Aug 03, 2020 · Tag: T.K. Carter Over the weekend, the world lost Wilford Brimley , an actor who (much like the shape-shifting alien in director John Carpenter 's 1982 remake of The Thing ) will live on in the various roles he inhabited on the screen — both big and small.
Carter and Artis were retried for the murders at the Lafayette Grill. After another racially charged trial, the two men were again found guilty. Carter was sent back to prison and, in December of 1976, his son Raheem was born. Carter spent four more years behind bars before appearing at a prosecutorial misconduct hearing in 1981.
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The Thing is a 1982 American science fiction horror film directed by John Carpenter and written by Bill Lancaster.Based on the 1938 John W. Campbell Jr. novella Who Goes There?, it tells the story of a group of American researchers in Antarctica who encounter the eponymous "Thing", a parasitic extraterrestrial life-form that assimilates, then imitates other organisms.
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A Norwegian helicopter pursues an Alaskan malamute to an American Antarctic research station. As the Americans run out, the helicopter lands. One Norwegian accidentally drops a thermite charge, destroying the helicopter and pilot. A rifleman shoots at the dog with a rifle, accidentally grazing George Bennings, one of the researchers, in the leg until Lieutenant Garry, the station commander, interprets his actions as hostile and shoots him dead. The team decides to send helicopter pilot R. J. MacReady and Dr. Copper to the Norwegian camp for answers, but find only a charred ruin, with the body of a man who committed suicide and a large block of ice with a hollowed cavity. Outside they discover the burned remains of a humanoid corpse with two faces. "Mac" and Doc Copper return with the humanoid corpse, where their biologist, Blair, performs an autopsy, finding a normal set of human internal organs. Clark kennels the Malamute with the station's sled dogs; the dog itself transforms into...Kurt Russell as MacReadyWilford Brimley as BlairKeith David as ChildsDonald Moffat as Gary
Development of the film began in the mid-1970s when producers David Foster and Lawrence Turman decided to make an adaptation of the 1938 John W. Campbell novella Who Goes There?. It had already been loosely adapted once before in the successful 1951 film The Thing from Another World, but Foster and Turman wanted to develop a project that stuck more closely to the source material. John Carpenter was first approached about the project in 1976, but Carpenter was mainly an independent film director so Universal, who decided to produce it at Foster and Turman´s proposal, decided to use other, more dependent directors for the project. These attempts failed and the project was put on hold until the success of Alien (1979). That´s when John Carpenter was approached again by the studio, who, in the meantime, had achieved a very great success with the film Halloween(1978) and Carpenter, who saw the original as very diffcult to surpass, reluctantly agreed. Filming began on August 24, 1981, in...
The movie was a box office failure and received negative reviews from critics at the time of its release. It also had negative repercussions for John Carpenter's career, but, in time, a reasessment of the movie was made and is now considered as a milestone of the horror genre and to the extent of also having become a cult-classic who even had a significant impact on popular culture.The Thing (1982) at the Internet Movie DatabaseThe Thing (1982) at AllMovieThe Thing (1982) at Rotten TomatoesThe Thing (1982) at Wikipedia
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Nov 30, 2020 · It also has a heartbreaking center in Gary McCullough (T.K. Carter), a softhearted heroin addict whose personal decline mirrors the diminishment of his once-thriving neighborhood. 13. Show Me a ...
In Winter 1982, an American Antarctic research station is alerted by gunfire and explosions. Pursued by a Norwegian helicopter, an Alaskan Malamute makes its way into the camp as the science station's crew looks on in confusion. Through reckless use of a thermite charge, the helicopter is destroyed and its pilot killed in the resulting explosion. The surviving passenger fires at the dog with a rifle, accidentally grazing George Bennings (Peter Maloney), one of the researchers, in the process....
1. Kurt Russell - R.J. MacReady 2. Keith David - Childs 3. A. Wilford Brimley - Blair 4. Thomas G. Waites - Windows 5. Richard Masur - Clark 6. T.K. Carter - Nauls 7. Richard Dysart - Copper 8. Charles Hallahan - Norris 9. Donald Moffat - Garry 10. David Clennon - Palmer 11. Peter Maloney - George Bennings 12. Joel Polis - Fuchs
The screenplay was written in 1981 by Bill Lancaster, son of Burt Lancaster. The film’s musical score was composed by Ennio Morricone, a rare instance of Carpenter not scoring one of his own films. The film was shot near the small town of Stewart in northern British Columbia. The research station in the film was built by the film crew during summer, and the film shot in sub-freezing winter conditions. The only female presence in the film is the voice of a chess computer, voiced by Carpenter r...
The Thing fared poorly at the box office. It was released in the United States on June 25, 1982 in 840 theaters and was issued an \\"R\\" rating by the Motion Picture Association of America (limiting attendees to 17 and older without a guardian). The film cost $15,000,000 to produce, and debuted at #8 at the box office, with an opening weekend gross of $3.1 million. It went on to make $13,782,838 domestically. Carpenter and other writers have speculated that the film's poor performance was due to...
The Thing received nominations from the Academy of Science Fiction, Fantasy and Horror Films for Best Horror Film and Best Special Effects.
Despite mixed contemporary reviews, the film maintains a 80% \\"Fresh\\" rating on Rotten Tomatoes and was listed as one of the best of 1982 by Filmsite.org and Film.com. The film ranked #97 on Rotten Tomatoes’ Journey Through Sci-Fi (100 Best-Reviewed Sci-Fi Movies), and a scene from The Thing was listed as #48 on Bravo’s 100 Scariest Movie Moments. Similarly, the Chicago Film Critics Association named it the 17th scariest film ever made. The Thing was named \\"the scariest movie ... ever!\\" by the...
1. On 25 June 2012 passes 30 years since \\"The Thing\\" has debuted on the screens of theaters for the first time (alongside with Ridley Scott's \\"Blade Runner\\"). 2. 25.06.2013 - 31st anniversary of \\"The Thing\\". Same number as the Outpost.