If Shark Week didn't chill your bones enough to stay safely landlocked at Miami Beach without even sticking so much as a toe in the water, you'll definitely think twice about hopping in the ocean after watching Bait 3D. The Jaws-channeling 3D feature will show for one time only at the AMC Aventura on Thursday, September 13 -- if, that is, enough Miami shark slasher film fans buy tickets in advance.
For fans of gore, Bait 3D is a sure-to-please slasher flick, if the term "slasher flick" can also be applied in reference to life-size rows of jagged Great White shark teeth. The plot setup is as such: A freak tsunami overtakes a coastal town, trapping a group of attractive youngsters inside a submerged grocery store with a ravenous 12-foot great white. Let the carnage ensue.
The movie stars Xavier Samuel, Sharni Vinson, and Julian McMahon, who you might recognize from The Twilight Saga: Eclipse, Step Up 3D, and Fantastic Four, respectively. On second thought, maybe you won't recognize them. But they do make for very attractive "bait."
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The film is listed as rated R, and folks, be warned: In the trailer, a man is grotesquely gnawed in half while hanging from a water pipe, while an ill-fated chihuahua serves as a furry appetizer. And that's not even in 3D yet.
If 74 horror-hungry shark fans sign up to attend by this Thursday, Bait 3D will be shown Sept 13 as a special screening brought to Miami by KeepItClassic.com and Tugg. The one-time screening will take place at 9:30 p.m. at the AMC Aventura 24. Tickets cost $12 and can only be purchased online at tugg.com/titles/bait-3d.
Call 305-466-9880 or visit tugg.com.