Articles Posted in the " The Thing " Category

  • The Thing – Top 10 Winter Horrors, Or Things That Go Bump In The Snow

    Ever wondered what really happened during the events leading up to the original film The Thing? Get ready to find out where it all began as the chilling prequel to John Carpenter‘s sci-fi horror classic crashes onto Blu-ray with Digital Copy, DVD and download to own on March 26. Pre-order your copy here http://bit.ly/zaIFQN THE […]


  • The Thing (15) | Close-Up Film DVD Review

    The Thing (15) | Close-Up Film DVD Review

    Dir. Matthijs Van Heijningen Jr, US/Can, 2011, 103 mins Cast: Mary Elizabeth Winstead, Joel Edgerton, Ulrich Thomsen, Eric Christian Olsen Review by Jean Lynch Here’s the thing: I have a dilemma.  Should I review The Thing 2011 purely on its own merits or do I make the inevitable comparison with the John Carpenter 1982 cult […]


  • THE THING – Available on Blu-Ray, DVD & Download to own on 26th March 2012

    IT’S NOT HUMAN.  YET. Ever wondered what really happened during the events leading up to the original film The Thing?  Get ready to find out where it all began as the chilling prequel to John Carpenter’s sci-fi horror classic crashes onto Blu-ray with Digital Copy, DVD and download to own on 26 March 2012 from […]


  • This Week @ blockbuster.co.uk 26/03/2012

    There’s lots of fun to be had this week at blockbuster.co.uk, kicking off with an online exclusive that you won’t find at LOVEFiLM, spooky sci fi prequel The Thing. Beyond which, how does Puss in Boots sound to you? Good, we hope. Then there’s Happy Feet 2, Wuthering Heights and charming new Steve Martin comedy […]


  • The Festive Big Picture

    Tis the Season to be Jolly as “The Big Picture” brings you a round-up of what great movies can be enjoyed over the festive season. Featuring previews of Happy Feet Two, The Thing, Another Earth, The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo and Sherlock Holmes: A Game of Shadows, as well as interviews with the stars […]



  • From the Close-Up Archives – John Carpenter: Imitations and Clones

    Feature by Darren Horne Whether you think of John Carpenter as the master of suspense, a horror maestro or a second rate B movie making bum, the chances are that you have come across one of his films. Like them or loathe them, they have a distinct and recognisable style which is rarely compromised by […]


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