Starring: Bill Skarsgard, Jaeden Leiberher, Jeremy Ray Taylor, Sophia Lillis, Finn Wolfhard, Chosen Jacobs, Jack Dylan Grazer, Wyatt Oleff, Nicholas Hamilton
Director: Andy Muschietti
Stephen King’s books are a perennial source of movie adaptations, but for every wonderful adaptation there are several lackluster or downright laughable ones. It was hard to know which way the new It was going to go and I felt a little apprehensive about them dividing the story into two films, as it felt like a potential cash in.
However, not only was I pleasantly surprised but the new It is one of the best horror films I’ve seen in recent years.
It, the title, refers to a creature that manifests itself as a clown called Pennywise that stalks drains and sewers of the idyllic town of Derry, in Maine, murdering and eating children. It’s the late 80’s and Pennywise takes Georgie, the younger…
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