History Film / EarthVsTheSpider

10th Oct '16 6:30:26 PM GunarmDyne
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* DawsonCasting: Some of the supposed high school students. Joe looks like he's at least forty.



* FollowTheLeader: 1950s and big bugs and giant arachnids kind of go together once ''Film/{{Them}}'' came out. And on all the ads the film became "The Spider" once ''Film/TheFly1958'' saw success.
27th Jul '16 8:12:33 AM WildeOscar
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* DawsonCasting: Some of the supposed high school students. Joe looks like he's at least forty.
27th Jul '16 7:56:29 AM WildeOscar
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* SomewhereAnEntomologistIsCrying: Spiders aren't insects, they're arachnids. You'd think a scientist would know that.
27th Jul '16 7:20:01 AM WildeOscar
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* ArtisticLicenseMusic: Real rock bands don't have conductors.
9th Jun '16 5:51:27 PM LordXavius
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* HollywoodDarkness: The cave. They don't even bother with flashlights or torches in the slightest.

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* HollywoodDarkness: The cave. They don't even bother with flashlights or torches in the slightest.slightest, though this is HandWaved with a mention of luminescent algae.
24th Mar '16 2:45:00 AM VeryBerry
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** There's a reason for this: The movie was filmed in Carlsbad Caverns in New Mexico, but only if they didn't use any studio lights, as that would accelerate the growth of microscopic organisms that would deteriorate the cave's structure much faster.

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** There's a reason for this: The movie was filmed in Carlsbad Caverns in New Mexico, UsefulNotes/NewMexico, but only if they didn't use any studio lights, as that would accelerate the growth of microscopic organisms that would deteriorate the cave's structure much faster.
9th Feb '16 3:26:38 PM HighCrate
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* GenreSavvy: Averted. You'd think Mike would be this, given that he seems to be a movie buff, but that doesn't happen.
16th Dec '15 10:10:49 AM erforce
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* FollowTheLeader: 1950s and big bugs and giant arachnids kind of go together once ''Film/{{Them}}'' came out. And on all the ads the film became "The Spider" once TheFly saw success.

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* FollowTheLeader: 1950s and big bugs and giant arachnids kind of go together once ''Film/{{Them}}'' came out. And on all the ads the film became "The Spider" once TheFly ''Film/TheFly1958'' saw success.
25th Sep '15 7:02:47 AM GunarmDyne
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* BadassNormal: Mr. Kingman as he always maintains a cool head and has a logical scientific explanation for every circumstance. He proves to be the real hero of the film in not only being willing to fight the spider and being the one who devises the solution to permanently kill it.
5th Sep '15 10:52:24 PM AnotherGuy
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* EnforcedPlug: We see ads for two other films by Bert. I Gordon: ''Attack of the Puppet People'' and ''Film/TheAmazingColossalMan''. The former is also worked into the dialogue.

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* EnforcedPlug: We see ads for two other films by Bert. I Gordon: ''Attack of the Puppet People'' ''Film/AttackOfThePuppetPeople'' and ''Film/TheAmazingColossalMan''. The former is also worked into the dialogue.
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