42. John Carpenter's The Thing (1982) with Drew Meyer
John Carpenter's The Thing is a creepy enough movie on its own, but add in the context of 2020's pandemic situation and a movie where an undetectable threat infiltrates an isolated science base suddenly gets a lot creepier. Rafe is joined by Who & Company's Drew Meyer to talk about the impact of context, why this movie almost ruined the careers of those involved, the influence of Agatha Christie on genre films, and more! Follow Rafe on Twitter and Letterboxd. Drew Meyer is on Twitter and is part of the Who & Company podcast. Check out Rafe's recent appearances on other podcasts : Why This Film Podcast: WarGames First Annual NRQ Star Wars Special Reel Rundown: The Line Up: Top 5 Pixar Films Reel Rundown: Fresh Reel: Onward Follow the show on Twitter and Facebook. Send feedback to email@example.com. Please subscribe via Apple Podcasts, Google Play, Spotify, Stitcher, or using the RSS Feed. Be a future guest on the show by filling out the form at havenotseenthis.podbean.com. This week's independent podcast promo is for Sips Suds and Smokes.
Duration: 1 hr 17 min