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Scotch's rating of the film Them!

Along with Forbidden Planet, half of me wishes there was a lower bugget and that hand puppets were involved. Otherwise, I am kind of in love with the stereotypical depictions of Los Angeles (corruption, urban desolation and sin sin sin!) and the anti-nuclear weapons message (oh, the 50s). Also, the ants continue to be genuinely creepy. Their damn cry/scream/call noise gives me chills...