The Thing

The Thing ★★★★★

Does the incredibly taut script, honed by almost laser precision into a simple propulsive mystery narrative that at once enables thinly drawn characters on paper, its almost impossibly insane special make-up effects work and breathtakingly visceral and tension-filled set pieces to all shine without detracting away from its clinical and hugely nihilistic simplicity need, ironically, any more words being spent on it?

Read my thoughts on the new 4K UHD blu-ray release from Universal in my in-depth disk review over at AVForums:

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