It Chapter Two is fun and scary, but lacks what made Chapter One great

VoxIt Chapter Two arrives at the inevitable problem with many a Stephen King adaptation: The more faithful the adaptation, the more it exposes the difficulty of translating King's novels to the big screen. Hollywood tends to transform King's overwhelmingly internal, ...

September 6th 2019


This weekend 'It: Chapter Two' has a chance to make horror movie history

CNBCWarner Bros'. follow up to the 2017 hit “It” arrives in theaters this weekend and has a chance to break horror movie records. “It: Chapter Two,” the second and final film adaptation of Stephen King's “It,” takes place 27 years after the first film and could scare up ...

September 6th 2019


Why the horror movie Mama makes the perfect pairing with It Chapter Two

The VergeMama, a 2013 horror film released during the sleepy January movie season. Its origins, however, date back to 2008. That's when “Mamá,” a short film directed by Argentinian director Andy Muschietti and produced and co-written by his sister Barbara ...

September 6th 2019


Why clowns like Pennywise from 'IT Chapter 2' give us the creeps

CNN(CNN) Hollywood has long exploited our deep ambivalence about clowns, and this fall's film lineup is no different. Stephen King's evil clown, Pennywise, will make his second screen appearance in two years in "It Chapter Two," while Batman's demented ...

September 6th 2019