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The Top 10 Horror Movies of the Last 10 Years

Horror movies have a long history of sneaking commentary about real-world issues into their tales of slashers and ghouls – and even those that aim only to entertain help us escape our actual fears by letting us shriek at terrors that never leave the screen. Read More >>

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Are You Afraid of the Dark? Star Says Working on It, Sadly, Didn’t Make Him Immune to Clowns

Actor Jeremy Ray Taylor has had his share of scary clowns. First with It and It: Chapter 2, and now with the latest Are You Afraid of the Dark? series. The latter may not involve Pennywise and his sewer full of children’s body parts – at least I hope it doesn’t – but Taylor said his fear of clowns is still alive and well. Along with a new appreciation for horror. Read More >>

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Andy Muschietti Is Really Serious About This It Supercut Thing

Do you want your horror movies to be five hours long? Well, have I got a treat for you. Read More >>

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Condensing It Chapter Two Into One Movie Was Scarier Than Facing Pennywise

The only thing scarier than Pennywise the clown is making Pennywise the clown scary again. That was the massive task Andy and Barbara Muschietti faced with It Chapter Two. Read More >>

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It Chapter Two Wants to Make You Laugh in the Face of Death

Taken at face value, It Chapter Two is a strange title for a film because it reads like a declaration. “Hey, look. It chapter two.” You understand that the movie’s a sequel to Andy Muschietti’s It, but the title’s grammatical oddness jumps out when you read it, and it makes you wonder why the studio decided to run with it when “It: Chapter Two” would have worked just fine. Read More >>

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Here’s Why the Kids Are Coming Back for It: Chapter 2

The sequel to the surprise horror smash It sees the return of the Losers Club, but not like we’ve seen them before. It takes place 27 years after the original, as the now-adults are summoned back to Derry to face Pennywise (Bill Skarsgård) once again. However, the kids are back for It: Chapter 2... but it’s not just so we have an excuse to see them again. These flashbacks are a plot point. Read More >>

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The Bar From Cheers is a Little Less Welcoming With Pennywise as a Regular

Pennywise is an extra-dimensional horror in the form of a clown. He has lived for centuries, can traverse space and time and the horrible hallowed places of the psyche. He’s one of the most threatening beings in all of horror fiction, as immortalised in Stephen King’s It. But what does he do with his spare time? Read More >>

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Pennywise Returns to Spread More Fiendish Terror in the First Trailer for It Chapter Two

When we last saw the members of the Losers’ Club—the misfit kids of Derry, Maine—they had just made a vow to reunite when Pennywise, the sewer-dwelling demon who preys on their worst fears, inevitably lurches back to life. As the first trailer for the much-anticipated It Chapter Two reveals, the characters may be adults now, but that damn clown is just as horrifying. Read More >>

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Pennywise Is Krusty? Pikachu Is Blanka? Pop Culture Icons Cross Over in a New Art Show

In pop culture, even unrelated characters can have something significant in common. They’re both clowns. They’re both purple. They’re both cyborgs. And that middle ground is where artist Alex Solis likes to play. Read More >>

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TSB Happy That Some Things Are Half Working Now

The TSB's mammoth IT fail has been resolved today, or at least that's what the bank and the besieged social media account of its boss are saying. What customers are saying, though, is that access to TSB accounts through apps and web sites is being restricted to a limited number of people to stop it falling down again; oh, and here are some images of incomprehensible error messages we're still getting to forward to your computer people. Read More >>

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Jessica Chastain May Actually Get to Play Beverly in It: Chapter Two

What first sounded like fan speculation may actually come to fruition. Variety reports that Jessica Chastain is in talks to play the older version of Beverly in It: Chapter Two. Read More >>

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The It Sequel Finally Has an Official Release Date

Here’s some joyful news for all the Stephen King horror fans and devoted Pennywise meme-makers. The It sequel finally has an official release date, and you won’t have to wait 27 years to see what happens to the Losers Club. You will, however, have to wait a couple of years. Read More >>

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It’s Director Had To Keep Pennywise Away From The Child Actors Between Takes

Even if you’ve never seen Pennywise the Dancing Clown, you know what it’s supposed to look like. Scary, murderous clowns are a thing in our culture, the visual markers for which we’re all familiar with to varying degrees. Still, though, no two killer clowns are alike, and in a new behind the scenes featurette for this year’s It reboot, we see just how much work was keeping Pennywise’s look a secret from the movie’s squad of young performers. Read More >>

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Here is Proof That You Should Never, Ever Challenge Pennywise to a Dance-Off

In the new It movie, Pennywise the Dancing Clown is a terrifying, sewer-dwelling killer who turns your worst fears against you. He is also, as his name suggests, capable of absolutely ripping up the dance floor no matter what song is playing, as a hilarious new Twitter account demonstrates. Read More >>

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In the Wake of It’s Success, Yet Another Stephen King Story is Becoming a Movie

Stephen King’s words have been made into dozens of movies—and, after It’s blockbuster success, most people assumed that even more would get the big-screen treatment. They just couldn’t have guessed it would happen so quickly. Read More >>