Catch John Carpenter’s “The Thing” at the Kentucky

Watch the master of horror at work this weekend at the Kentucky Theater.

John Carpenter’s “The Thing” is playing Friday, Oct. 25 at 11:59 p.m. and Saturday, Oct. 26 at 1 p.m. continuing the Kentucky’s “Horror Month.”

“The Thing,” originally released in 1982, stars Kurt Russell as a scientist at an Antarctic research facility attacked by a shape-shifting alien that takes the form of those it kills. Sounds fun, right?

The film has a 79% rating on Rotten Tomatoes and an 8.1 on IMDb.

Carpenter is a graduate of Western Kentucky University and is most famous for bestowing Michael Myers upon the world, having written and directed the original “Halloween” released in 1978.

Check out the trailer below.


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