Before her iconic role in "Dynasty," Joan Collins graced a Bert I. Gordon epic, 1977's "Empire of the Ants." Horror film fans will be more impressed that Pamela Susan Shoop also graces this film. Ms. Shoop's death scene a few years later in "Halloween 2" goes down as one of the most famous demises in slasher film history. You will recall Ms. Shoop played the naughty nurse who is drowned in a hot tub's scalding water by Michael Myers. A morality scene no doubt. Based on a H.G. Wells story, let us look at "Empire of the Ants."