• Johann_Tetzel

    ★★★★ Watched by Johann_Tetzel 25 May, 2015

    John Carpenter's 'The Thing' (1982) is a stripped-back body-horror science-fiction film revolving around a team in an Antarctic research station that are infiltrated by a parasitic extraterrestrial life-form which assimilates other organisms and mimics them.

    After a Norweigan helicopter chases a dog along the antarctic tundra in an attempt to kill it, we are invited to watch a tense atmospheric 'whodunnit' as the research teams struggle to understand the alien that has infiltrated the base, and the extent of its…

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  • Dave Kehr

    Added by Dave Kehr

    John Carpenter's only official remake (1982) of a Howard Hawks film turns out to be his least Hawksian effort. There is no cohesion within the male group at Carpenter's antarctic research station; when the shape-shifting monster comes in for the attack, it's every man for himself. And although the group members are played by familiar, well-defined character actors, the terse banality of the dialogue makes them all sound and seem alike—it's hard to tell who's being attacked, and hard to…

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  • eschwa22

    ★★★★★ Added by eschwa22

    10/10: ★★★★★★★★★★

    "Truly the greatest horror film."

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  • SmokingPizza

    ★★★★★ Added by SmokingPizza

    A true horror classic. A body-horror work of art. One amazing piece of cinema then, now and forever. If you don't like this movie then I don't think you could enjoy any alien movie, ever.

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  • teganht

    ★★★★½ Added by teganht

    one of my favorite movies and i'm still not even sure why

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  • Michael Kastner

    ★★★★★ Rewatched by Michael Kastner 25 Jun, 2015

    Einer meiner absoluten Lieblingsfilme. Den kann ich immer und immer wieder sehen. Diesmal auf Blu-ray. Was eine Pracht. Effekte, Darsteller, Score, Spannung. Hier passt alles. Meisterwerk.

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  • Corey Atad

    ★★★★★ Rewatched by Corey Atad 13 Jun, 2015

    Carpenter whattup yoooooooooo!

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  • Pablo

    ★★★★ Watched by Pablo 23 Jun, 2015

    The Thing had the great honor to be the #200 film I see this year. Totally worth it.

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  • Davith Lecter

    ★★★★ Watched by Davith Lecter 23 Jun, 2015

    Un ambiente desolador, una criatura aterradora y unos efectos especiales legendarios hacen de este remake de Carpenter una de las mejores cintas de terror hasta la fecha.
    Kurt Russell encarna a la definición personificada de ''puto amo'' enfrentándose a un ser capaz de imitar formas físicas en una película de ritmo acelerado y una tensión ambiental generada por la constante sospecha de que uno de los personajes pueda haber dejado de ser humano. Una tensión, por otra parte, poco aprovechada,…

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  • Dillon

    ★★★★½ Added by Dillon

    Save me Kurt Russel.

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  • Alec Falcone

    ★★★★★ Added by Alec Falcone

    As far as great horror movie, it just doesn't get any better

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  • Airunh23

    ★★★★½ Rewatched by Airunh23 22 Jun, 2015

    Rating: A-

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