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The Thing (From Another World) Review

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★★★★★

Although the director's credit went to Christian Nyby, there's little doubt that the brains behind this sci-fi classic was producer Howard Hawks. Building suspense through his masterly use of the unseen, Hawks brings an added chill to this tale of terror at the North Pole, that is also a disturbing study of communal paranoia and the fear of science. With a fine ensemble cast led by Kenneth Tobey and a knowing script, this is superior to John Carpenter's remake.