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The 100




Earth vs. the Spider
(1958)
Reviewed by Scott Murdock
Rating: 6 Beans

hh... the 1950s. No other decade has seen a greater number of inhumane acts against oversized creatures, creatures that are simply trying to survive.

In "Earth vs. the Spider", a poor innocent giant spider lives alone and happy in its cave, only occasionally venturing outside to build a web across a nearby road to catch its food. But one day the unsuspecting spider eats the wrong teenage girl's father, and the girl and her boyfriend stroll into the cave searching for her father's remains. This invasion of the spider's natural home prompts to spider to defend its territory. So, the sheriff comes on out to the cave and needlessly slaughters the spider in a DDT assault certain to make environmentalists cringe. Fortunately for the spider, the humans are stupid enough to drag its carcass to the town high school, where the evil powers of rock-and-roll music resurrect it and it can enjoy a feeding frenzy.

Of all of the "giant" movies, this is one of the more memorable. Good fare for camp value.






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