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The Thing (1982)

The Thing (1982)

We’re kicking off our “Kurt n’ Carpenter Triple Feature” on Saturday, August 13 with a perfect summer slice of wintry horror that may leave you feeling… A little cold. Kurt Russell delivers a career-high performance in The Thing, a truly frightening story about scientists in the Antarctic who are confronted by a shape-shifting alien that assumes the appearance of the people that it kills. Carpenter’s remake of Howard Hawke‘s 1951 classic is, perhaps, a more bleak, tense and frightening sci-fi thriller that delivers some truly memorable practical and makeup effects along the way. A definite big screen must-see!

“The Thing is a peerless masterpiece of relentless suspense, retina-wrecking visual excess and outright, nihilistic terror.”Empire Magazine

“The Thing is one of [Carpenter’s] greatest moments, creating a terrifying atmosphere of claustrophobia, suspense and paranoia. And Kurt Russell is as good as he’s ever been, wearing one of the best beards in movie history.” – Total Film


Doors 5:45 pm | Movie 6:15 pm
Tickets $10 advance HERE| $12 door

Movie 8:30 pm
Tickets $10 advance HERE | $12 door

Movie 10:30 pm
Tickets $10 advance HERE | $12 door

Why not make it a true “Kurt n’ Carpenter Triple Feature?” See all three films for $15 HERE | $18 door

*All ages OK to all screenings! Must be 19+ w/ID for bar service.
**Groupons and passes OK for any single film screening. Please redeem at the door.
***Please note that online triple feature tickets sales end at 5:15 pm (tickets to all films can still be purchased at the door).

THE THING (John Carpenter, 1982 / 109 mins / PG) It’s the first week of winter in 1982. An American Research Base is greeted by an alien force, that can assimilate anything it touches. It’s up to the members to stay alive, and be sure of who is human, and who has become one of the Things.

BIG TROUBLE IN LITTLE CHINA (John Carpenter, 1986 / 99 mins / PG) An All-American trucker gets dragged into a centuries-old mystical battle in Chinatown.

ESCAPE FROM NEW YORK (John Carpenter, 1981 / 99 mins / PG) In 1997, the island of Manhattan has been walled off and turned into a giant maximum security prison within which the country’s worst criminals are left to form their own anarchic society. However, when the President of the United States crash lands on the island, the authorities turn to a former soldier and current convict, Snake Plissken, to rescue him.

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