Construction workers building an airstrip on a small Pacific Island encounter an ancient non-material lifeform which has lived in the ruins of an ancient temple for millenia. The entity is of course malevolent and commandeers the earthmoving equipment to the general detriment of all concerned. Written by
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When Mack hits the meteorite with the bulldozer, it's completely covered with weeds. A moment later when he and Kelly walk up to investigate, there is only one small tumble weed next to the meteorite. See more »
A window into the past; the plight of the blue-collar man, the danger of the corporate machine, the folly of the new religion of science and technology, black-sploitation and major homo-erotic undercurrents. Not that any of this is unique to the 70's late-night horror genre, but boy that dee-niner is a beautiful old girl. As a kid, basking in the artificial light of the tube way past my bedtime, I felt conflicted as to the identity of the protagonist....but even now I end up siding with that big yellow dozer, though I've been hardened with age such that I no longer cry when her temper gets the better of her and she meets her cruel fate. Well, maybe sometimes.
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