The Alternate Ending In The Thing That Was Thankfully Cut

John Carpenter’s “The Thing” is one of those classics that always gets cited as an example of a film that was an outward failure, initially, but that time has vindicated with a much-deserved reappraisal. It was not a critical or commercial success on its release, but in the years since then, it has come to be regarded as a monster movie par excellence.Carpenter himself once said that his whole career would have been different had “The Thing” been a big hit.

He was coming off “Escape from New York” and lower-budget horror films like “The Fog” and “Halloween” when he made it, and this was his first…The post The Alternate Ending in The Thing That Was Thankfully Cut appeared first on /Film.

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