Saturday, January 23, 2016

Episode 29: The Thing

Corinne and Tim try to figure out who's who as they watch John Carpenter's version of The Thing from 1982. Listen in as we speculate on why the film failed critically and commercially during the busy summer of '82, comment on the film's themes of isolation and paranoia, and discuss the lack of women in the cast. Warning: Contains explicit language, spoilers, and some unorthodox chess strategy.

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Is it possible to discuss The Thing without sounding like a David Mamet play? Would you like to offer your views on 'Thing' physiology? Do you know where we can download a computer program that can predict doomsday to within a few hours?  Leave a comment and keep the discussion going.

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