THE THING - Terror in the Flesh

Although it was a box office failure upon its release, John Carpenter’s 1982 body horror masterpiece, The Thing, has evolved into a classic over time. In this video essay, Matt Draper explores how the film reflects society’s fears of the Cold War and disease as well as a fear of society itself.

Matt Draper

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Kurt Russell


Phobias


The Thing


Sci-Fi Horror


Sci-Fi Horror


John Carpenter


The Thing