“The Thing” Shocks Halloween Horror Day #26! “Man Is The Warmest Place To Hide!”

#shocktober Day 26 of #31daysofhorror #31daysofhalloween is a classic, ice cold shocker –



“Man Is The Warmest Place To Hide.”

With those words, Shocktober day #26 celebrates one of the greatest horror films ever: John Carpenter’s classic “The Thing!”


This iconic image reminds me of what a classic, creepy and shocking film this is – Director John Carpenter is allredy on my life for “Shocktober” – his “Halloween” is one of horror’s greatest achievements as well.

Let’s begin with the trailer for this classic film:


Scientists are housed in Antartica. It’s the first week of winter in 1982. An American Research Base is greeted by an alien force, which is able to assimilate by hiding inside anything it touches.


Kurt Russell stars in the film, along with a number of great character Actors. Remember that Russell had just done “Escape From New York” with Carpenter.


As it becomes clear that something is very, very wrong – the crew begin to turn on each…

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7 replies

  1. A rare example of a remake being so superior to the (sort-of) original. Classic Carpenter, and a wonderful addition to the horror genre.
    Best wishes, Pete.

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