However these new clips reveal CG scares, and a lot more modern day intensity in the new Sam Rockwell starring version.

On the surface, the new Poltergeist reboot is strikingly similar to the original. However, these new clips reveal CG scares, and a lot more modern-day intensity in the new Sam Rockwell-starring version.

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The premise is still seemingly the same. Mom and Dad move into a new house with their three kids, and one is abducted. There’s even a scary tree and phantom face melting hints in the new trailer. But these new clips have much more of a jumpscare feel to them. There’s more HEY GOTCHA and less slow burn. I wonder how the audience will response to the speeded-up version of this classic horror film. We’jumpscare feel to them. There’s more HEY GOTCHA and less slow burn. I wonder how the audience will response to the speeded-up version of this classic horror film? We’ll see when Poltergeist premieres on May 22nd.

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