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Squelchies in Antarctica

Advantages: Quite exciting in parts, dark atmosphere, good music, special effects good for 1982
Disadvantages: Poor acting, dodgy dialogue, got boring towards the end

RELEASED: 1982, Cert. 18 RUNNING TIME: Approx. 109 mins DIRECTOR: John Carpenter PRODUCERS: David Foster & Lawrence Turman SCREENPLAY: Bill Lancaster MUSIC: Ennio Morricone MAIN CAST:- Kurt Russell as R J MacReady T K Carter as Nauls Wilford B ...

CelticSoulSister 15.03.2014 ∑ Read full review
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Trust is a tough thing to come by these days

Advantages: A masterpiece of blood-curdling horror!!
Disadvantages: Not for the young or the toothless!

THE THING In 1982 a thing from another world enthralled a new generation of cinema-goer. Kids of all ages were horrified as a little bugger known only as E.T. fell into a river and turned grey. Amongst a cinema auditorium filled with emotional little r ...

clownfoot 23.07.2004 ∑ Read full review
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Man Is The Warmest Place To Hide

Advantages: Good Story, Fine Direction and Underrated Russell performance
Disadvantages: Slime and Gore Galore

...Thing, The >>>>> > ...

eve6kicksass 27.03.2004 ∑ Read full review
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And Another Thing....

Advantages: It very nicely dovetails into the plot of the original.
Disadvantages: It copies and pastes the plot of the original and looses a lot of the quality in the process

...Producers Marc Abraham and Eric Newman arenít known for their imagination having already made a Dawn of the Dead remake they instantly reached for something else that was in no need of a remake and remade it. Well they say they didnít, they ca ...

Phelthew 19.03.2012 ∑ Read full review
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The Thing Is...

Advantages: Solid direction, performances and storyline.
Disadvantages: Some iffy effects and a lack of character and plot depth.

Scientist Kate Lloyd gets the opportunity of a lifetime when she joins a Norwegian team in the Antarctic. The Scandinavians have made a remarkable discovery Ė a hitherto unknown creature, which has been frozen in the ice for centuries. Even more significa ...

afy9mab 09.01.2013 ∑ Read full review
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