Director: Andy Muschietti
Writer: Chase Palmer, Cary Joji Fukunaga, Gary Dauberman
Based on: Stephen King‘s novel
Cast: Jaeden Lieberher, Jeremy Ray Taylor, Sophia Lillis, Finn Wolfhard, Chosen Jacobs, Jack Dylan Grazer, Wyatt Oleff, Bill Skarsgård
Part of: /slash Filmfestival
Seen on: 21.9.2017
Bill’s (Jaden Lieberher) little brother Georgie (Jackson Robert Scott) went missing, and he’s not the first in town to disappear. On their bike rides across town, Bill and his friends Richie (Finn Wolfhard), Eddie (Jack Dylan Grazer) and Stanley (Wyatt Oleff) start to encounter strange phenomena. They are not the only ones and as their group – called The Losers Club – is joined by Ben (Jeremy Ray Taylor), Beverly (Sophia Lillis and Mike (Chosen Jacobs), they realize that it’s actually one creature that terrorizes town – and that it might be up to them to stop It.
It is a strong, effective but not perfect film that I enjoyed watching a lot, despite some things that could have been better.