With kurt russell, wilford brimley, keith david, richard masur.
The thing is a 2011 science fiction horror film directed by matthijs van heijningen jr. It is a prequel to the 1982 john carpenter film of the same name. Matthijss film takes place right before the first film, and focuses on the original norwegian crew that discovered the alien. Paleontologist kate lloyd (mary elizabeth winstead) joins a norwegian scientific team.
The thing is a 2011 science fiction horror film directed by matthijs van heijningen jr. , written by eric heisserer, and starring mary elizabeth winstead, joel edgerton, ulrich thomsen, adewale akinnuoye-agbaje, and eric christian olsen. It is a direct prequel to the 1982 film of the same name by john carpenter, which was an adaptation of the 1938 novella who goes there? By john w.
The thing is a 1982 american science fiction horror film directed by john carpenter and written by bill lancaster. Novella who goes there?, it tells the story of a group of american researchers in antarctica who encounter the eponymous thing, a parasitic extraterrestrial life-form that assimilates, then imitates other organisms. The group is overcome by paranoia and conflict as they learn that they can no longer trust each other and that any one of them could be the thing.
With mary elizabeth winstead, joel edgerton, ulrich thomsen, eric christian olsen. At an antarctica research site, the discovery of an alien craft leads to a confrontation between graduate student kate lloyd and scientist dr.
Boasted by an illustriously unforgettable & haunting score, state-of-the-art practical make-up effects that havent been beaten since, and prominently featuring a well-defined cast who all play into the all-inclusive paranoia considerably well throughout, john carpenters the thing is an absolutely timeless and flat-out thrilling sci-fi horror masterwork that unquestionably hasnt aged a bit.
It serves the bare serviceable minimum for a horror flick, but the thing is all boo-scares and a slave to the far superior john carpenter version.
Either way, as some fans of the thing franchise note, most norwegians speak english perfectly and learn it since childhood, and researchers and scientists would most assuredly do so, meaning the language barrier the franchise implies between both outposts would be non-existent.
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