Wednesday, April 4, 2007

he's jet propelled!

My roommate and I were lucky enough to see this film from 1955. A brief synopsis: Radioactive octopus attacks atomic powered submarine. Sassy female marine biologist and extra-manly naval captain battle said octopus to save San Francisco. Love complications and looming tentacles both arise repeatedly.

The following clip shows the biologists trying to explain to some navy guys what makes cephalopods so great (I know it is wrong to infringe on copyrights. but I also know it would be wrong to keep this scene a secret.):

Here is a picture of the formidable octopus. He kind of looks like a giant, angry, brownie being extruded through a play-do spaghetti maker:

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