Describing a Stephen King adaptation as “beloved” is about as specific as describing a Platinum Dunes remake as “terrible” or “completely unnecessary.” It’s just not enough information to go on. Even with the stiff competition, 1989’s Pet Sematary has remained a genre staple for the last three decades as evidenced by the recent documentary Unearthed & Untold: The Path to Pet Sematary. Written by King himself and directed by Mary Lambert, the adaptation succeeds on many levels from its gripping writing and gruesome practical effects to an unforgettable performance from the legendary Fred Gwynne. Test your knowledge of the cat-killing, kid-killing, elder-killing adaptation now!
Salem’s Lot is where Stephen King becomes Stephen King. The master of horror. A man who can take a small town and make you feel as if you are living in it. The tone, the ⤇
Stephen King is an undisputed master of horror. With book sales exceeding 350 million copies, his written words have been adapted for film, television, comics, and the stage more times that I care to count. ⤇