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Movie Review: Pet Sematary (2019)
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Pet Sematary
Based on the novel by Stephen King
Screen Story written by Mark Greenberg
Screenplay by Jeff Buhler
Directed by Kevin Kolsch & Dennis Widmyer
Starring Jason Clarke, Amy Seimetz, John Lithgow, Jeté Laurence
Di Bonaventura Pictures | Paramount Pictures
101 minutes | Rated R
Release date: April 5, 2019

Nostalgia is a powerful drug. I saw Mary Lambert’s 1989 big-screen interpretation of Stephen King’s novel Pet Sematary as a child and it was one of the first films to truly horrify me. I will forever be haunted by the ghastly performance of Andrew Hubatsek as the spinal meningitis-stricten Zelda. And the achilles tendon scene made me wear high-top sneakers throughout middle school. Having recently rewatched it as an adult, it’s a very flawed film. The 2019 remake/reimagining directed by Kevin Kolsch & Dennis Widmyer (Starry Eyes) is a much better overall film, although one that will likely not leave the lasting impression of the original.

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‘Pet Sematary’ Final Trailer: One Last Chance To Convince You To See One Of SXSW’s Best
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The first look at an all-new Pet Sematary dropped at SXSW last month, where it was met with rave reviews. Since then, Paramount has been pushing hard to make sure that you will see it by showing us some pretty terrifying trailers. Now, just before its release later this weekend, the studio has put out one final trailer, that should, hopefully, convince you to see what everyone has been talking about. Check out the newest trailer for Pet Sematary here below.

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New Trailer For ‘Pet Sematary’ Released By Paramount
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Nothing like kicking off your day with a hot cup of coffee and a horrific new trailer for Pet Sematary. The movie is the latest adaptation of the terrifying Stephen King tale, which was previously adapted into a movie back in 1989.

The movie is directed by Kevin Kolsch and Dennis Widmyer (Starry Eyes), and stars Jason Clarke, Amy Seimetz, John Lithgow, Jeté Laurence, and Hugo Lavoie. Jeff Buhler (The Prodigy, Nightflyers) and David Kajganich (Suspiria, The Terror) wrote the screenplay.

Click on over to the other side for a brief synopsis and to watch the new trailer.

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New ‘Pet Sematary’ TV Spot Teases Return Of Zelda
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Pet Sematary (2019)

Paramount has released a new TV spot for Pet Sematary, the latest adaptation of Stephen King‘s novel of the same name.

The TV spot is extremely short at only 15 seconds, but it teases a character who will no doubt be of interest to fans of King’s book and the 1989 movie adaptation which stole sleep from so many: Zelda. The name alone causes me to start sweating nervously. I’ve never even played any of the video games because of it. OK so that’s all a bit of exaggeration, but that ’89 movie helped along greatly by Zelda did something very few movies have ever been able to do: terrify the ever-loving shit out of me.

You can check out the TV spot below.

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Teaser Trailer For ‘The Prodigy’ Released By Orion
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The Prodigy

Orion Pictures has released an official teaser trailer for The Prodigy starring Taylor Schilling, Jackson Robert Scott, and Colm Feore.

Though listed as a teaser trailer, this one is longer than the usual teaser running over two minutes. You can find a little more information on The Prodigy and check out the trailer below.

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‘Pet Sematary’: Watch The First Trailer For Latest Stephen King Adaptation
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Pet Sematary

Paramount Pictures has released the first trailer for Pet Sematary, a new take on the Stephen King book of the same name which was adapted into a 1989 movie.

Just like last year’s IT, which currently has a sequel on the way, the movie is another new adaptation of one of King’s tales of terror. Starring in the movie is Jason Clarke, Amy Seimetz, John Lithgow, Jeté Laurence, and Hugo Lavoie.

Click on over to the other side for more info on Pet Sematary and to check out the first trailer along with a new poster.

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Writer Jeff Buhler Talks ‘Pet Sematary’ Remake Starring Jason Clarke, John Lithgow
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Pet Sematary

Another new Stephen King adaptation is heating up with Pet Sematary, which recently began casting.

First came word that Jason Clarke had been cast in the role of Louis Creed, the father character played in the 1989 movie by Dale Midkiff. Then came word that the great John Lithgow will be playing Jud Crandall, who was played by the late great Fred Gwynne in the previous adaptation.

Now one of the writers of this new take on Pet Sematary, Jeff Buhler (The Midnight Meat Train), has shared some thoughts on the project. You can see what he had to say about it below.

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‘Starry Eyes’ Directors Set To Remake Stephen King’s ‘Pet Sematary’
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Pet Sematary

Back in 2010 the writer behind 1408 was hired to work on a remake of Pet Sematary. Obviously that didn’t work out.

Now, after another adaptation of a Stephen King story in IT had great success at the box office, Paramount wants to keep things rolling with another crack at Pet Sematary. To make this happen for them, the studio has hired Starry Eyes directors Kevin Kolsch and Dennis Widmyer to make the movie.

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