BROADCHURCH 1.3

broadchurch31The third episode of BROADCHURCH was concerned with ruling out the prime suspect in the death of Danny Latimer: his father, Mark — the man with the most punchable face in town and the flimsiest alibi.

The show made a wise decision in trying to get us to sympathize with Mark — or was that trying to get us to suspect him more than ever? — by giving us a dream sequence in which Mark finds his son cold and wet but alive, and emotionally embracing him, telling his son he’s sorry.

Sorry for what… exactly?
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Can GHOST SHARK Scare Up Viewers for SyFy?

Tonight sees the premiere of GHOST SHARK on (wait for it…) SyFy. Now, I’m not going out on a limb and predicting the same sort of inspired lunacy as SHARKNADO, but this flick looks like it has some potential.

On the downside, there’s something about the ghost of a shark that somehow sounds maybe a bit more plausible than a tornado whipping sharks at people, and that sorta makes it feel a little less fun. (Which means we’re counting on Mackenzie Rosman and her polka-dot bikini to pull out a win here.)

Here’s the SyFy description of the movie:

“First sharks fall from the sky and eat lots of people. Now a dead shark seeks revenge on the entire human race. Where will it all end? In the new Syfy Original Movie GHOST SHARK, premiering Thursday, August 22 at 9PM (ET/PT), a great white shark is tortured and killed by a fisherman, then returns from the dead, exacting vengeance on all humans. When Ava’s (Mackenzie Rosman/7TH HEAVEN) father is brutally murdered, no one believes that the ghost shark got him — except the crazy lighthouse keeper Finch (Richard Moll/NIGHT COURT). Ava and her friends take the problem into their own hands as they desperately try to survive the bloody wrath of the ghost shark.”