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Neal Damiano

@NealD
 · 1yr ago · 5:00
John Carpenter’s classic alien film " The Thing" was released on this date in 1982

"…And it is, without a doubt, one of the most fascinating films ever made, not even talking horror just in general, because it plays out like a play. You have central characters. The character build up is prominent in each character. You get to know these guys that are stuck in Outpost 31 in Antarctica with below freezing weather battling the conditions for government related issues. A dog gets released into the compound and hence enters the Thing, which replicates human DNA.…"

Paying homage to the sci -fi / horror masterpiece released 39 years ago today.

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Taylor J

@Taylor
 · 1yr ago · 1:18

"…It has such a uniqueness to it and such a charisma that I think is sorely missed from a lot of the films we're getting nowadays. I know you and I have sort of touched on that a lot, but I appreciate you posting this, particularly because the more I talk to younger generation about horror. This is a film that funny enough. I don't hear being brought up in the discussion a lot, and I think obviously that's a generational thing.…"

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Jeffrey Prete

@JeffP
 · 1yr ago · 1:07

"…Neil, it's funny you bring up this movie. I just was watching it just a couple of days ago. So what are your thoughts on the I was just watching the remake, the thing remake from I think it's either 20, 11, 20, 13. But what are your thoughts on that little different? It's got like some CGI, too. And the aliens like everything is a little bit different, but just curious what you think of that one.…"

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Deborah Pardes

@DBPardes
 · 1yr ago · 1:19

"…I just saw John Carpenter's Virgin about a year ago with my friend Larry, who I just texted this swell cast, too, because I don't think he's on Swell, but I got to get him on for this one. But, Neil, I totally think I hate horror films because of what they do to me, but I secretly love horror films because of what they do to me. So I'm kind of trapped in that weird space.…"

It’s all about that….. thing.

 

 
 
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