South American stories of drugs and crime have become a staple of modern cinema and television. Often focussing […]
Claire Denis takes us on an interstellar journey exploring creation and completion and the dark corners of the […]
Ted Bundy was one of the most notorious serial killers of modern American history, viciously murdering and raping […]
Dome Karukoski’s portrait of the life of JRR Tolkien provides a warm, emotional and well constructed biopic of […]
In an ever more polarised world of conflicting ideologies, violence and terror, what is the role of entertainment […]
The Avengers journey has been a true cultural phenomenon of modern film, reigniting the superhero genre while dovetailing a whole cinematic universe of colour and diversity into a core central journey alongside characters of depth. While not always perfect in plot devices, Endgame manages to deliver an exquisite curtain call for characters who have become central to the rebirth of comic books on screen.
(Spoiler Free) Neil Jordan (Breakfast on Pluto, The Butcher Boy and Company of Wolves) is well known for […]
Do you remember the awkwardness, insecurity and emotions of being 13? Bo Burnham’s stunning directorial debut Eighth Grade, […]
Mid 90s is a beautiful exploration of early adolescence, encapsulating the fear, joy and naivety of early adult experiences with an unvarnished brush. The interface between peer groups and family is delivered with sincerity and dynamism with a visual aesthetic that encapsulates 1990s youth culture.
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Pet Sematary falls into the same trap as countless film remakes, trying to offer something unique and different, but in turn straying from the original source material and the power of the story. Ultimately this is an unneeded remake of a classic horror film, that deviates from King’s book in a haphazard and clumsy way, leading to disappointing final product.
Some barriers are not meant to be broken; remaking Pet Sematary was one of them. Watch the original film or read the book instead. Click for the full review