I’ll say this much about sometimes-monotonous Sharknado 5: Global Swarming: it was a slight improvement on last year’s completely monotonous The 4th Awakens.
San Diego Comic-Con is where fans converge to celebrate their lifelong commitment to comics, movies, television series, and of course, the institution of marriage. To celebrate its 25th anniversary, SYFY set up its very own Geek Love Chapel in the heart of San Diego’s Gaslamp District where fans could become their own Lord and Lady of the Wedding Rings. Orlando Jones (American Gods) officiated the ceremonies, which included two marriages and vow renewals for six couples, including Sharknado star Ian Ziering and his wife, Erin Ludwig.
By now, the 'Sharknado' franchise is so immersed in parody, self-awareness, cameo appearances, and product placement that it seemed doomed to enter a decadent phase of self-swallowing shark-snark. Credit writer Thunder Levin with surmounting this danger by keeping 'Sharknado 3: Oh Hell No!,' premiering Wednesday night, lively, action-packed, and occasionally quite funny.
'Sharknado' creator Thunder Levin tells us how he spawned the unexpectedly successful flying-shark franchise for SyFy.