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[Watch] THE THING remade as a claymation PINGU short

Filmmaker Lee Hardcastle has created a unique remake of John Carpenter’s 1982 sci-horror masterpiece The Thing – his version is a two-minute claymation short starring the characters from the Swiss children’s show Pingu. The result is unexpectedly awesome, both cute and disgusting, and the claymation effects for the alien are spectacular. Kudos, Mr Hardcastle, on creating the first great viral video of 2012.

Watch Pingu’s The Thing by Lee Hardcastle below (via Slashfilm).

Pingu’s “THE THING” from Kultfilme Online on Vimeo.

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