Jeff NaucloseAuthor: Jeff Nau
Name: Jeff Nau
About: Jeff Nau is a main contributor to the Jace Hall Show covering pop culture and music trends in the nerd community. He has contributed to San Diego City Beat, 944, and Ill Literature, amongst others, and spends his spare time working as an artist and photographer.See Authors Posts (1264)
Now mind you the following is all based on the relatively lame and completely CGI’d-to-hell trailers of the new Thing movie that has emerged so far. The Thing re-make is set to be released this weekend, October 14, re-telling the story of an American paleontologist and a team of Norwegian scientists who fight for their lives against a shape-shifting extraterrestrial.
But how will it compare to this musical? Compiled from clips of the original 1982 John Carpenter film, and even given a lighthearted, rat pack-soundtrack, complete with a surprisingly faithful Sinatra-esque croon, The Thing: The Musical comes courtesy of brothers Jon and Al Kaplan, who did a pretty terrific job in slinging this all together. Continue reading “The Thing: The Musical Does What Everything the Remake Won’t…” »