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Movies Till Dawn: ‘Tis the Season – ’80s Creature Features for Christmas Edition

“The Thing” (1982, Shout Factory) In the frozen icescape of Antarctica, the staff of a remote research outpost discovers an alien craft and its inhabitant, which proves to be not only alive, but equipped with the distressing ability to form … Continue reading

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Movies Till Dawn: Reagan-Era Nightmares – End of the World Edition

12 a.m. – “Escape from New York” – Action/Science Fiction (1981, Shout Factory) John Carpenter’s future action thriller operates on a coal-black premise that would have undoubtedly amused the most hawkish members of the Reagan Administration: to combat a 400% … Continue reading

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