Articles tagged matthijs van heinjningen

The Thing (2011): Bringing Quiet Tones and Space Vaginas Back from the ‘80s

Matthijs van Heinjningen Jr.'s prequel to John Carpenter's The Thing summons the chilly vibe and the cinema-sexual psychoanalytic undertone of the best of '80s genre cinema. It's only the generic modern "female empowerment" story that seems dated.

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