The Thing (1982) Deluxe Blu-Ray
Wow! Shout Factory is at it again! I got this one on order. A two-disc Blu-ray Special Edition Blu-ray loaded with extras.
Special Features and Specifications:
- NEW 2K scan of the Inter-positive supervised and approved by director of photography Dean Cundey
- NEW 4.1 created from the original 70MM Six Track Dolby Stereo soundtrack
- NEW Audio Commentary with director of photography Dean Cundey
- NEW The Men of Outpost 31 – interviews with Keith David, Thomas Waites, Peter Maloney and more…
- NEW Assembling and Assimilation – an interview with editor Todd Ramsay
- NEW Behind the Chameleon – interviews with visual effects artists Peter Kuran and Susan Turner, special make-up effects artist Rob Burman and Brian Wade and more….
- NEW Sounds from the Cold – interviews with supervising sound editor David Lewis Yewdall and special sound effects designer Alan Howarth
- NEW Between the Lines – an interview with novelization author Alan Dean Foster
- Audio Commentary by director John Carpenter and actor Kurt Russell
- John Carpenter’s The Thing: Terror Takes Shape – a documentary on the making of THE THING featuring interviews with John Carpenter, Kurt Russell, special effects make-up designer Rob Bottin, legendary matte artist Albert Whitlock plus members of the cast and crew (80 minutes – SD)
- Outtakes (5 minutes – SD)
- Vintage featurettes from the electronic press kit featuring interviews with John Carpenter, Kurt Russell and Rob Bottin (12 minutes – SD)
- Vintage featurettes – The Making of a Chilling Tale and The Making of THE THING (1982 – 14 minutes – SD)
- Vintage Product Reel – contains a promotional condensed version of the film with additional footage not in the film (19 minutes – SD)
- Vintage Behind-the-Scenes footage (2 minutes – SD)
Annotated Production Archive – Production Art and Storyboards, Location Scouting,
- Special Make-up Effects, Post Production (48 minutes – SD)
- Network TV Broadcast version of THE THING (92 minutes – SD)
- Teaser Trailer
- Theatrical Trailers (U.S. and German Trailer)
- TV spots
- Radio Spots
- Still Gallery (behind-the-scenes photos, posters and lobby cards)
1080p High-Definition Widescreen (2.35:1)/DTS-HD Master Audio 5.1/1982/Approximate Feature Running Time: +/- 109 minutes/English Subtitles/Special Features Are Not Rated. Region A (U.S. and Canada).
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