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Pennywise: The Story of IT (2021) Movie Review


Pennywise: The Story of IT – Movie Review

Director: John Campopiano, Chris Griffiths

Plot: A documentary surrounding It (1990), based upon the Stephen King novel of the same name, which featured a notorious villain known mostly as Pennywise.

Runtime: 2 Hours 6 Minutes

There may be spoilers in the rest of the review

Verdict on Pennywise: The Story of IT

Pennywise: The Story of IT is a documentary exploring how the mini-series of IT came about. It explores how the product came together and the different obstacles that were needed to overcome. This dives into the casting and friendship, banter and enjoyment about making the product together.

The documentary is very interesting and explores some of the biggest sequences in the movie. With the actors telling the stories from behind the scenes. On the more negative side of things, it could easily have been an addition to the DVD release, rather than its own movie.

On the positive side of things, it is an interesting documentary that the fans of the iconic miniseries will love to see. Every member of the living cast returns to discuss their experiences with the movie which is wonderful to see.

Where to Watch: Pennywise: The Story of It will be available on Digital Download from 3rd October and Blu-ray & DVD from 24th October

Final ThoughtsPennywise: The Story of IT is a fascinating fan service documentary.

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