IT has now made more than a half a billion dollars in global box office money It has become the…

IT has now made more than a half a billion dollars in global box office money It has become the highest-grossing horror movie of all time, toppling the 44-year record set by The Exorcist which grossed $441 million… There is some adjusting for inflation necessary.. But what is also now necessary is seeing IT.. the … Read moreIT has now made more than a half a billion dollars in global box office money It has become the…

IT'S OFFICIAL: 'IT' 2 HITS SEPTEMBER 2019

New Line and Warner Bros is celebrating a renewed interest in the box office with IT’s release.. Today the two studios have announced the release date for the sequel to IT as September 6, 2019, where it will debut in regular theaters and IMAX screens.. By that point, ‘IT’ may still be in some theaters.. … Read moreIT'S OFFICIAL: 'IT' 2 HITS SEPTEMBER 2019

IT continues to make some box office history

IT easily beat mother! this weekend .. It wasn’t great competition, but it’s a good victory nonetheless. And some facts: In its first 10 days, the film adaptation of Stephen King’s novel has earned $218.7 million domestically, passing up Get Out ($175.5 million) to become the No. 2 R-rated horror film of all time behind The … Read moreIT continues to make some box office history

EW shares exclusive details of IT 2

ENTERTAINMENT WEEKLY has some exclusive details concerning the upcoming IT film (so as long as perfect things happen and the film is made, which I assume it will be) .. from the report: MIKE HANLON “My idea of Mike in the second movie is quite darker from the book,” the filmmaker said. “I want to … Read moreEW shares exclusive details of IT 2

What did NOT make it into IT and why it may be best it didn't.

IF you read IT by Stephen King, you may recall there were some elements that could have garnered the film an NC17 or above rating.. Group sex.. masturbation while torturing animals.. and Bevvie’s dad doing MORE to Bevvie than worrying about her.. Lots.Lots of things could have upset the apple cart. What resulted was a … Read moreWhat did NOT make it into IT and why it may be best it didn't.

THE PARABLE. Stephen King's 'It': Pennywise vs. 'The Losers' Is a Parable for a Tormented Nation

THE PARABLE. Stephen King’s ‘It’: Pennywise vs. ‘The Losers’ Is a Parable for a Tormented Nation: The movie is a surprise blockbuster at $123 million. Here’s one reason why. “Everyone needs reassurance that it’s good to be part of a group, and it’s great to come together against division and fear,” Andy Muschietti told EW … Read moreTHE PARABLE. Stephen King's 'It': Pennywise vs. 'The Losers' Is a Parable for a Tormented Nation

HURRICANE PENNYWISE AT BOX OFFICES

I have a few ‘floating’ observations to make about this past weekend. Initially I fell victim to the hype..the overkill..the horror–from the news media! I have been in touch with some family and friends–a few haven’t responded yet–who live in the hurricane zone in Florida.. So far fine. Power is out for them, about over … Read moreHURRICANE PENNYWISE AT BOX OFFICES

Early Reactions to 'It' Praise Stephen King Film: 'Totally Terrifying,' 'Scary as S—t'

Early Reactions to ‘It’ Praise Stephen King Film: ‘Totally Terrifying,’ ‘Scary as S—t’: Journalists who saw an early screening of It are writing their early, spoiler-free reactions on social media — and they are overwhelmingly positive. “I think it’s one of the finest Stephen King adaptations ever made,” EW’s Anthony Breznican wrote. “Beyond killer clowns, … Read moreEarly Reactions to 'It' Praise Stephen King Film: 'Totally Terrifying,' 'Scary as S—t'

IT director Andy Muschietti says IT2 will finish filming in 2018

Here’s what he had to say in a recent interview with Variety. “We are doing [two films],” said Muschietti. “We’ll probably have a script for the second part in January. Ideally, we would start prep in March. Part one is only about the kids. Part two is about these characters 30 years later as adults, … Read moreIT director Andy Muschietti says IT2 will finish filming in 2018