Watch a Claymation Remake of “The Thing”


That recent (and totally unnecessary) remake of John Carpenter’s campy horror classic The Thing is due out on DVD at the end of this month. If you were still feeling tempted to watch it in spite of the mostly rotten reviews, may we suggest you save yourself some time and check out this two-minute claymation short by animator Lee Hardcastle instead? Just picture a seriously condensed version of the original film, but with cute, stop-motion penguins instead of people, and lots and lots more gore. You’re welcome!

Also, if you’re curious, here’s a behind-the-scenes look at how he did it:

[via Slashfilm]