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The Thing (prequel): Perfectly complimentary to the John Carpenter classic

Deadly Movies Reviews | The Thing (2011)

Who Goes There‘ the 1938 novella by John W Campbell Jr has a had a huge impact on horror movie history, inspiring the likes of ‘Alien‘ and being directly interpreted in ‘The Thing: From Another World‘ (1951) and It’s 1982 remake John Carpenter’s ‘The Thing‘. Dutch director Matthijs van Heijningen Jr adds his 2011 interpretation, but be under no illusion, this is an unashamed prequel (and love letter) to Carpenter’s movie. Continue reading

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