Whether you were born in the 70's, 80's, 90's or 00's the story of Pennywise the clown is one that's frightened many a child. Stephen King's 1986 book is behind hundreds of sleepless nights and a created a permanent fear of clowns in some of its readers.
Bill and George Denbrough are young brothers who live with their family in the quiet down of Derry, Maine; though the town is quiet there's a strange phenomenon surrounding it and its residents, six times the national average of grown adults go missing and that doesn't even include the missing children which are far higher.
One stormy day Bill makes his younger brother a paper sailboat which George is all too eager to go and try out in the rain. Donning his yellow raincoat, George goes out into the storm and loyally follows his boat. What happens to the boy next sets in motion a whole series of events that end in tragedy and add to the town's missing person total.
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Take Jason Goes to Hell, for example, the ninth film in the series. It opens with a satisfying riff on the Friday status quo: A lone woman rattles around an abandoned cabin, draws a bath, puts on a towel, and gets chased by hulking uber-slasher Jason Voorhees... into some open brush, at which point she executes a diving roll and Jason is beset by a hail of special ops bullets, and then blown to hilarious bits by what we can only assume to be Monty Python's Holy Hand Grenade.
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Nope. Not even close. If Bad Moon is at the bottom of the barrel, DarkWolf is buried far, far beneath. Although it appeals to its target audience of horny teenagers and sex-deprived old men by featuring plenty of blood and boobs, the movie completely lacks everything else.
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'Smalls Change (Meditations Upon Ageing)' arrives in April.
The two awards have made for a great 72nd birthday present for the country music icon.