Did Pet Semetary really need a remake? Does the answer to that question even matter?
The 2019 remake directed by Kevin Kölsch and Dennis Widmyer is real, and it's ready for its April 5 release. Critics and fans attending South By Southwest got an early look at the horrors to come on Saturday night, and the first reactions are now coming in.
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It's looking good, King fans! There's only a handful of published reviews to draw from at this point, but they're mostly positive, heaping praise on the writing and direction, the performances, and — notably — the smart tweaks that were made to one of King's most popular and widely known stories. Read more...More about Entertainment, Film, Stephen King, Pet Sematary, and Sxsw 2019