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October 17, 2019

Writing reviews, metas, and the like is a lot about timing. If you don’t craft your writing in the immediate aftermath of your source’s release, someone else will beat you to it and, chances are, your audience will be less enthused about reading the same arguments weeks later. (Admittedly, that’s up for debate. I for one am happy to read about the same shit for years on end.) Thus, when I didn’t have the time or the mental energy to write about It: Chapter Two immediately after seeing it in thea...

October 14, 2018

It begins when you’re walking home late at night. Or maybe you’ve been left in the house all alone. Perhaps you're with friends but you’re separated somehow—by a door, a tree-line, whatever keeps them just out of reach. And then you see it: something so horrific that it chills you to your core. It’s so grotesque, so terrifying that all you can do is scream and scramble for help. You know instinctually that’s the only way to survive. 

The problem? No one believes you. Oh, and you’re a woman.

Except...

September 13, 2017

[Beware, traveler: spoilers ahead]

I'd like to begin this review by recalling a tweet I read a few days ago. Apparently, someone saw It and halfway through the film another viewer released a red balloon into their theater. 

On the list of things that are Not Okay? Yeah. That's right at the top. 

Still, for all the jump scares and horrific visuals, It isn't as scary a film as I thought it would be----a deliberate choice that I'll explain more about in a moment. At the start of the movie you'd be for...

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