James McAvoy starrer IT Chapter Two is just couple of days away from its theatrical release and the film is receiving mixed to positive reviews. Horror flick directed by Andy Muschietti currently has Rotten Tomatoes score of 79%.
Sequel of 2017’s blockbuster “It”, the film is having some very huge expectations attached to it. The first part had received 86% score at Rotten Tomatoes. Few leading critics have praised the film a lot while others have criticized it too.
Biran Truitt from USA Today gave it 3 stars out of 4 and stated, ” Skarsgard finds new ways to totally freak you out, even in a surprisingly human fashion.” Whereas Kate Erbland from Indiewire gave it a C+ score saying, “It’s a whole lot less scary or fun the second time around.”
Johnny Oleksinski from New York Post rated it 3 stars out of 4 and said, “An immensely satisfying, often thrilling adventure film.” While Pater Bradshaw from Guardian gave it just 2 stars out of 5 saying, “It is just so pointlessly long: approaching three hours, with our heroes finally beginning to assume a glassy-eyed solemnity like Hogwarts graduates or the Fellowship of the Ring.“
Peter Debruge from Variety gave it a positive review saying, “An elaborate fun-house horror movie that springs pop-up gimmicks and boogie-boogie scares steadily enough to excuse its been-there story and self-important 169-minute running time.” A.O. Scott at New York Times gave a negative review saying, “This 2-hour-49-minute movie drags more than it jumps, wearing out its premise and possibly also your patience as it lumbers toward the final showdown.“