The Thing (1982): Celebrating 40 Years of The Ultimate in Alien Terror

The Thing (1982) poster art by Drew Struzan.

Considered director John Carpenter’s masterpiece 40 years after its release, The Thing succeeds as a readaptation done right. The 1982 remake of the ’50s classic The Thing From Another World follows a research team in Antarctica as they find an alien in the ice they realize can perfectly duplicate them. This discovery draws suspicion and paranoia from each crew member…



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Valenti Govantes

Just your friendly, neighborhood Medium writer. FIU Alumni. Always open to discussing anything movie or comic book related.