The Thing [R]
Directed by Matthijs Van Heijningen Jr.
Up-graded from B.
+1: Mary Elizabeth Winstead (as Kate Lloyd) channels her inner Ripley (“Alien”).
+1: Creature effects.
-1: Clarity of keeping track of bearded Norwegian researchers.
par: Alien space ship.
+1: Installment in the franchise.
Note: Extra epilogue scenes into the credits, but before the credit roll.