Have you ever seen an entire theater of people clap and cheer at the end of a truly awful film?

That’s The Meg for you, a bad film with a bad script, bad acting and bad special effects that is also somehow a crowd pleaser.

I don’t know why I used the word “somehow,” since we all know what pleases a movie-going crowd watching a film about a giant shark - the feedings.

The Meg has been a film in development for almost 20 years. It’s based on the 1997 best-selling novel, Meg: A Novel of Deep Terror, written by Steve Alten.


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