Tag: The Thing

The Top Ten Cold Movies

We honor the winter season by picking the ten best films where cold weather plays a significant role.  Ah yes, winter is finally here. For...


There have been some very good super-hero adaptations, some very bad ones, and some very weird ones. Here are five film and TV reworkings of popular super heroes that made fans scratch their heads and say “Wha…?” 

Directors’ Trademarks: John Carpenter

What better way to prepare for Halloween than look back at one of the most iconic horror film directors of all time! Join us as we examining the trademark style and calling signs of John Carpenter, aka. The Master of Horror, as director.

Examining Hollywood Remakes: The Thing

Continuing our series on Hollywood remakes, this week’s film is one of those lauded remakes that many say is better than the original. While a horror movie may not be in the Christmas spirit, this film does have a lot of snow in it. This week, Cinelinx looks at John Carpenter’s The Thing.

Best Horror Subgenres: Body Horror – Creeping You Out

Body horror plays off of one of our most natural reactions as living creatures, avoiding pain. Since we are all biologically pre-programmed to do this, body horror can be very efficient at making you squirm.

Blu-Ray Bits: What’s Your Number, The Whistleblower, The Thing, and More!

Announcements on a few films coming to blu-ray have recently come out so, and rather than slam you with several quick news updates, I thought it'd be easier to digest in this quick little News Bits style format.

Box Office Prognosis: Boxing Robots Beat Dancing Teenagers

Meanwhile, The Thing disappoints as the bird watching comedy The Big Year bombs.

The Thing Review: Faithful Prequel Is Everything You Could Hope For

While remakes, re-imaginings, and prequels to older films are generally regarded by the mainstream public to be anything from greedy filmmaker missteps to outright cinematic sacrilege, I was for one thrilled to hear about a prequel to John Carpenter's 1982 horror classic The Thing being developed.  Several years later, horror fans can now rejoice as Carpenter's horrific, shape-shifting monstrosity has finally returned in all it's terrifying glory.

Poster Madness: The Dark Knight Rises, The Thing, Hugo, The Muppets,...

Damn, look at all the posters!  It started with the first posters for Sherlock Holmes 2 but, in a mere 24 hours, things just kind of went crazy!  Rather than take the time to right up separate pieces for each poster, we thought it would be easier just to combine them into one easy to read article.  But just to let you know, The Dark Knight Rises poster won't be until the end.  It would make all the other posters look pathetic in comparison if I put it at the top.  Anyways, check out posters for Sherlock, Hugo, Muppets, and more after the jump.

Will Aliens: Fireteam Be The Game We Have Wanted for Years?...

Welcome back to the 2nd Opinion Podcast! After a crazy ice storm, working long hours, and having no internet we are finally back! In...