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‘It: Chapter 2’ continues themes of first movie

'It: Chapter 2' continues themes of first movie

Emma Corry, Features Editor

September 17, 2019

I think the reason I have always loved horror movies is the certain catharsis factor. Many horror films explore our deepest insecurities and fears. In that way, horror films can be seen as escapist. They’re a way to put a mirror on the darkest parts of our society and dress it in clown makeup.  ...

‘It’: not scary, but enjoyable

'It': not scary, but enjoyable

Gabi Wy, Editor in Chief

September 12, 2017

Vimeo "It" is a well-made movie. The child actors are brilliant and believable, the story pacing is tense and the cinematography is stunning. However, “It” isn’t scary, and that’s arguably the movie’s selling point. Honestly, the movie was the scariest when Bill Skarsgard’s Pennywise wa...

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