Is A Director Checking In To ‘The Overlook Hotel’?

Hasn’t been a lot of news lately on this project but reports are floating around that Warner Brother’s is hard at work attempting to bring Mark Romanek on board as the director of the much anticipated prequel to ‘The Shining’ titled ‘The Overlook Hotel’. Genre fans may remember Romanek as the writer/director of ‘One Hour Photo’. You believe that film came out 12 years ago! Holy crap! Published reports indicate that this prequel will tell … Continue reading

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Trailer: Red Band Coolness for THE THING

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It seems odd to me that they are calling this THE THING yet it takes place before John Carpenter’s version, don’t you think it should be called BEFORE THE THING or PRE-THING or something like that. Everything you see about this one makes it look like a remake, but it’s not. It appears that they are sticking with the same “morphing” look that Rob Bottin used in the original and it also looks like we … Continue reading

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Take a look at the making of THE THING

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The prequel to John Carpenter’s THE THING opens next week! Time has sure flown but in just a few short days we’re all going to know how this thing is going to play out. Nice thing is, we can get a bit of a sneak peek by checking out the two clips below. What we have here is what I am suspecting will be part of the supplemental materials on the home video release. It’s … Continue reading

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New Stills from THE THING!

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A quick trip over to the FACEBOOK page for the upcoming Universal release of THE THING turned out to be quite productive. Seems they have uploaded some new photos and they actually show us all a little of what they are up too. Looks like they are going to hold pretty true to what Carpenter had going on in his retelling, actually looks kinda promising. Check em out and let me know what you think.

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FIRST LOOK! Teaser poster for THE THING

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Been quiet on this one for quite a while. Last thing we saw were a couple of pretty non exciting stills. Today brings our first look at a teaser poster for the prequel that I actually kind of dig. It’s simple, effective…pretty good. They are still talking an Oct. 14th release on this one and here’s what it’s all about: Antarctica: an extraordinary continent of awesome beauty. It is also home to an isolated outpost … Continue reading

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