Watching It: Chapter Two proved to be a very interesting experience for me. Let me start at the end.
As the credits commenced, the first words uttered from my mouth were, “I preferred the first one.” My moviegoing partner simply nodded in agreement.
Nearly two weeks later, I stand by this assessment. Chief among them is that “Its” predecessor had a wonderful nostalgia assigned to it. The setting and the kids’ performances were unexpected and refreshing. That said, I do remember that at the time, while I was looking forward to the sequel, I did have some trepidation about the second half of the epic Stephen King adaptation.[Read more…]