Pet Sematary (1989)
Mary Lambert, director of a bunch of music videos (namely Madonna), Some horror sequels, including Pet Sematary 2, Mega Python vs. Gatoroid – which I haven’t seen, but so will at some point.
Pop Quiz: Which Ramones song is playing while the trucker runs over the little kid? I’ll tell you at the end.
Pet Sematary, the classic that everyone remembers as being an awesome thing when they were young. I did too and so decided to revisit the magic. Starring that dude from Time Trax, that kid from Kindergarten Cop (boys have a penis, girls have a vagina) and Herman Munster.
Doesn’t matter. The movie is super fun to watch. The visuals are mostly great, even though they are crazy terrible. For an example, watch the end with the crazy little kid. Most of the time he is an obvious doll being thrown around by actors and effects crew. I love it!
Just leave all expectations out of your mind and enjoy the ride on this one, it’s a lot of fun.
Oh by the way: Sheena is a Punk Rocker.
Pet Sematary 2 (1992)
Same director, also Amazon PRIME
I watched this one for the hell of it right after re-watching the first. I had never actually seen it. I wouldn’t say it was good, but it is worth watching for Clancy Brown’s crazy performance alone. Even Edward Furlong doesn’t emo the thing up to the point that you want to kill yourself. In this one, those that come back have a little more will of their own it seems. They do crazy things. It’s fun and stupid and everything in between.
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