wonderfully directed by Widmyer and Kolsch, "Pet Sematary" soars with creepy atmospheres, genuinely frightening sequences, and believable emotion; Scary as hell, beautifully shot, and faithful in tone, horror fans won't want to miss this!
the sleek, well-crafted, if somewhat muted "Pet Sematary" update nails the tone of one of Stephen King's most sinister tales, creating a bleak depiction of our own mortality and the choices we make in life that will always haunt us
Pet Sematary bucks the remake trap of simply paying homage to an iconic piece of horror; it makes drastic changes to the plot so it can ultimately go more complex with its themes. That's a hell of a trick to pull off. Sometimes, different is better
one of Stephen King's best-loved books gets a creepy second big-screen life; the book's creepy premise justifies this modern second look, which proves to be a solid if not earthshaking horror pic built around notably good performances