88 mins Almost 30 years after John Carpenter's vision of The Thing fizzled in theaters comes this new film The Thing. With a title identical to the 1982 film, this new tale is a prequel to Carpenter's film, showing how a group of Norwegian scientists in Antarctica discover an alien craft, and a living creature frozen in ice. Can this new Thing successfully imitate the terror of Carpenter's film? Will hosts Arnie, Stuart, and Jakob be able to tell which Thing is the real Thing? Donate to Now Playing to find out! NOTE: This Podcast was originally made available to donors for a limited time. To celebrate 10 years of Now Playing Podcast we have made this show available again! You can get this episode individually, or you can subscribe for 12 months to access all our bonus shows. Every dollar you donate goes to make this show the best it can be. Thank you for your support and we hope you enjoy the podcast!