Thing Combo Blu Ray/ (2011)
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|At an antarctica research site, the discovery of an alien craft leads to a confrontation between graduate student kate lloyd and scientist Dr. Sander halvorson.|
Editor's NoteJohn Carpenter's THE THING gets prequelized with this Universal Pictures film starring Mary Elizabeth Winstead as an American graduate student who heads to the Antarctic to join a Norwegian team of scientists who discover an alien ship buried in the ice. Joel Edgerton co-stars as a chopper pilot who helps Winstead, with newcomer Matthijs Van Heijningen Jr. making his directorial debut from a script by BATTLESTAR GALACTICA's Ronald D. Moore and Eric Heisserer.
The Thing (2011) - Blu-Ray DVD Review
By: Chris Beaumont Blogcritics.org Reviews
Published on: 2/8/2012 5:39 PM
|In 1982, John Carpenter gave us to his take on The Thing, inspired by John W. Campbell Jr.'s short story "Who Goes There" and the 1951 film The Thing from Another World, starring James Arness as the title character. Carpenter's film took us to new heights of paranoia and graphic horror. It received a chilly critical reception and was not much of a box office success. Fortunately, time has been kind to the film and it is now recognized for how good it really is. The double edged sword also made it an inevitable target for a remake. Not necessarily a bad thing, considering it was a remake itself. Well, fortunately, this is not a remake, but a prequel (that feels a lot like a remake)....read the full review|
Cast & Crew
|Mary Elizabeth Winstead|
|Ronald D. Moore - Screenwriter|
|Eric Heisserer - Screenwriter|
|Matthijs Van Heijningen Jr. - Director|