[ad_1] Photo The new film adaptation of Stephen King’s “It” stars Bill Skarsgard as Pennywise the clown. Credit Brooke Palmer/Warner Bros. Late in the summer of 1989, the marquee of the downtown movie theater in Derry, Me., advertises “A Nightmare on Elm Street 5.” This is an accurate period detail, and also a declaration of kinship, if not outright homage.… Continue reading "Review: ‘It’ Brings Back Stephen King’s Killer Clown"
[ad_1] What scared today’s horror movie directors when they were kids? Here are remembrances from five with films out this year. Their comments have been edited and condensed. Andrés Muschietti “It” (due in theaters Sept. 8) A print of a Modigliani painting at my house in Buenos Aires terrified me. He does these portraits of elongated people with empty eyes… Continue reading "Growing Pains: Horror Directors on Their Creepy Childhood Memories"