A new episode of The best horror movie you never saw The video series has just been released via the JoBlo Horror Originals YouTube channel, and in this one we’re taking a look at the 1985 film from writer/director Larry Cohen. Things (watch it HERE), about a delicious dessert that has a strange effect on the people who eat it. We previously talked about how Cohen made the concept of a killer baby work in Its aliveNow find out how he made the deadly dessert idea work by watching the video embedded above!
Things has the following synopsis:
It’s smooth and creamy! It’s delicious! It’s not filling up! He has conquered the country… and he kills! It’s the stuff! The new taste sensation outsells ice cream two to one, and retailers can’t keep up with the ravenous demand. To save their failing businesses, an ice cream industry spoiler and a junk food tycoon try to uncover the manufacturing secrets of The Stuff. They soon discover the horrible truth about The Stuff: that it is a living, devouring parasite that turns its hosts into walking zombies! Threatened on all sides and trusting no one, they suddenly find themselves in the midst of a last ditch effort to prevent this invasion of branded body snatchers and save the country from the clutches of this insidious and monstrous dessert.
The film stars Michael Moriarty, Andrea Marcovicci, Garrett Morris, Paul Sorvino, Scott Bloom, Danny Aiello, Patrick O’Neal, James Dixon and Alexander Scourby, with appearances by Brooke Adams, Laurene Landon, Tammy Grimes, Abe Vigoda, Clara Peller. , Jason Evers and Mira Sorvino.
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the Things episode of The best horror movie you never saw was written by Cody Hamman, narrated by Shawn Knippelberg, edited by Juan Jimenez, produced by John Fallon and Tyler Nichols, and produced by Berge Garabedian.
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