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Highly Suspect Reviews: IT – Chapter Two

IT - Chapter 2 Movie Review


Andy Muschietti’s theatrical adaptation of one of Stephen King’s most popular, or certainly the heaviest, tomes, continues with this near-three hour second half. Now, the kids are all grown up and they have to return to the town of Derry one last time (?) to fight the evil Pennywise and stop him from abducting and eating children. Ok, even writing that out I’m like, yuck. Can this second half live up to the momentum and anticipation the first half built? Will the running time make it arduous or will you hardly notice? Can the second film work without the supremely likable kid characters (spoiler: They’re in it, like, A LOT). Listen to Chris, Taylor, Zach, and Marco get IN DEPTH about this sequel while having a great time doing it. And yes, they eventually get around to a spoiler discussion at the end.


DIRECTED BY: Andy Muschietti

STARRING: Jessica Chastain, James McAvoy, Bill Hader, Isaiah Mustafa, Jay Ryan, James Ransone, Andy Bean, Sophia Lillis, Jaeden Martell, Finn Wolfhard, Chosen Jacobs, Jeremy Ray Taylor, Jack Dylan Grazer, Wyatt Oleff, Bill Skarsgård, Javier Botet, Owen Teague, Nicholas Hamilton, Xavier Dolan, Jake Weary, Jess Weixler, Stephen King, Peter Bogdanovich

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