PET SEMATARY: First Reactions Praise The Unexpected Deviation From The Source Material

PET SEMATARY: First Reactions Praise The Unexpected Deviation From The Source Material

Following its SXSW premiere, Pet Sematary, the most recent in the batch of Stephen King adaptations, has been receiving general acclaim from attendees while teasing a whole new take on the material...

By premiering their film three weeks early at one of the most well known festivals in the industry, Paramount is showing a lot of confidence in their latest horror release. With fantastically cut trailers, edited to the sound of haunting snare drums, Pet Sematary has been generating a lot of hype during the past few weeks.

Starring Jason Clarke and John Lithgow, the first reactions have started to come in regarding the quality of the adaptation. While most agree that Pet Sematary is an unpredicable piece of horror entertainment full of great scares, there are also a few mixed reactions.


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