Entertainment Weekly

Subscribe

Stay Connected

Subscribe

Advertise With Us

Learn More

Skip to content

Article

Kingdom of the Spiders

Posted on

William Shatner | KINGDOM OF THE SPIDERS William Shatner doesn't like what he sees
Everett Collection

Kingdom of the Spiders

type:
Movie
Current Status:
In Season
mpaa:
PG
runtime:
97 minutes
performer:
Tiffany Bolling, William Shatner
director:
John ''Bud'' Cardos
genre:
Horror

We gave it a B

This isn’t just cheese, folks. This is a veritable cheese platter. William Shatner, caught in career limbo between the Trek TV show and the Trek movie franchise, hams it up mightily in Kingdom of the Spiders as a veterinarian/cowboy who teams up with a sexy entomologist (Bolling) to save a town overrun by bloodthirsty tarantulas. Preposterous and schlocky, but man, does it go down good. EXTRAS include a delightfully loopy interview with Shatner and a cool segment with the film’s spider wrangler. B

See all of this week’s reviews