The Thing


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The Thing

  1. Friday, October 4, 2013 11:59 p.m.
Image from the film The Thing

More Human than Human

In a remote Antarctic research station, a group of men come face to face with an alien capable of mimicking any life form it comes into contact with, and soon no one knows who to trust as both creature and man fight to survive. The Thing is one of director John Carpenter’s most highly regarded films, widely praised as an existential sci-fi masterpiece. Skillful performances, remarkable special effects, and a tense, paranoid atmosphere add up to one of the most stylish and disturbing horror films of the 1980s. (2K DCP presentation)