as a “fish out of water” story. Get it? Sand sharks? Fish out of a water? Oh, boy. Then again, what did you expect from someone who used to work for The Asylum? All kidding aside, I’m always down for another cornball creature feature, particularly since this particular adventure stars “Parker Lewis Can’t Lose” alumni Corin Nemec in the lead role. Also on-board to battle these sandy beasts are Gina Holden (“Saw 3D”), Brooke Hogan (“Devour”), and a small collection of extremely pretty faces that are ready and waiting to meet their respective makers in a slew of interesting ways. Fantastic! No word yet as to when or where this one will see the light of day, though I wouldn’t hold your breath for a theatrical release. »

- Todd Rigney

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Exclusive pics: “Sand Sharks”

29 March 2011 9:24 AM, PDT | Fangoria | See recent Fangoria news »

With warmer weather and summer not far away, you know it won’t be safe to go back in the water again… Fangoria.com just nabbed some exclusive pics from Sand Sharks, the latest effort from American World Pictures (Pterodactyl, Bad Karma and upcoming Jabberwocky and Sinbad And The Minotaur) and Remember Dreaming Productions. See below the jump for the scoop on the new creature feature directed by Mark Atkins (an escapee from cheapie production company The Asylum, who helmed the mockbusters Battle Of Los Angeles and Halloween Night). »

- samueldzimmerman@gmail.com (Tony Timpone)

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Brooke Hogan Appears In New Sand Sharks Stills As Project Moves Into Post

29 March 2011 | Horror Asylum | See recent Horror Asylum news »

Principal photography has finished up on Mark Atkins ('Haunting of Winchester House', 'Battle of Los Angeles') new shark infested sci-fi flick 'Sand Sharks'. Corin Nemec stars in this Cameron Larson penned prehistoric shark tale which will see Nemec and co-star Brooke Hogan (below) come face to face with the man-eating terrors of the deep. An exclusive set of pics directo from the production come courtesy of Dread Central and you can check them out below. 'Saw 3D's Gina Holden, Eric Scott Woods, Vanessa Lee Evigan, Eric Scott Woods and Julie Berman all co-star. Check out Gina and Brooke, looking gorgeous as ever, below. »

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Exclusive First Images: Sand Sharks Swim Ashore

28 March 2011 7:18 PM, PDT | DreadCentral.com | See recent Dread Central news »

Just when you thought it was safe to go back in the water, prehistoric predators now prowl the land! Ya just can't win, I tell ya! Get ready for the first word and images from Sand Sharks!

From the Press Release

American World Pictures (Awp), a leading independent motion picture distribution and production company, and Remember Dreaming Productions, are pleased to announce the completion of principal photography on the sci-fi feature film “Sand Sharks”, directed by Mark Atkins (“Battle of Los Angeles”) and starring Corin Nemec (“Stargate Sg-1”, “The War At Home”) and Brooke Hogan (“Brooke Knows Best”, “Hogan Knows Best”).

The film, written by Cameron Larson, also stars Gina Holden (“Saw 3D”, “Final Destination 3”), Vanessa Lee Evigan (“Journey to the Center of the Earth”, “Whatever It Takes”), Eric Scott Woods (“Dark Metropolis”) and Julie Berman (ABC’s “General Hospital”). Prehistoric sand-dwelling sharks are unleashed on the island of »

- Uncle Creepy

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Battle: Los Angeles or Battle of Los Angeles: You Decide

24 March 2011 4:00 AM, PDT | 28 Days Later Analysis | See recent 28 Days Later Analysis news »

What if you wanted to knock-off Jonathan Liebesman's Battle: Los Angeles and you only had 1% of the budget? Well, you would still have 700K and you could name your film something very similar like Battle of Los Angeles. This is what The Asylum is known for and 700K is not the budget of their latest.

In 2007, The Asylum tried to capitalize on the blockbuster I Am Legend, with I Am Omega. The result was a decent film (I Am Omega Review). The Asylum has copied other looming big budget films like Transformers, with Transmorphers and James Cameron's Titanic with Shane Van Dyke's forgettable Titanic II (A Titanic II Review). How will Battle of Los Angeles fare? That depends on movie watchers inability to decipher the good, Battle: Los Angeles from the arguably bad, Battle of Los Angeles. The first trailer for the latter is below, courtesy of Quiet Earth. »

- Remove28DaysLaterAnalysisThis@gmail.com (Michael Allen)

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A Week Of Discoveries on DVD* (Not Requiring a Gun to Find Them)

22 March 2011 10:29 AM, PDT | ifc.com | See recent IFC news »

A look at what's new on DVD today:

"Meskada" (2010)

Directed by Josh Sternfeld

Released by Anchor Bay Entertainment

When this thriller premiered at Tribeca this past spring, Alison Willmore wrote, "the second film from writer/director Josh Sternfeld ("Winter Solstice") has ambitions reaching beyond being a straightforward police procedural," though critics, including her, were mixed about the end result. Nick Stahl and Rachel Nichols star as small-town sleuths who investigate a botched home invasion case that claims the life of a young child in an affluent community and enflames class divisions when the main suspects are from the poorer community nearby. Grace Gummer, Meryl Streep's second daughter to go into the family profession, makes her film debut.

"Anywhere USA" (2008)

Directed by Chusy Haney-Jardine

Released by Cinevolve Studios

Winner of a Spirit of Independence prize at the 2008 Sundance Film Festival, Chusy Haney-Jardine's collection of three comic vignettes involves a »

- Stephen Saito

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