The Thing: CFQ Podcast 2:40

The Thing (2011) horizontal teaser poster

It’s a remake! No, it’s a prequel! It’s THE THING, the latest film derived from John W. Campbell’s short story “Who Goes There?” – which previously inspired the 1951 Howard Hawks production THE THING FROM ANOTHER WORLD and director John Carpenter’s 1982 remake THE THING. With regular Cinefantastique Spotlight Podcast host Dan Person missing in action at the New York Comic Con, Lawrence French and Steve Biodrowski put all three THINGS on the chopping block for examination. Does the new version stand up to its predecessors? Do the CFQ effects match the prosthetics of the 1982 film? And how realistic is it to find three human with perfect teeth? All these and other questions will be answered, so join us on a terrifying trip to the freezing vastness of the antarctic continent, wherein lies the alien shape-shifter that may already have duplicated your best friend sitting next to you as you read this
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