R | | Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi
A crew in Antarctica finds a neighboring camp destroyed and its crew dead. Whatever killed them is nowhere to be found, unless it's hidden in plain sight.
This is the first of John Carpenter's films which he did not score himself. The film's original choice of composer was Jerry Goldsmith, but he passed and Ennio Morricone composed a very low-key Carpenter-like score filled with brooding, menacing bass chords.
Poor baby, you're starting to lose it.
(at around 1h 17 mins) When the "Head Bug" is shown trying escape the facial features still retained by creature are facing away from the group as it crawls toward the door. However in the very next shot just before Mac torches it the creature has suddenly stopped running and facing into the room.
$3,107,897 (USA) (2 July 1982)
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