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Pet Sematary

4K Ultra HD

Blu Ray

  • Score
    80
    from 4 reviewers
  • Pet Sematary
    2019
    101 min
    R
    2K Upscale
    HDR10
    Dolby Vision
    Dolby Atmos

    Director: Kevin Kölsch, Dennis Widmyer

    Actors: Jason Clarke, Amy Seimetz, John Lithgow, Jeté Laurence

    Plot: Dr. Louis Creed and his wife, Rachel, relocate from Boston to rural Maine with their two young children. The couple soon discover a mysterious burial ground hidden deep in the woods near their new home.

    Disc Release Date: 9 July 2019

    • Video
      84
    • Audio
      92
    • Extra
      74
    • Movie
      70

    all scores

    avforums review by Simon Crust
    • Video
      80
    • Pet Sematary was shot digitally using a combination of Arri Alexa Mini and Arri Alexa SXT Plus cameras with resolutions ranging from 2.8K to 3.4K but most likely finished as a 2K DI (information is scarce),...

    • Audio
      100
    • The Dolby Atmos track is tremendous with plenty of opportunities for the surround and overhead channels to deliver effects that are both discreet and enveloping. This is especially true during Rachel’s...

    • Extra
      60
    • All the extra features are found on the included Blu-ray. Alternate Ending – Apparently there were two endings shot and the test audience got to pick which one the film went with. This is the other. Deleted...

    • Movie
      60
    • Sour. They said the ground was sour All Steven King novels start off slow. He spends time building the world and shaping the characters; characters that are recognisable and believable; who behave in realistic...

    • Total
      70
    • Here’s the thing: Stephen King’s novel is an awesome read, and while the 1989 film based on it is hampered slightly by having to fillet the text to fit a reasonable runtime, it does remain a classic of...

    Blu-ray.com review by Martin Liebman
    • Video
      80
    • With Pet Sematary's 2160p/Dolby Vision UHD presentation, audiences are looking at a modest upgrade over the Blu-ray, an image that solidifies and stabilizes things but doesn't offer a radically different...

    • Audio
      90
    • Pet Sematary's Dolby Atmos soundtrack spans the range from quiet to intense. The track's first example of heavy weight comes as the family arrives at its new home and an Orinco truck greets them by powering...

    • Extra
      60
    • Pet Sematary's UHD disc contains no supplemental content, but the bundled Blu-ray includes an alternate ending, deleted and extended scenes, and three featurettes. A digital copy code is included with...

    • Movie
      50
    • Sometimes the UHD is better. Stephen King will tell anyone who asks that, of all his works, he finds Pet Sematary the most difficult and frightening of all his novels, the one that he believes pushed to...

    • Total
      70
    • 2019's Pet Sematary is not a faithful recreation of the original King novel, and neither is it a particularly effective movie. It's adequate if it's anything, more alluring for witnessing whatever changes...

    High-Def Digest review by M. Enois Duarte
    • Video
      70
    • The ground turns sour on Ultra HD thanks to a strong but also somewhat disappointing HEVC H.265 encode, showing a few appreciable improvements, but the overall results are fairly similar to the Blu-ray....

    • Audio
      100
    • The dead haunt home theaters with an exceptionally creepy and demo-worthy Dolby Atmos soundtrack that's sure to send shivers down a viewer's spine. One of the best aspects of this object-based design is...

    • Extra
      40
    • The bonus material is only available on the accompanying Blu-ray disc.Beyond the Deadfall (HD): A set of four featurettes looking into various aspects of the production, such as adapting the original novel...

    • Movie
      40
    • In an effort to be both faithful to Stephen King's now-classic horror novel and distinctly different from the 1989 cult favorite starring Fred Gwynne, Pet Sematary fails miserably at delivering an engaging...

    • Total
      70
    • A mix of a contemporary adaptation of the classic Stephen King novel and a remake of the 1989 horror film, Pet Sematary ultimately fails to produce any genuine scares or engage audiences with sincere characters...

    AVSForum review by Ralph Potts
    • Video
      90
    • Pet Sematary was derived from digital sources and finished on what appears to be a 2K DI, although, I wasn’t able to confirm this....

    • Audio
      92
    • As an enthusiast, I appreciate a well-crafted sound mix that draws me into the onscreen elements, regardless of where the sounds are emanating from. Audio object placement from both above and in the listening...

    • Extra
      80
    • Disc 1: Pet Sematary Ultra HD Blu-ray Disc 2: Pet Sematary Blu-ray • Alternate Ending • Deleted and Extended Scenes • Night Terrors – Family Haunting Visions o Louis o Rachel o Ellie • The Tale of Timmy...

    • Movie
      60
    • Based on the classic novel by Stephen King and adapted by screenwriter Jeff Buhler Pet Sematary primarily follows the story arc, much like the 1989 film of the same name which was written for the screen...

    • Total
      81
    • It comes to Blu-ray in this Ultra HD Blu-ray Combo Pack from Paramount Home Media Distribution featuring excellent Ultra HD video, including Dolby Vision HDR, engaging lossless surround and a worthwhile...