Ep 55 ‘The Thing’ / ‘The Void’

In this episode Darren and Damien discuss two sci fi horror films: The Thing and The Void. They have similarities and differences. Both have a horror element. Which one is a better film? If you have an opinion we entreat you to leave a comment. Those are the lifeblood of what we do 🙂 We would love to start a dialog with you on these films.

The Thing

The Thing

“A research facility in Antarctica comes across an alien force that can become anything it touches with 100% accuracy. The members must now find out who’s human and who’s not before it’s too late.” -IMDB

Cast

Kurt Russell R.J. MacReady
Wilford Brimley (as A. Wilford Brimley) Dr. Blair
Keith David Childs
Richard Masur Clark

Directed by

John Carpenter

Written by

Bill Lancaster, John W. Campbell Jr.

Other Info

Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi
R
Fri 25 Jun 1982 UTC
109min
IMDB Rating: 8.2
The Void

The Void

“Shortly after delivering a patient to an understaffed hospital, a police officer experiences strange and violent occurrences seemingly linked to a group of mysterious hooded figures.” -IMDB

Cast

Aaron Poole Daniel Carter
Kenneth Welsh Dr. Richard Powell
Daniel Fathers The Father
Kathleen Munroe Allison Fraser

Directed by

Jeremy Gillespie, Steven Kostanski

Written by

Steven Kostanski, Jeremy Gillespie

Other Info

Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Not Rated
Fri 07 Apr 2017 UTC
90min
IMDB Rating: 5.8

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Author: Damien Riley

I'm an online diarist, blog film critic, and podcaster. My views on films and life are often 'left of center' on, but I always try to have respect for the other side. I married my high-desert princess (now my queen). We have 3 children.

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