Movies for the Rest of Us with Bill Newcott: The Most Awesome Arachnids

Here is our eight-hand salute to all of the spiders who have crawled their way into our nightmares.

Scene from Charlotte’s Web, 2006 (Paramount Pictures)

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  1. Like the shower scene in Psycho, I never forgot the Tarantula climbing on Sean Connery in bed in the 1962 film, Dr. No, the first James Bond film of the franchise.

  2. Can’t say on a lot of these Bill, but I did like ‘The Giant Spider Invasion’ from years ago, and the first (and best) ‘Home Alone’. I’m glad the latter counted. The spider scene was just one of many revenge scenes on those unlucky burglars.


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