The Thing

Fun 1982 video sneak peeks E.T. + other eventual sci-fi classics
Jul 2, 2015

Could movie audiences possibly have known what was in store for them when they went into theaters in the summer of 1982? As this 30-year-old sneak peek clip shows, it was a huge year for sci-fi, and every one of the films mentioned turned out to be a bona fide classic.

10 reasons we still love John Carpenter's The Thing 30 years later
Jun 25, 2015

John Carpenter's arctic-alien-shapeshifter horror flick—with pits Kurt Russell's grizzled survivor against a thing from another world—occupies a special place in our collective nerd heart for lots of reasons. But here, 30 years after its June 25, 1982 opening, are our favorite ten.

Finally! Here's our first good look at The Thing in Josh Trank's Fantastic Four
Mar 25, 2015

Here's our first real look at the Thing in director Josh Trank's Fantastic Four.

Frozen meets The Thing in this bloodcurdling NSFW stop-motion mashup
Feb 25, 2015

Watch The Thing's classic blood test scene re-created with clay Disney characters.

Chill out with this ultra-cool John Carpenter's The Thing storyboard comparison video
Jul 16, 2014

Check out this sweet side-by-side video detailing how the iconic sci-fi flick was born.

19 horror film remakes that are (surprise!) actually worth watching
Oct 13, 2013

It's easy to get cynical about remakes, but there's a silver lining to the phenomenon: some of them are actually good.

7 things deleted from the never-seen first version of The Thing
Jul 1, 2013

John Carpenter’s 1982 sci-fi horror flick The Thing is a work of legend, but most of the great, iconic scenes were rewritten and reshot in the final weeks. So, what was cut to make room?

Little-known sci-fi fact: The Thing once had a happy(ish) ending
May 13, 2013

Turns out this super-grim horror masterpiece was almost a little less grim.