Famed 80’s Gore-Fest Just in Time for Halloween
John Carpenter’s 1982 fantasy-sci-fi hit is back for another round on the big screen starring Kurt Russell and Richard Dysart in The Thing. Travel to remote Antarctica, where a group of research scientists are puzzled when a helicopter shoots a sled dog near their base camp. Things take a much darker and violent turn when the scientists bring the dog back to camp only to find that it brutally attacks crew members and their canines. It also assumes the shape of its victims. A helicopter pilot (Russell) and camp doctor (Dysart) engage in a gruesome battle against the beast to save their crew.
In keeping with October’s celebration of blood, guts, and darkness, The Thing returns to the theater at just the right time. Join us for the next installment of Monday Night Movies and enjoy a thoughtful introduction by The Inlander’s music and film editor Nathan Weinbender.
The Thing screens Monday October 9 at 7:00 p.m. Doors will open at 6:30 p.m. Tickets are available at friendsofthebing.org. Adults: $6 online; $10 at the door; Students: $3 online; $7 at the door. This film is rated R.
The Bing Crosby Theater is located at 901 W. Sprague Avenue in Spokane, WA.
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