Halloween

The Greatest Horror Movie Moments!
by: Dr. Boogie

Pet Sematary 2

When I think of Pet Sematary, I think of one thing: years being confused about the correct spelling of the word "cemetery". Right about the time I figured out there were no A's in the word, the sequel came out.

The idea of a cemetery that brings buried ______ back to life was pretty well explored in the first movie, so you had to wonder what was left for Pet Sematary 2. The answer: more human zombies, and more humans making bad decisions. Also a ton more gore, most of it from animals being torn to pieces because hey, what's more entertaining than a box full of shredded kittens?

This time, the chief burier is Jeff, played by a post-Terminator 2 Edward Furlong. He buries a friend's dog, and it goes on a rampage before he can figure out that glowing red eyes and no heartbeat mean a muzzle is in order. Amidst the carnage, Sheriff Gus (played by actor/kurgan Clancy Brown) is slain and brought back to life as a weird, sadistic zombie. At first, he manages to limit his zombie bloodlust to killing and skinning rabbits for fun, but eventually, he moves onto adolescent psychopath Clyde.

No, I have the worst haircut!

Clyde is beginning to sense that maybe Gus isn't just going to give him a slap on the wrist for threatening to mutilate Jeff. This is a movie that doesn't make you think too hard when it comes to figuring out who is going to wind up a victim.

Anyway, Zombie Gus is big on using whatever's on hand for his kills, and Clyde happened to leave a running motorcycle nearby.

You see? The treads go right up to lincoln's head.

More than murder, it seems like Gus is mainly interested in giggling maniacally. Thrusting a spinning wheel to within inches of Clyde's face gives him plenty of leeway for that. Then again, maybe he's just laughing at that scarf. Clyde may be a seething cauldron of directionless rage, but he knows the importance of covering your throat during the cold and flu seasons.

There's a PA gleefully tossing bits of hamburger at him from offscreen.

Great, now the kickstand won't go back up.

He's less stringent when it comes to wearing loose clothing around machinery.

But Clyde's moment isn't over yet! Gus decides that he would make a great zombie, too. In the meantime, there's more dead animals to look at, but at long last, Clyde emerges once more to play out his unexplained hatred of Jeff:

This Halloween, I'm dressing as Billy from "Big"!

Clyde had no trouble beating the shit out of Jeff prior to becoming a zombie, so adding zombie strength makes their climactic fight even more lopsided. Thank goodness Jeff has what every underdog needs in a fight: happenstance. He grabs a live wire that falls near him and uses it to tickle the back of Clyde's throat.

Those cavities need to be filled... with DEATH!!!

Pet Sematary 2 is shocking...-ly bad.

Man, this movie hates Clyde's head!

Oh Clancy...

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Im one good looking Troll
Oct 29th, 2013, 01:51 AM
Ah wait what was the story about in this movie? I can't seem to remember much about the movie only the dog coming back to life and a adult knocked out a ruthless kid I think it was the dad that have a son that was being bullied by them but the dad is a madman himself.
Forum Chaos Lord
Oct 29th, 2013, 10:52 AM
Every movie is improved by quality head explosions.
aint nobody
Oct 30th, 2013, 12:41 AM
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Originally Posted by monster_movie_night View Post
Ah wait what was the story about in this movie? I can't seem to remember much about the movie only the dog coming back to life and a adult knocked out a ruthless kid I think it was the dad that have a son that was being bullied by them but the dad is a madman himself.


john connor's actress mother dies, he moves in with gilbert from revenge of the nerds, befriends the doughboy whose stepfather the kurgan kills pop'n fresh's dog, who then tells john about the micmac (sp?) grounds where he buries the dog, it come back and kills mr. krabs who in return is buried up there and comes back
mr. kurgan kills ron thompson, then kills pillsbury and his mother, digs up connor's mother and has him bury her up there, nancy anne ciclancy then buries two-face up there, more people as well as some bunnies and the dog die
gilbert kills lex luthor, goes back home to find furry with his mother, two-face thompson gets his head blown up, she melts to re-death, the end

that about sums up the movie
Im one good looking Troll
Oct 30th, 2013, 11:08 PM
Thanks it's all coming back to me now.

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