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!
Tom Savini is horror royalty. As a special effects makeup artist, he is directly responsible for many of the things that have horrified and delighted us over the years. In 1978, shortly after returning from […]
Hollywood has produced hundreds of zombie stories. Each director, writer, producer, and makeup artist has put their unique spin on the look of the undead. While all of them may seem the same in spirit, […]
2017 is shaping up to be the year of Stephen King. With silver screen adaptations of The Dark Tower, IT, and Gerald’s Game in the works, King fans are also being treated to television adaptations of […]