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Thing From Another World
Episode 2: The Thing (1982)
October 21, 2011

Title: The Thing (1982)
Rating: R
Running Time: 109
Release Date: June 25, 1982
Director: John Carpenter
Writer(s): Bill Cancaster
Starring: Kurt Russell, Wilford Brimley, Keith David, Donal Moffat, Richard Dysart
Company: Universal Pictures

In 1982 audiences looked to space as a summer film showed the impact that can happen when a stranded alien life form is found on Earth by scientists. Yes, E.T. was 1982's summer hit, and this film, John Carpenter's The Thing, was a flop. But in the 90's audiences discovered this film and now it is the subject of comic books, action figures, video games, and a prequel film that has the Now Playing hosts very excited! Now join our hosts as Jakob and Arnie join Stuart to discuss one of his favorite films -- The Thing! What makes this film so good? Listen to this preview, then donate $25 or more to Now Playing to find out!

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