Tom Augustine on The Weekend in Film

It's fair to say that nothing else really looks like It: Chapter Two (dir. Andy Muschietti, Rated R16) on the big screen this year. Objectively speaking, this mishmash of Spielbergian blockbuster excess and the peculiar fecundity of Stephen King's horror epic makes for an occasionally deeply surreal experience. The original IT story is at least in part about deconstructing all the things that have scared the Western world during the years in pop culture - from zombies to axe murderers to killer clowns. In It: Chapter Two, the concluding segment of Muschietti's enormous

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