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 […]



  • 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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