As long as this hugely anticipated adaptation of Stephen King’s 1,100-page doorstop brings the evil clown-ness (and Bill Skarsgård’s Pennywise looks absolutely terrifying), it’s bound to please its audience—though not those who suffer from coulrophobia. Drop that word at a party. The rest of It will remind viewers of Stranger Things, perhaps a good thing. Sept 8
Looks like we made it: made it through another summer of Hollywood’s big ’n’ dumb summer movies. And though blockbusters like Wonder Woman, War for the Planet of the Apes and the delightfully rude Girls Trip sure made the sweltering weeks bearable, there’s nothing we prefer doing more than turning up our collars (yes, jackets!), plugging in our brains and gearing up for the best fall movies sure to dominate awards talk. Of dozens of titles, we’ve pared down the coming season to an essential 30: the films that will have you believing in cinema again.
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