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Re-Imagining ‘The Thing’ as a Big-Band Musical

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Sure the Thing can absorb other life forms but did you know it can also carry a tune?

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Puppets, Prosthetics, and Bubblegum: How They Did The Chest Chomp Scene in ‘The Thing’

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In our latest “How’d They Do That?” column, we break down the making of a famous scene from John Carpenter’s ‘The Thing.’

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What Critics Said About John Carpenter’s ‘The Thing’ Back In 1982

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Many now consider it to be his masterpiece, but what did critics think of John Carpenter’s ‘The Thing’ when it was released?

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How ‘The Thing’ is Perfectly Designed to Scare You

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One video essay explores how the John Carpenter classic uses your own brain against you to effectively terrify you

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The Best Year in Movies was 1982

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Not just defined by its epic summer, 1982 was a year-long explosion of significant cinematic entertainment.

‘The Thing Rides West:’ A Hypothetical Horror-Sci-Fi-Western from Quentin Tarantino

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‘The Thing’ and ‘The Hateful Eight’ collide.

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The Thing About ‘The Thing:’ What Makes it So Scary?

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The answer isn’t as obvious as it might seem.

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The 36 Things We Learned from John Carpenter’s ‘The Thing’ Commentary

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Commentaries don’t get much better than this, folks.