Andy Muschietti’s It is a gorgeous ode to all things fearful, finding its footing in strong performances, exceptional cinematography, and atmospheric depth. Derry is a messed up place, and maybe Pennywise is the least of its problems. Spoilers to follow.
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Not sure if this is a new series on my blog or if I’m just going to do it whenever I fancy, but by the grace of all that’s good, I managed to read significantly more in the last month than I have in the last seven years of my life. Uni and just general laziness have kept me from enjoying books for a long time — so much so, I honestly thought that a love of reading had been completely snuffed out. Thankfully, that was a massive oversight.
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The trailer for Greta Gerwig’s Lady Bird (2017) dropped this evening and it’s just one of the four films Timothée Chalamet is featuring in this year. This boy’s star is rising and rising fast — not least of all because of early buzz for his role in Luca Guadagnino’s Call Me By Your Name — and it’s easy to see why. Chalamet is the kind of actor that exudes presence despite being so young, and no matter the role or movie — no matter the mediocrity of other elements around him — he delivers.
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