Tag Archives: The Thing

Readful Things at Reclaim Video

  Some incredible artwork that we couldn’t resist for the new space. News on our opening coming very soon! A post shared by Reclaim Video ? (@reclaimvideo) on Apr 24, 2018 at 12:29pm PDT The entire Reclaim team has been … Continue reading

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A Thing is Born: the Multi-GIF Shot

Michael Branson Smith’s born GIF is nothing short of brilliant. I have seen multi-shot GIFs, but I have never seen a multi-gif shot. Is this a new Thing, so to speak 🙂 I love this so much, and he has … Continue reading

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A 1982 roundtable discussion with John Landis, John Carpenter, and David Cronenberg

I follow the Cinephilia and Beyond Tumblr, and I am glad I do because it is filled with film gems like the one above. Yesterday I came across  this remarkable interview with three masters of 70s and 80s film, namely John Landis, John Carpenter, and David … Continue reading

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A Minimalistic Thing is Front Page Material

I didn’t make it up to Middletown, PA for the showing of The Thing last night to benefit the Elks Theatre that needs to raise money to convert its project equipment to digital—as do all exisiting theaters in the U.S. … Continue reading

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Save the Elks Theater!

Today I got an email asking if a small, local movie theater that’s been around since 1911 could use a minimalist movie poster I created for John Carpenter’s The Thing (1982) to promote a forthcoming benefit to save the theater … Continue reading

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John Carpenter’s The Thing Action Figures

I’m increasingly loving Tumblr these days, especially when a gem comes my way like the video above featuring a promo for action figures based on John Carpenter’s The Thing (1982). Seeing these I immediately thought, “Were there ever Escape From … Continue reading

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The great Martin Weller passed on this brilliant re-telling of John Carpenter’s The Thing using Pingu’s stop-motion animation as the medium muse. The special effects as seen through claymation are brilliant. Martin and I share The Thing as our favorite … Continue reading

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John Carpenter’s The Thing Minimalist Poster

I love the minimalist poster assignment over at ds106, and going through the process again allows me to do something with The Thing which I had promised last semester, but never delivered on. I ended up doing The Birds instead, … Continue reading

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The Thing and those crazy Sweders

Martin Weller and I will be talking about The Thing tomorrow on bavathursdays, and I figured out the audio, and now I was just looking around for stuff we might use, and general talking points etc. And lo and behold … Continue reading

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Formative 10: Escape from New York

Well, I guess I gotta get going on my formative 10 because what has taken me almost eight months, has taken D’Arcy Norman all of three days. I find it interesting how much a formative 10 can tell you about … Continue reading

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