John Carpenter's The Thing
8:20pm - Friday, Jan 21, 2022
There's nothing quite like watching a solid dose of winter-y, sci-fi horror in the middle of winter, is there? And there's nothing more winter-y (and horrifying) than a prime time, big screen viewing of John Carpenter's masterpiece THE THING.
Carpenter's 1982 remake of Howard Hawke's 1951 classic THE THING is a bleak, tense and frightening sci-fi thriller that delivers some truly memorable practical and makeup effects, in addition to Kurt Russell's truly memorable performance. THE THING is an ice-cold, white-knuckle chiller about about scientists in the Antarctic who are confronted by a shape-shifting alien that assumes the appearance of the people that it kills.
"THE THING is a peerless masterpiece of relentless suspense, retina-wrecking visual excess and outright, nihilistic terror." (Empire Magazine)
"THE THING is one of [Carpenter's] greatest moments, creating a terrifying atmosphere of claustrophobia, suspense and paranoia. And Kurt Russell is as good as he's ever been, wearing one of the best beards in movie history." (Total Film)
Friday, January 21
Doors 7:55 pm | Movie 8:20 pm *Start time subject to change. Please arrive on time.
Tickets $13 advance | $13 at the door
THE THING (John Carpenter, 1982 / 109 mins / PG) It’s the first week of winter in 1982. An American Research Base is greeted by an alien force, that can assimilate anything it touches. It’s up to the members to stay alive, and be sure of who is human, and who has become one of the Things.
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