History Film / Arachnophobia

17th Apr '16 12:42:38 AM Mdumas43073
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A [[SlidingScaleOfComedyAndHorror thriller/comedy]] (or "thrillomedy") film released in 1990, ''Arachnophobia'' starred Creator/JeffDaniels, Creator/JohnGoodman, and Creator/JulianSands and was produced by Creator/StevenSpielberg. This was the first film directed by Frank Marshall. It was also the first film released under {{Creator/Disney}}'s [[Creator/HollywoodPictures Hollywood Pictures label]].

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A [[SlidingScaleOfComedyAndHorror thriller/comedy]] (or "thrillomedy") film released in 1990, ''Arachnophobia'' starred Creator/JeffDaniels, Jeff Daniels, Creator/JohnGoodman, and Creator/JulianSands and was produced by Creator/StevenSpielberg. This was the first film directed by Frank Marshall. It was also the first film released under {{Creator/Disney}}'s [[Creator/HollywoodPictures Hollywood Pictures label]].
17th Apr '16 12:42:23 AM Mdumas43073
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A [[SlidingScaleOfComedyAndHorror thriller/comedy]] (or "thrillomedy") film released in 1990, ''Arachnophobia'' featured ''Jeff Daniels,'' Creator/JohnGoodman and Creator/JulianSands and was produced by Creator/StevenSpielberg. This was the first film directed by Frank Marshall. It was also the first film released under {{Creator/Disney}}'s [[Creator/HollywoodPictures Hollywood Pictures label]].

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A [[SlidingScaleOfComedyAndHorror thriller/comedy]] (or "thrillomedy") film released in 1990, ''Arachnophobia'' featured ''Jeff Daniels,'' Creator/JohnGoodman starred Creator/JeffDaniels, Creator/JohnGoodman, and Creator/JulianSands and was produced by Creator/StevenSpielberg. This was the first film directed by Frank Marshall. It was also the first film released under {{Creator/Disney}}'s [[Creator/HollywoodPictures Hollywood Pictures label]].
14th Apr '16 1:57:55 PM aye_amber
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A [[SlidingScaleOfComedyAndHorror thriller/comedy]] (or "thrillomedy") film released in 1990, ''Arachnophobia'' featured Creator/JeffDaniels, Creator/JohnGoodman and Creator/JulianSands and was produced by Creator/StevenSpielberg. This was the first film directed by Frank Marshall. It was also the first film released under {{Creator/Disney}}'s [[Creator/HollywoodPictures Hollywood Pictures label]].

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A [[SlidingScaleOfComedyAndHorror thriller/comedy]] (or "thrillomedy") film released in 1990, ''Arachnophobia'' featured Creator/JeffDaniels, ''Jeff Daniels,'' Creator/JohnGoodman and Creator/JulianSands and was produced by Creator/StevenSpielberg. This was the first film directed by Frank Marshall. It was also the first film released under {{Creator/Disney}}'s [[Creator/HollywoodPictures Hollywood Pictures label]].
13th Mar '16 8:36:12 AM AnotherGuy
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** Also, insects and other bugs breathe through their skin. Only in the distant past was there sufficient oxygen for giant insects to exist.
18th Feb '16 1:59:54 PM Xenest
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* BloodFromTheMouth: All victims of the killer spiders are charcterized by having a stream of blood from one side of the mouth. This is [[LampshadeHanging Lampshaded]] by Ross Jennings that, upon investigating [[spoiler: Margaret's]] death, he tells Dr. Metcalf that one 'does not bite their tongue off' from a mere heart attack.
16th Dec '15 3:15:14 PM RadiatedRonin
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** Another point in this favor is that the reason common arachnids and other creatures that use an exoskeleton are not the size of houses is that they would collapse under their own weight. The scene at the beginning where [[spoiler: the scientists use a numbing agent to collect specimans, would have resulted in quite a few spider bodies that were missing legs. Dropping a tarantula a distance of more than two feet causes it to shatter. These spiders fell from a tree easily one hundred feet tall. In short, none would have lived.]]
16th Dec '15 3:11:48 PM RadiatedRonin
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** This is especially egregious, as the previous scene established [[spoiler: just ''how'' deadly the venom was. So, the world's leading arachnid specialist has just learned about a species that can kill you in seconds, and has no fear for humans or other larger animals. The conclusion? [[IdiotBall Let's go find it by ourselves with no backup or any sort of preparation!]] ]]
14th Dec '15 6:06:46 AM Sharlee
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* KidnappingBirdOfPrey: The original Venezuelan spider that arrives in the coffin gets from the funeral parlor to a nearby farm because a crow carries it off. It bites the crow and it falls out of the sky, dead.

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* KidnappingBirdOfPrey: The original Venezuelan spider that arrives in the coffin gets from the funeral parlor to a nearby farm because a crow carries it off. It bites the crow and it the bird falls out of the sky, dead.
14th Dec '15 6:06:17 AM Sharlee
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* KidnappingBirdOfPrey: The original Venezuelan spider that arrives in the coffin gets from the funeral parlor to a nearby farm because a crow carries it off. It bites the crow and it falls out of the sky, dead.



* VerticalKidnapping: The original Venezuelan spider that arrives in the coffin gets from the funeral parlor to a nearby farm because a crow carries it off.
14th Dec '15 6:04:55 AM Sharlee
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* VerticalKidnapping: The original Venezuelan spider that arrives in the coffin gets from the funeral parlor to a nearby farm because a crow carries it off.
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