Don’t bother with the 1990 It TV movie.

by MATT STOKES | AUGUST 8, 2017

The discussion of Stephen King’s It takes up the whole episode.

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Why do people think clowns are scary?

Stephen King’s It

Director: Tommy Lee Wallace

Cast:
Pennywise: Tim Curry
Bill (adult): Richard Thomas
Bill (kid): Jonathan Brandis
Ben (adult): John Ritter
Ben (kid): Brandon Crane
Richie (adult): Harry Anderson
Richie (kid): Seth Green
Beverly (adult): Annette O’Toole
Beverly (kid): Emily Perkins
Mike (adult): Tim Reid
Mike (kid): Marlon Taylor
Eddie (adult): Dennis Christopher
Eddie (kid): Adam Faraizi
Stanley (kid): Ben Heller

Originally Aired:
November 18, 1990 (part 1) &
November 20, 1990 (part 2)

57%

6.9/10

Verdict?

Laci says…

Matt says…

The Other Movie

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Stir of Echoes is a lot like The Sixth Sense but also not at all

Stir Of Echoes (1999) | Directed by David Koepp | Starring Kevin Bacon, Kathryn Erbe, Illeana Douglas

Norman Bates? More like Charming Fellow.

Psycho (1960) | Directed by Alfred Hitchcock | Starring Anthony Perkins, Janet Leigh, Vera Miles

Hocus Pocus, Pile of Puke

Hocus Pocus (1993) | Directed by Kenny Ortega | Starring Bette Midler, Sarah Jessica Parker, Kathy Najimy

The War of the Roses is here to tell you to stay in a bad marriage until you die

The War Of The Roses (1989) | Directed by Danny DeVito | Starring Michael Douglas, Kathleen Turner, Danny DeVito

Spielberg gets The Color Purple wrong, but it’s still pretty good

The Color Purple (1985) | Directed by Steven Spielberg | Starring Whoopi Goldberg, Danny Glover, Margaret Avery

Close Encounters Of The Third Kind is just gaga for aliens… and you should be too!

Close Encounters Of The Third Kind (1977) | Directed by Steven Spielberg | Starring Richard Dreyfuss, Melinda Dillon, Teri Garr

Dude, Where’s My Car? is a mean movie about nice boys

Dude, Where’s My Car? (2000) | Directed by Danny Leiner | Starring Ashton Kutcher, Seann William Scott, Jennifer Garner

Synecdoche, New York? More like Jolly, Good Time!

Synecdoche, New York (2008) | Starring Philip Seymour Hoffman, Samantha Morton, Catherine Keener

Ron Howard’s Parenthood tries to show what parenting is really like, fails

Parenthood (1989) | Directed by Ron Howard | Starring Steve Martin, Mary Steenburgen, Dianne Wiest