Stephen King

123 | Pet Sematary

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Directors: Kevin Kolsch & Dennis Widmyer

Writers: Matt Greenberg & Jeff Buhler

Synopsis:The Creed family moves to the town of Ludlow Maine so that father Louis can take a cushy job as a doctor at the nearby university & spend more time with his wife & two children. Behind their new house is a place where the local children bury their dead pets. And beyond that is another burial ground, this one an ancient & sinister place where the dead don’t stay buried…


It’s been a while since we’ve watched & reviewed an anthology but next we’ll be reviewing The Field Guide to Evil. With segments directed by Can Evrenol (Baskin), Severin Flala & Veronika Franz (Goodnight Mommy), and Agnieszka Smoczynska (The Lure), we should be in for a treat.

Theme music: "Secret of Tiki Island" Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com)
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122 | Us

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Director/Writer: Jordan Peele

Synopsis: The Wilson family travels to their vacation home in Santa Cruz for a relaxing getaway, but a trip to the boardwalk brings back painful memories for matriarch Adelaide, who encountered her own doppelganger in the funhouse there when she was a child. Adelaide has been harboring a secret fear that her double is searching for her, & when a group of four strangely familiar people show up in their driveway one evening, she fears that she’s finally been found.


We poopoo remakes but we’re a pretty interested in this one. Next episode, we’ll be reviewing and discussing the remake of Pet Sematary.

Theme music: "Secret of Tiki Island" Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com)
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84 | Gerald's Game

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Director: Mike Flanagan

Writers: Mike Flanagan & Jeff Howard (based on novel by Stephen King)

Synopsis: Jessie Burlingame & her husband Gerald travel to their secluded lake house for a romantic getaway to rekindle the spark in their stale relationship. Gerald has brought some handcuffs along to spice things up, but when he suffers a heart attack & collapses after locking Jessie up, she is forced to endure a hallucinatory nightmare.


Next up, we’ll finally be reviewing Better Watch Out. So you’d better watch out...for our next episode. 

81 | IT

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Director: Andy Muschietti

Writer(s): Chase Palmer, Cary Fukunaga, Gary Dauberman

Synopsis: When kids start going missing in the town of Derry, a group of kids band together and discover that a sinister clown named Pennywise may be behind all of it.


Next up, we'll be seeing a movie that will, with any luck, be very upsetting and make us feel a bit funky all day. That's right, we're seeing Darren Aronofsky's newest movie, Mother!. Go see it, throw on some Danzing, and join us in two weeks for our review!