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Old September 8 2009, 09:33 PM   #1
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What do you think of Wilford Brimley's performance in The Thing?

I think he was awesome but isn't it odd that he didn't had his famous Mustache in this one? afterall any child of the 80's including myself remmebers him from those Quaker Oats commercials and now those Health Insurance commercials.

I'm sure when he was Blaire and went beserk, they were all out of Oatmeal and he wasn't suffering from Diabeetus, more like Thing-aginus.
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Old September 9 2009, 12:40 AM   #2
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Re: What do you think of Wilford Brimley's performance in The Thing?

The Thing is awesome. Wilford Brimley is awesome. Kurt Russell is awesome. I'll leave you to mull over these simple truths.
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Old September 9 2009, 12:40 AM   #3
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Re: What do you think of Wilford Brimley's performance in The Thing?

It's the right thing to do.
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Old September 9 2009, 12:47 AM   #4
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Re: What do you think of Wilford Brimley's performance in The Thing?

One of the best films ever - and Brimley is brilliant in it, as is everyone else.
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Old September 9 2009, 03:25 AM   #5
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Re: What do you think of Wilford Brimley's performance in The Thing?

EmmanuelZorg wrote: View Post
I think he was awesome but isn't it odd that he didn't had his famous Mustache in this one? afterall any child of the 80's including myself remmebers him from those Quaker Oats commercials and now those Health Insurance commercials.

I'm sure when he was Blaire and went beserk, they were all out of Oatmeal and he wasn't suffering from Diabeetus, more like Thing-aginus.
Wilford Brimley is one of my fav actors, but I've seen him so many other productions where he was better. One of two things were happening, either his charactor was suppost to be a bit subdued or as a actor he was just phoning it in.
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Old September 9 2009, 04:58 AM   #6
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Re: What do you think of Wilford Brimley's performance in The Thing?

It's good and good for you.
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Old December 13 2009, 10:50 PM   #7
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Re: What do you think of Wilford Brimley's performance in The Thing?

But did you get my joke on him suffering from Monster-ginus rather then Diabeetus?
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Old December 14 2009, 12:06 AM   #8
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I really liked him in Remo Williams: The Adventure Begins. That's one one of my favorite, if not my absolute favorite, guilty pleasures ever, and Brimley was good.

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Old December 14 2009, 06:38 AM   #9
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Re: What do you think of Wilford Brimley's performance in The Thing?

EmmanuelZorg wrote: View Post
But did you get my joke on him suffering from Monster-ginus rather then Diabeetus?
Yeah, I got it.
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Old December 14 2009, 06:44 AM   #10
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You get your blood tested and you test it good y'hear?

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Old December 14 2009, 10:32 PM   #11
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Re: What do you think of Wilford Brimley's performance in The Thing?

Needs more Quaker Oats.
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Old December 15 2009, 04:18 AM   #12
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Re: What do you think of Wilford Brimley's performance in The Thing?

The Thing is an awesome movie.

Wilford Brimley is an awesome actor.

He's pretty good in The Thing but an odd one to single out in this movie -as I recall he's not in it all that much once they suspect him and put him in solitary. Wilford, you're awesome. You make me want to check my blood-sugar levels!
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Old December 15 2009, 07:13 PM   #13
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Re: What do you think of Wilford Brimley's performance in The Thing?

It's not Wilford Brimley's character but this is my favorite line from the movie:

"I know you gentlemen have been through a lot, but when you find the time, I'd rather not spend the rest of this winter TIED TO THIS FUCKING COUCH! "

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Old December 17 2009, 05:29 PM   #14
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That's my favorite line with "You gotta be fuckin' kidding".

Sucks the researchers didn't come with Liberty Medical Insurance in case of emergency including free meters.
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Old December 17 2009, 07:18 PM   #15
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"Check your blood for alien parasites and check it often. There's just no reason not to."
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