How to tell you’re a nerd: Method 116 (or a thing from “The Thing”)
While watching the recent prequel film to John Carpenter’s The Thing, you couldn’t get the sound of the alien spacecraft’s distress signal out of your mind. It then occurs to you that the reason it sounds so familiar is because (as far as you can tell) the same sound is used in Danny Boyle’s 2007 science fiction film Sunshine as the distress beacon for the Icarus I spacecraft.
Posted on February 11, 2012, in Books, Films, Mind Drippings, Nerd Odyssey, Nerds and tagged Danny Boyle, film, How to tell you're a nerd, John Carpenter, mind drippings, nerd odyssey, nerds, science fiction, Sunshine, The Thing. Bookmark the permalink. 2 Comments.