The Thing 2011

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Just watched it the other day. Turned out to be pretty good. I'm glad how it leads up to John Carpenter's version. :D

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They spoiled half the movie in the trailers. I was able to tell who was the thing DX
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Shadow Wulf wrote:They spoiled half the movie in the trailers. I was able to tell who was the thing DX

Trailers normally do that.

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HA! Good that I have not seen any trailer of it so far. So I can not spoil myself before I can watch it 8)
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I personally hate it how they are making sequels for all these great classic movies. The Thing, Blade Runner, Total Recall. None of these movies need sequels or a remake, we don't need one! They are usually by far inferior to the original, especially after this long. After the trailer of the thing I deliberately spoiled myself by watching some scenes, particularly this one scene which I was not impressed by where The Thing attacks everyone in a room.
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Just so you know, John Carpenter's The Thing is a remake. This new one was going to be a 3rd remake. But they decided to do a prequel. Now I would like to see a sequel to John Carpenter's version.

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Yeah the original was The Thing from Outer Space. John Carpenter was a great director back in the 80s and thats what help make the remake of The Thing great. When this prequel was announced I really had no interest in watching it, like I knew it was going to be garbage. I will see about renting it to check it out. I just hope it's somewhat decent.
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Ok so I watched it and even though the trailer did a lousy job on not spoiling half the movie for me, it was actually fairly good. Entertaining popcorn flick. :)
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This version is directed by a Dutch guy. :D

I'm curious if they screwed this version up though, I liked the original (by that I mean the Carpenter-remake).
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It wasn't my choice to see this movie in theatres -- parts of that movie were.....disturbing.

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