Tag: Atomic Mutation

The Horrors of a Spider Island: John Wyndham’s WEB

Going strictly from its premise, one might easily be forgiven for considering John Wyndham’s Web a bit schlocky. At face value his oddball tale of a small Pacific island whose cultivation as a new Utopia is cut short by a blight of intelligent spiders veritably […]

The Bert I. Gordon Book Club: Empire of the Ants

The Bert I. Gordon Book Club: Empire of the Ants

“To your greater glory, Queen Mother. That the whole jungle may know, Queen Mother. Queen Mother, we have only just begun…” So go the ants in this peculiar film novelization, a more-or-less faithful narrative adaptation of John Turley’s more-or-less unfaithful screenplay for Bert I. Gordon’s […]