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The Dream Machine --- The Imagination of the World Wide Web
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What a night I picked to watch a movie about dead people - and animals - that don't stay dead.
A doctor, Louis, and his family, move into a new home, which is rather close to a "pet cemetery" for animals. His new neighbor Judd Crandall helps Louis bury his daughter Ellie's cat.
But they don't use the pet cemetery - instead, they use an old Indian burial ground, and the cat soon comes back to life - its personality is just a bit altered.
Later, when Louis' son Gage is killed, Louis buries him. He, too, comes back - with some rather violent tendencies - this reminded me of the Chucky films.
You don't have to watch Pet Sematary on the night before Halloween to enjoy a spooky, well thought out thriller. I'd gladly watch this film again anytime. The acting was terrific, and I especially enjoyed the cameo by Fred Ward, whom you might remember from The Munsters - he was the perfect supporting actor.