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Old 06-29-04, 06:08 PM
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Pet Sematary -- remake (2019, D: Kolsch & Widmyer) S: Lithgow, Clarke, Seimetz

http://www.countingdown.com/movies/3...tem_id=3398572

http://www.killermovies.com/p/petsem...cles/3753.html

I, for one, am all for this. While the original 1989 version had its moments, it ultimately comes off too campy for a story that was actually horrifying in book form.
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Old 06-29-04, 06:17 PM
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The zelda scene in the original almost made me crap my pants... I'd be up for seeing a remake though.
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The zelda scene in the original almost made me crap my pants... I'd be up for seeing a remake though.

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Old 06-29-04, 10:45 PM
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ironic that the original poster has a reference to PS in his sig.

This is one movie that truely freaked me out when I saw it. But I haven't seen it in years, so I couldn't say if it has held up or not.
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Old 06-30-04, 12:58 AM
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um your supposed to make remakes of classics

PS is decent but NOT a classic

I like one of the sequels where they is human/zombie sex
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Old 06-30-04, 01:42 AM
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At 40 years old, this STILL is the only book I've ever had to stop reading in the middle of the night...
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Originally posted by Original Desmond
um your supposed to make remakes of classics
I would rather they remade mediocre movies, simply because there is room for improvement. Leave the classics be!
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Old 06-30-04, 07:35 AM
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Not looking forward to this
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Originally posted by tecumseh1000
At 40 years old, this STILL is the only book I've ever had to stop reading in the middle of the night...
Ditto that! The last line will always be burned in my memory . . . "'Darling,' it said." Ooh, goosebumps just typing that!

I don't want a remake, but a (I'll use the new Hollywood hip term) "re-visiting of the original material" could possibly be welcomed . . .
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Old 06-30-04, 11:17 PM
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Sounds good, provided they actually plan on doing it right, and not just some feeble update to cater to the teen audience.
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Old 06-30-04, 11:48 PM
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PLEASE. STOP. WITH. THE. REMAKES.

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Old 07-01-04, 04:55 AM
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Next thing ya know they will be remaking "Psycho"
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I don't know if they can get a kid creepier than the one that played Gage in the original.
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Old 07-01-04, 08:58 AM
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I just wish they had played Gage a bit more seriously instead of with the monotonous five word vocabulary and an annoyingly fake laugh.

In the book, Gage was loaded with a memory that was ageless, and it was wise, and wicked.

...and he was harder to kill in the book, too.
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Originally posted by UAIOE
Next thing ya know they will be remaking "Psycho"
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I'd much rather have a remake of a crappy movie than the remake of a classic. 2 reasons:

1) If they screw it up, no loss. The original was crappy anyway.
2) If they get it right, then we finally have a good version!
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Old 07-01-04, 10:49 AM
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They've remade classics and sometimes the remakes are remembered more fondly than the original:

example: Pygmalion (1938) and My Fair Lady (1964)
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I'll decide whether to see this or not once I find out which actors they get to star in it. I didn't like the first one at all.
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Old 07-01-04, 02:05 PM
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As with almost all King adaptions, the movie wasn't bad unless you'd already read the book. The original film was just too conventional, with the typical scares. It didn't have the atmosphere or the dread of the book. If someone can capture that feel, I'm all for the remake. If they're just going to churn out another okay movie, then it's probably pointless.
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I saw this one in the theater. Right before
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Gage got hit by the big semi, a lady in the audience jumped up and screamed "NO!!!!!!!!!!! GO BACK!!!!!!!!"
It scared the crap out of us all but afterwards we alllaughed at her!

Not sure how I feel about a re-make.
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For some reason, I would like to see this done - but at the same time I'm a little concerned as to why. I acutally liked the original a lot, it didn't try to be more than what it was suppose to (the sequel anyone? Horrible).

Ah well, should be interesting to see what happens.
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Old 08-02-06, 11:24 PM
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George Clooney to star in remake of Pet Sematary (maybe)

http://www.rottentomatoes.com/news/c...entryid=349167

Personally I see no reason why this movie is being remade as the original is not that old and is still pretty creepy.
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Old 08-03-06, 01:00 AM
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That link doesn't seem to go anywhere.
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Old 08-03-06, 04:10 AM
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Forget about this re-make George. Years ago you optioned "DEADWORLD" which is a mature hardcore comic book about Zomibes, led by a Biker Zombie called "King Zombie", taking over the Earth...why haven't you made this yet?
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