If you missed it on IGN, here’s the gory-fun graphic red band trailer for “The Thing” which reveals lots more of the monster effects and, honestly, way too many plot details as far as who gets eaten, smooshed, penetrated, etc.
I repeat: DO NOT WATCH THIS IF YOU ARE SPOILER ADVERSE.
On the other hand, if you’ve been curious as to the look of the effects in the film, and do not mind a few details about how each character gets assimilated, check it out.
I say “each character” because this is a prequel to the original John Carpenter “Thing”, and in that movie they make a reference to no one surviving the events that came before? I may be mistaken, or they may choose to alter the reality of the first film. All’s fair in love and remakes… er prequels.
Computer graphics have been getting so amazing lately, it’s hard to tell where the practical effects end and the CG begins, but either way, I think this stuff looks pretty good.
What do you think? Look good or “why did they bother”?
The movie stars Joel Edgerton and Mary Elizabeth Winstead, you can see it in theaters Octotober 14th, 2011