I have never been a fan of remakes though sometimes…sometimes they just work. For instance, John Carpenter’s 1982 movie The Thing is a remake of Christian Nyby’s (with uncredited direction from Howard Hawks) The Thing From Another World or David Cronenberg’s 1986 movie The Fly, a remake of the 1958 original. Both are far better […]
With John Carpenter’s 1982 movie The Thing–based on Christian Nyby’s 1951 movie The Thing From Another World and the original John Campbell short novel, Who Goes There?–we got to see a director at the peak of his powers.
“Harbinger Down isn’t a bad movie, though it mimics a much better one.”
I should mention that the episode order is going to be a little off for a bit because the idea came to me when I was already into re-watching the series, which I started doing because my memories of it are pretty favorable. “Ice” is the eighth episode of the First season. It revolves a of group […]
I don’t think that that “The Thing” will be the final title of the film, though it’s accurate in the sense that’s it’s a prequel to John Carpenter’s 1982 cult classic, one can easily mistake it as a ‘reboot,’ which are very popular these days. The teaser poster is OK, though I think the tagline […]