The Thing 1982 film

The Thing (1982) is a fantastic horror/sci-fi film.

Directed by John Carpenter, the film is based on a short story and an earlier film from 1951 (which is also an amazing movie).


A research team in Antarctica is hunted by a shape-shifting alien that assumes the appearance of its victims. The protagonist of the film is R.J. MacReady, played by Kurt Russell.

Fun Fact:

The extraordinary special effects were orchestrated by an eccentric effects expert called Rob Bottin who was only 23-years-old at the time.

What:         The Thing (1982)

When:         Saturday, October 14, 2023

Where:        Redford Theatre (17360 Lahser, Detroit, MI)

Time:          8:00 p.m.

Cost:           $7.00

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The Thing 1982 film
The Thing 1982 film

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