IT 1990 and IT 2017

The new IT chapter 2 is set for release on September 6th.

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I’ve never seen IT as a horror story…I’ve seen it as a coming of age story with scary twists. I really like the novel and I wanted to see something as close as possible to the book. The book is much better than either the movie or miniseries but that is usually how it is.

I went to see IT (2017) with very high hopes. I realized before I traveled to the theater that they could never meet my expectations. My hope (and far-fetched dream) was that they would have made an HBO series of the novel. It would have been fifteen to twenty hour-long episodes. I wanted so much for the novel to come to life on screen. That wasn’t going to happen in one movie but I will say that yes I enjoyed it.

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14 thoughts on “IT 1990 and IT 2017”

    1. Hey I’ve only read a very few fiction books in my life… this one is so descriptive you feel like you know the town… some would say too descriptive

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    1. It’s like the movie Stand By Me but with a horror twist to it. The novel is excellent…the movie ok. I usually don’t read fiction but this one I did in the 80s.

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      1. I remember reading book in 80s. It was scary but well-written, probably one of 4 or 5 best of King’s (I went through a spell of reading his quite regularly then). Haven’t seen the movie though;mild interest in doing so…

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  1. I watched this when it was on TV. If I didn’t like clowns before, I damn sure hate them, now. Tim Curry freaked me OUT. And, Rocky Horror Picture Show is just Pennywise in drag! EWWW!

    I’m not at all sure I could watch the film versions…Chapter 1 or 2. It will be bloody and gross. Did the Chapter 1 remake include Beverly having sex with all the boys?

    I remember reading Firestarter. Loved it. The movie was a HUGE disappointment because it left out SO much. Adaptations are difficult. A really good book needs to be broken into pieces.

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    1. No they didn’t have that scene. No way would they go there. The book is so good…even parts without the clown. It’s like Stand By Me with a twist. Really good coming of age book.

      The movies don’t come close to the book…only a series could have with like HBO or someone doing a 20 part series. The book is 1000 pages…it needs a full treatment.

      I never read Firestarter…I need to.

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      1. They showed a turtle a few times as a hint but didn’t go into it. We will see if the new movie does…did you read the book?

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      2. I have read it three times plus I have the audiobook now. It’s not the horror of it that is so good it’s the town and the people are very interested

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