As you can probably guess from that title, I’m not a fan of the John Wick movies. I’ve seen two thus far (and part of the first) – John Wick: Chapter 2 and John Wick – Chapter 3: Parabellum – and they’re all about the action set pieces. Which is fine though the problem I […]
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.
If John Carpenter’s version of “The Thing” had not existed, then Matthijs van Heijningen, Jr’s film would have been much better received because, while it isn’t bad, it is not nearly as effective as Carpenter’s film