I saw John Carpenter's The Thing for first time when I was six and I think it defined me as a sci-fi fan, so seeing it again brought back all that childish glee. Though I admit that I may be a little biased, I can't find anything immediately wrong with this movie. It lacks the modern special effects, sure, but it doesn't lack plot, pacing or acting. The Thing is a classic and if you disregard the outdated (but very well made for its time) special effects, then there's nothing stopping you from enjoying it.
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Simply one of the best science fiction horrors of all time. One of Carpenters best. Kurt Russel is pefectly cast as are all the other actors. Story 10/10 suspense 10/10 music 10/10 special effects 10/10 for their post CGI genius. All in all one of the most perfect films of the genre ever produced
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