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The thing [DVD videorecording]

Contributor(s): Winstead, Mary Elizabeth | Edgerton, Joel | Thomsen, Ulrich | Olsen, Eric Christian.
Material type: FilmFilmPublisher: [United States] : Universal, 2012Edition: Widescreen ed.Description: 1 videodisc (ca. 103 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.Subject(s): Horror | Mystery | Sci-FiGenre/Form: Horror.
Production Credits: Director, Matthijs Van Heijningen Jr..
Cast: Mary Elizabeth Winstead, Joel Edgerton, Ulrich Thomsen, Eric Christian Olsen.Summary: When paleontologist Kate Lloyd travels to an isolated outpost in Antarctica for the expedition of a lifetime, she joins an international team that unearths a remarkable discovery. Their elation quickly turns to fear as they realize that their experiment has freed a mysterious being from its frozen prison. Paranoia spreads like an epidemic as a creature that can mimic anything it touches will pit human against human as it tries to survive and flourish in this spine-tingling thriller.Review: "This version of The Thing, directed by Matthijs van Heijningen Jr., provides such graphic and detailed views of the creature."--Roger EbertReview: "...it works because it respects that basic premise."--Chicago TribuneReview: "...this one stands out as a rare one that works. That's a good 'Thing.'"--New Orleans Times-Picayune
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Mary Elizabeth Winstead, Joel Edgerton, Ulrich Thomsen, Eric Christian Olsen.

Director, Matthijs Van Heijningen Jr..

DVD.

English, French, Spanish audio; English, French, Spanish subtitles.

English subtitles for the deaf and hard of hearing.

MPAA rating: R.

When paleontologist Kate Lloyd travels to an isolated outpost in Antarctica for the expedition of a lifetime, she joins an international team that unearths a remarkable discovery. Their elation quickly turns to fear as they realize that their experiment has freed a mysterious being from its frozen prison. Paranoia spreads like an epidemic as a creature that can mimic anything it touches will pit human against human as it tries to survive and flourish in this spine-tingling thriller.

"This version of The Thing, directed by Matthijs van Heijningen Jr., provides such graphic and detailed views of the creature."--Roger Ebert

"...it works because it respects that basic premise."--Chicago Tribune

"...this one stands out as a rare one that works. That's a good 'Thing.'"--New Orleans Times-Picayune

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