July 8th, 2013: Tremors (1990)

Tremors

Cast and Crew:  Gale Ann Hurd (Executive Producer); Fred Ward, Michael Gross, Reba McEntire, Victor Wong, Bibi Besch

What It’s About:  The residents of Perfection, a small desert town in Nevada, must fight to stay alive when enormous underground creatures besiege them.

Why Watch it Today?: Kevin Bacon, he of the “Degrees of Bacon” meme, celebrates his 55th birthday today.  Tremors is a rare example of a quality “huge monsters attack a small town” film made after the genres heyday in the 1950s.

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