I’m stunned that Tremors has now made it to 5 movies and a TV series. Stunned. Who would have thought the original Jaws in the desert premise could sustain a franchise of this duration- it’s almost 30 years old now, and still going strong. Sure, K-Bacs and Fred Ward abandoned ship long ago, but there’s one man that’s held on: Michael Gross has almost turned Burt Gummer into a cottage industry, and is still playing the grizzled survivalist and paranoid nutter, even he’s approaching Paul Kersey age.
Contains Daddy issues (ugh) and Spoilers below
Six years after Fred Ward and Six Degrees of Kevin Bacon battled to survive an attack of giant ancient subterranean killer worms known as Graboids, SS Wilson and Brent Maddock are back to bring us even more giant ancient subterranean killer worms. But this time evolution proves what a wacky funster it is and provides a new variety of beast for our intrepid heroes (minus Bacon) to survive.
This is a film that I’ve been meaning to review for a while, and we really have been slack in not getting this series done before now. Tremors is a film I first saw on its initial VHS release, and one that I quite enjoyed initially. It has, however, over time become one of my favourite films. Read More…