Dr. Louis Creed and his wife, Rachel, relocate from Boston to rural Maine with their two young children. The couple soon discover a mysterious burial ground hidden deep in the woods near their new home.
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Louis Creed, his wife Rachel, and their two children, Gage and Ellie, move to a rural home where they are welcomed and enlightened about the eerie 'Pet Sematary' located nearby. After the tragedy of their cat being killed by a truck, Louis resorts to burying it in the mysterious pet cemetery, which is definitely not as it seems, as it proves to the Creeds that sometimes, dead is better.
According to the cat groomer Tanya, It took almost two months of training to get the five cats fully comfortable with the makeup. "We used a protocol with desensitization to really get them used to that. We started out with just doing a cat in a dry tub having catnip parties. That was a lot of fun. Then we did the cats enjoying the dry tub with lots of treats, so they got some pâté and kitty treats. Then we started doing a little bit of water each time, slowly increasing the amount of water each time just to make sure they were comfortable with that process. We did it so progressively that the cats were comfortable with the bathing and comfortable with the makeup. We knew that if we didn't acclimate the cats to the makeup, they're licking it off." See more »
The single solid yellow line road marking is not used in the USA, but it is used in Canada, where the movie was filmed. See more »
Paramount Pictures Australia submitted a 98 minute version of Pet Sematary which gained an MA15+ rating. Presumably this version was pre-cut in an attempt to gain a lower M rating. As with Overlord, Paramount Pictures Australia decided to release the uncut version instead which also gained an MA15+ rating. See more »
OMG! Brilliant! Very scary. Better by far than the 1989*horribly* acted original version. While tht first film had a decent script, hey-it was by Stephen King-for some reason it fell apart, especially due to terrible, really terrible, acting. Denise Crosby was of course bad, and so was Dale Midkiff, who I've seen turn out perfectly acceptable performances. So I don't know why he was so bad. Even Fred Gwynne was bad, his Maine accent atrocious.
The acting is much better as well. I mean really really better. And also none of the actors are attractive. What I mean by that, is that none of them are gorgeous sex symbols. They're ordinary. Xxx, in her review of this movie in "Entertainment Weekly" said, "The thing that has always made King such a heavyweight storyteller isn't the fiendishly-orchestrated scares which he serves up like a ghoulish symphony conductor (although those certainly help). Rather it's how he creates a rich sense of place and three-dimensional characters who we care about and whom we can see ourselves in. When bad things happen to them (and they will), we're invested because they're our surrogates."
Well that is what happens when this new crew of film makers chose the actors they did. Normal people, just like us. When everything gets scary? Then it's really scary! Loved it!
This new film is amazing!
The first part of the movie was nearly identical to the original, which is good because that makes it close to the source material.
But then suddenly the movie takes a shocking deviation from the book and the original film. I usually HATE that! Why go off in way different directions if you're adapting a book? It makes no sense. I really really hated the movie ending to King's "The Mist."
But this time? For some reason I loved loved loved the 90 degree turn and it amped up the scare quota a hundred fold. For the very first time ever, l preferred the movie version of a Stephen King book! Whoa! Even though it deviated from the source material by a good bit. Loved it. Will buy it! Wow!
I don't want to spoil the film so I will just say this. Go see this movie! You will be glad you did! I like it enough that I will buy it when it comes out and watch it for years to come.
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