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It Rated 15


Dir. Andy Muschietti. USA, 2017. 2h 15m. Starring Bill Skarsgård, Jaeden Lieberher, Jeremy Ray Taylor, Sophia Lillis, Finn Wolfhard, Chosen Jacobs, Jack Dylan Grazer, Wyatt Oleff, Nicholas Hamilton.

A likeable group of preteen misfits band together to track down the nightmarish clown Pennywise, who has been terrorising their small town for centuries. Stephen King’s legendary horror story gets a nostalgic 1980s retro reboot.

'The archetypal terrors and fundamental friendships of King’s source are slickly transferred to the screen with a ghoulish enthusiasm that proves hard to resist’ ★★★★ Mark Kermode, The Guardian

'More successful as a coming-of-age movie than a horror, It still ranks among the better Stephen King adaptations - no small praise indeed.’ ★★★★ John Nugent, Empire Magazine