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Old 03-04-2011, 01:23 AM   #21
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Anyone know of any flicks with creature FX resembling the ones in The Thing?
Creature effects wise I'd say Pumpkinhead matches it. Winston must have put his all in that, same goes with the Alien Queen. But The Thing seems to have it's own "style" that no other film I've seen and can think of has.
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Creature effects wise I'd say Pumpkinhead matches it. Winston must have put his all in that, same goes with the Alien Queen. But The Thing seems to have it's own "style" that no other film I've seen and can think of has.
Winston worked on The Thing also.
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Winston worked on The Thing also.
I don't think I was aware of that, doesn't surprise me in the least anyway.
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I don't think I was aware of that, doesn't surprise me in the least anyway.
Bottin was exhausted working on the film and Winston came in to help. He did most of the work in the dog cage sequence.
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I don't think I was aware of that, doesn't surprise me in the least anyway.
He did some of the scene's with the dogs in the cage (I'm pretty sure)because Bottin was suffering from sleep deprivation.

Both of them rocked that shit.
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Bottin was exhausted working on the film and Winston came in to help. He did most of the work in the dog cage sequence.
Beat me to it.
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He did some of the scene's with the dogs in the cage (I'm pretty sure)because Bottin was suffering from sleep deprivation.
I've never looked at dogs the same way since that scene.
That, is also one of the best in the film. I wasn't aware they worked that scene together.

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I'll fucking drink to that!!!!!
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To me, The Thing is about as perfect of a horror film as you can find. Great atmosphere, compelling story, great ensemble cast, low-key score, and some of the best effects (if not the best) ever put on screen. There's nothing I would change about it. It holds up incredibly well, and has aged fairly well for a nearly 30 year old film.
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To me, The Thing is about as perfect of a horror film as you can find. Great atmosphere, compelling story, great ensemble cast, low-key score, and some of the best effects (if not the best) ever put on screen. There's nothing I would change about it. It holds up incredibly well, and has aged fairly well for a nearly 30 year old film.
Damn...it really has been almost a 30 yr. old film. And for the movie to still be fresh to this day is truly amazing.



Agree with everything you said.


The 80s really did have some of the greatest horror films.
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