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.
The novel stated that most animals revived just come back 'off' rather than explicitly bad, Jud explicitly states that everything he's heard of that was brought back to life came back mean and cruel, and also acknowledges that the place has the power to twist minds so that they tell themselves it might work out better this time. This is explicitly demonstrated in Church, who far from the stinking, slightly dull cat of the novel or the hissing glow-eyed feline of the 1989 film, is actively malicious. It's implied that Church lured Ellie out into the path of the truck in revenge for Louis abandoning him outside of town. See more »
When the tanker truck swerved to avoid Gage the trailer becomes detached from the tractor which leads to the tragic death.
However, in real life this would not have happened, and the whole truck unit would have simply crashed into the ditch. See more »
It was a myth. Kids used to dare each other to go into the woods at night. They knew the power of that place. They feared it. Those woods belong to something else. The ground is bad. It maybe just some crazy folktale, but there is something up in those woods, something that brings things back. Sometimes dead is better.
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Pet Sematary 2019 is a much superior to the original in my opinion because it manages to stay grounded, raw, and make it personal. It lays the ground rules of how Pet Sematary works, and most of the scares come from the feeling of dread coming from those giant trucks zooming past the characters. These scenes worked as both jump scares but foreshadows of what will happen, and it is chilling given that in my country Cambodia, people are killed by trucks so frequently. The supernatural aspect is creepy enough, but most of the scares come from real things such as those cars, grief, and the dark thoughts of the characters. Besides this feeling of groundedness, the death pivotal death scene is very raw, and you feel exactly how the characters do. The death, the grief, and the lengths the characters go to deal with their problems is all to real, and this produces the raw feeling from watching. On top of all that, Pet Sematary impacts me very hard because I have lost my brother in a car accident, and the grief in the characters, and their guilt is very personal and relatable. So for me, Pet Sematary is a horror movie unlike any others because it is so real, raw, and personal.
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