Night 1: John Carpenter’s “The Thing.” Second viewing. God, I was fucking looking forward to this all year. I simply cannot get over the effects and the direction. Shlock that’s more than shlock, toxic masc posturing that’s so much more than that too. It’s still hilarious to me how this got hyper-panned on release and crawled at the box office, only to do the ultimate critical 180
Also the music is so perfect. Never underestimate the power of two notes
“The Thing” is like “Jaws” except that everyone is the shark
@wicche i still hate you for this take lmao
@infernusgoatus man, what if the Thing were actually Sharknado. Everyone gets possessed and turns into a whirling mass of shark flesh
@wicche The Thing is actually every horror movie monster. There has only ever been one monster and it is the Thing.
@wicche shit I just invented superwholock for horror movies
@infernusgoatus superwholock is cosmic horror
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