The Thing

John Carpenter’s ‘The Thing’ was derided by critics when it came out in 1982 but is now rightly considered somewhat of a horror classic. Here’s why.

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Great care has been taken to not fill ‘The Thing’ remake/prequel thingie full of lame, jittery camera angles and a faster-than-necessary pace, which is nice. But is it too generic?


As keeping with horror remake month and the rules set out by the Insomniac Movie Theater blog that all movies must be on Netflix Instant, late-night television, or from my personal collection, I got to rewatch one of the all-time great horror movies on a technicality. Less of a remake and more of a total […]