The Thing (Modern Turbine Media Blu-Ray Boxset All Region)

$84.99

The 1982 cult classic presented in best video and audio quality + six hours of bonus material, including new extras, archive finds and familiar features + four audio commentaries and a TV version. New: Carpenter interview “Fear on Film” (1982), storyboard/screen comparison, Trailers From Hell and an audio commentary by Todd Cameron (founder of the fan site outpost31.com) (all bonus materials and audio commentaries feature optional German subtitles) + the Prequel from 2011.

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The 1982 cult classic presented in best video and audio quality + six hours of bonus material, including new extras, archive finds and familiar features + four audio commentaries and a TV version. New: Carpenter interview “Fear on Film” (1982), storyboard/screen comparison, Trailers From Hell and an audio commentary by Todd Cameron (founder of the fan site outpost31.com) (all bonus materials and audio commentaries feature optional German subtitles) + the Prequel from 2011.

The details

Blu-ray Disc 1 – John Carpenter’s THE THING

Video: 2,35:1 (1080p/24)

HD master of the 4k transfer in perfect quality (“Arrow master”) – approved by director John Carpenter and DOP Dean Cundey.

Audio

Restored German DTS-HD Master Audio 2.0 track: two missing dubbed bits were reconstructed. 2.0 sound for the first time on Blu-ray! 

Reconstructed German DTS-HD Master Audio 5.1 track: newly “built” from original elements

English DTS-HD Master Audio sound in 5.1, 2.0 & 4.1 (original mix).

Bonus: Five theatrical trailers, TV & radio spots, Four audio commentaries: John Carpenter & Kurt Russell, Dean Cundey (DOP), Stuart Cohen (Producer) and Todd Cameron (Outpost31.com)

Blu-ray Disc 2 – bonus material (NOT ALL EXTRAS ARE ENGLISH FRIENDLY

Documentaries

-“Terror takes shape” (approx. 86 min.)

-“The Men of Outpost 31” (HD, approx. 51 min.)

-“Behind The Chameleon” (HD, approx. 25. Min.)

Interviews

-“Requiem For A Shape Shifter” with John Carpenter (HD, approx. 29 min.)

-“Assembling And Assimilation” with Cutter Todd Ramsay (HD, approx. 11 min.)

-“Between The Lines” with novelist Alan Dean Foster (HD, approx. 16 min.)

-“Sounds From The Cold” with sound designer David Lewis Yewdall & Alan Howarth (HD, approx. 15 min.)

From the archives

-“Fear on Film” (1982) – A conversation with John Carpenter, John Landis & David Cronenberg (approx. 26 min.)

-Storyboard/screen comparison (HD, approx. 8 min.)

-Outtakes (approx. 6 min.)

-Trailers from Hell (2x approx. 3 min.)

-Vintage EPK (approx. 13 min.)

-US TV version (approx. 94 min., 4:3)

-The Making of The Thing (approx. 9 min.)

-The Making of a Chilling Tale (approx. 5 min.)

-Behind the scenes (approx. 2 min.)

-The saucer (approx. 2 min.)

-Vintage Product Reel (approx. 20 min.)

-Extensive text and image archive

Blu-ray Disc 3 THE THING – The Prequel from 2011

Video: 2,35:1 (1080p/24)

Audio: English DTS-HD Master Audio 5.1, DTS 5.1 in German, French, Portuguese and Spanish

Subtitles: German, Chinese (traditional), Danish, English for the hearing impaired, Finnish, French, Chinese (simplified), Dutch, Norwegian, Spanish, Swedish

Bonus material: Deleted and extended scenes (HD, approx. 9 min.), THE THING evolves (Making of, HD, approx. 14 min.), Fire & Ice (HD, approx. 5 min.), Audio Commentary by Director Matthijs van Heijningen and Producer Eric Newman

CD soundtrack

The rare collectible: The score by Ennio Morricone and John Carpenter

Inside THE THING book (in German)

The complete production history of the underrated masterpiece and its consequences – 136 pages packed with information and some rare pictures.

Book with the original story (in German)

John W. Campbell’s 1938 original story on 76 pages.

Goodies

Film posters, artcard set and a high-quality embroidered “Outpost 31” patch.

Additional information

Weight 30 oz