1982’s THE SLAYER is a Video Nasty, and it’s not amazing, but it’s so much more, too.
A waste of a slasher. All the more frustrating for the potential it held.
An underrated sequel that rarely gets its due, and tackles some terrifying ideas with its story.
Only Larry Cohen could give us a crime film mixed with a creature feature that sees a giant dragon-like creature terrorising The Chrysler Building.
John Carpenter’s The Thing. 1982. Directed by John Carpenter. Screenplay by Bill Lancaster, from a story by John W. Campbell Jr. Starring Kurt Russell, Wilford Brimley, Keith David, Richard Masur, T.K. Carter, David Clennon, Richard Dysart, Charles Hallahan, Peter Maloney, and Donald Moffat. Universal Pictures/Turman-Foster Company. Rated R. 109 minutes. Horror/Science Fiction ★★★★★ It’s hardContinue reading “Isolated Paranoia: John Carpenter’s The Thing”