Snakes on a Plane

The Sam Jackson film with the incredibly silly (yet strangley compelling) premise has a trailer out.

Snakes on a Plane.... I love the sound of this. No pretensions at seriousness, just snakes. On a plane.

This is from the Snakes on a Plane Website:

There is a teaser trailer for the film out there right now - looks good.

There's another promo from Newline

Snakes on a Plane is getting a huge following on the net, despite the film not even being seriously promoted yet, as this article in the guardian discusses:

No possible cinematic good can come of a plot which revolves around an attempt to assassinate a mafia suspect, travelling under FBI protection, by smuggling several hundred deadly vipers, adders and constrictors aboard the aircraft transporting the miscreant to trial. This film - and nobody is pretending otherwise - will suck. It will blow. It will totally chomp, absolutely bite, and eat it raw. It is nonetheless guaranteed queues round the block, staggering opening week receipts, and colossal DVD sales. It is the talk of cyberspace. It has already spawned an extensive line in merchandise. Songs, poems, paintings and photo-montages have been created in its honour. And it's all because of the title. This self-evidently terrible, stupid, intelligence-mocking hound of a movie about snakes on a plane is called - with a contempt for its audience so undisguised that it has proved bizarrely endearing - Snakes On A Plane.

Snakes on a Blog is probably as good a place to start on the web as any.

When I saw the clips above, I have to admit to laughing out loud, especially with the teaser trailer. It looks hilarious, it looks fun. As I say, no pretensions to plot. Just snakes. On a Plane.

Snakes on a Plane is probably one of the first films that has been influenced in a huge way by the potential audience, as this article discusses, watch out for the line that there are (ahem) Motherloving snakes on the (ahem) motherloving plane!

Snakes on a Plane: Because a snake on a plane is worth two on the ground

I just love the quote which can be found on this site, especially 'The Sixth Sense' reference.

Finally, this site has a nice quote

...Hollywood is recycling movies that are long forgotten by the mainstream public and passing it off as cutting edge.

I am so desperate for real entertainment that I am going to fork over my money and see that Snakes on a Plane. Sure, it's stupid, it's just snakes on a plane. But hey, it's not a remake and there will be snakes and there will be a plane.

See also: Time Out New York and today's 'Time' magazine.

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Snakes on a Plane