Wednesday, October 23, 2019

"The Blob", 1958; it indeed crawled out of the woodwork (or from a spaceship)


Recently I promised an entry on this movie, “The Blob”. 

Steve McQueen led the high school bunny crowd back in 1958 for Paramount, as an amorphous life form (like a slime mold) consumers all in its path, including people.


I seem to remember a scene where it sits on a chair like a cat.

  
The idea of a siphonophore animal with little differentiation in internal tissue but still able to eat things, is rather fascinating.

There was a remake in 1988 (Cinedigm).

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