FMP Ep. 027 – ‘The Thing’ (1982) / ‘The Thing’ (2011)

After a two week hiatus, Alex and Phil are back to discuss two versions of The Thing from three decades apart. The discussion includes whether or not remakes have value and if a remake should be held up against its original. We also discuss listener response to our top 5 betrayal movies and falling asleep during movies.

Show Schedule:

  • 00:32 – 03:24 – Introduction
  • 03:24 – 26:39 – Dual Review of The Thing (2011) and The Thing (1982)
  • 27:22 – 33:39 – Betrayal Movies Poll and Question of the Week
  • 34:32 – 40:00 – Recommendations and Contact Information


  • Music for Episode 27 was provided by Jary Maurice. [Website]
  • Tracks included “Tomorrow Wake Up” and “Rhythm and Grace.”
  • Check out Jary’s new EP Romantic Curse.

Show Notes:

  • The name of the medical device that eluded Alex and Phil is a “defibrillator.”
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  • We need you to “Like” our Facebook page and tell all your friends to do so as well. Every additional 50 “Likes” we receive, we will select one listener to choose a movie for us to review.

Question of the Week:

  • Have you ever fallen asleep during a movie? [Vote in the Poll]

Next Week:

  • We will be reviewing the new film The Skin I Live In from director Pedro Almodovar.
  • We will also be reviewing the film Hanna from earlier this year.

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