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In Retrospect - The Thing (1982)

Fans of John Carpenter’s gleefully gory sci-fi horror may have felt their pulse quickening when stories emerged earlier this year of ancient bacteria coming back to life after lying dormant in the arctic tundra for thousands of years. 773 more words


The Thing: Childs and MacReady

If you’ve not seen John Carpenter’s fantastic sci-horror film THE THING, then beware. SPOILERS BELOW!

I commonly cite The Thing as one of my favorite films and one of the most formative films I saw as a youth. 243 more words


31 Days of Horror: Terror-Thon at the Somerville Theatre Film #4 The Thing (1982)

The men at a remote arctic outpost have a stranger in their midst. Based on John W. Campbell’s 1938 novella Who Goes There?, The Thing shows how this stranger affects the men and how they deal with it. 226 more words



A sad day for movie/wrestling fans as actor and professional wrestler Douglas “Ox” Baker passed away today at the age of 80. Ox Baker was not only a legendary in-ring performer, but, also renown to movies fans as “Slag”, the enormous gladiator that battled Kurt Russell’s Snake Plissken in John Carpenter’s classic… 61 more words


The death of Elvis Presley was the first truly big news moment that I can recall from childhood

I was at the library on Wednesday (a usual routine for me), and I kept my year-long run of reading really fantastic books by stumbling upon one titled,  497 more words

The Art Of The Steal

This week’s Hidden Gem The Art of Steal is an engaging crime caper comedy. Crunch Calhoun (Kurt Russell), a third rate motorcycle daredevil and semi-reformed art thief, agrees to get back into the con game and pull off one final lucrative art theft with his untrustworthy brother, Nicky (Matt Dillon). 25 more words


Week 7 Picks

We are back and better than ever on this fine Sunday morning, bringing you NFL picks that are surely to be incorrect! And guess what, as an added bonus I will actually be betting this week! 1,172 more words