A favorite film title and a favorite Roger Corman film. I remember watching Ed Nelson on TV (the Mike Douglas show?) telling the host how he was one of the operators who sat inside the giant crabs. The mental compulsion aspect is also kind of fun. They used to show it on TV with a scene from the middle preceding the opening credits, kind of a teaser.
The only true mystery is that our very lives are governed by dead people...Kazanian in Dario Argento's INFERNO