Monday, October 17, 2011

Movie Of The Week: October 17, 2011: The Thing (1982)

Welcome to a brand new  Movie Of The Week, a new weekly feature at the Blog!  How does this differ from Trailer Park, well one it is weekly and two I hope to get interaction from YOU, the Comicpalooza fans.  I want you to email me a pick for Movie Of The Week, and I will use them and post those picks as the weeks go by!  Email me your picks at!  Start thinking of your Movie Of The Week and send it to me!

The Thing (1982)

Synopsis:  Scientists in the Antarctic are confronted by a shape-shifting alien that assumes the appearance of the people that it kills.

Released  June 25, 1982
Director:  John Carpenter
Domestic Box Office Gross:  $19.6 Million
Running Time:  1 Hour 49 Minutes
Starring: Kurt Russel, Keith David, and Wilford Brimley

Why You Should Watch It:  With the prequel/remake in theaters now, maybe it's time to revisit the classic 1982 film.  There's also the 1951 film The Thing From Another World.  Either way you will be watching a solid science fiction film that may just scare the hell out of you in the process!

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