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‘It: Chapter Two’ Runtime Confirmed!

While IT: Chapter 2 has yet to make it to theaters and the lawsuit is still ongoing, the runtime has been confirmed!

 

Bill Skarsgård as Pennywise

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Based on half of Stephen King’s 1986 book of the same name, 2017’s It was met with widespread critical and audience acclaim, boasting a critical census of 85% with an average rating of 7.24 out of 10 on Rotten Tomatoes, and was a massive commercial success with a worldwide gross of $700 million.

 

 

Hopefully, It didn’t make it big because of the film’s relatively breezy two hour and fifteen minute, or 135 minute, run time. Hopefully, because IT: Chapter 2 will be one of the longest horror movies ever released.

 

Andy Muschietti

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Director Andy Muschietti told Digital Spy that It: Chapter 2 is “Two hours and 45 mins,” but assured fans that “the pacing is very good. Nobody who’s seen the movie has had any complaint.”

That’s 165 minutes, about thirty minutes more than the previous film.

 

1990's ItImage Via IMDB

 

For the record, the 1990 version, staring Tim Curry and a young Seth Green, did break the three-hour mark, but that was set across two feature-length TV episodes.

 

Stephen King's 'It'Image Via Amazon

 

On the other hand, you have to wonder how these movies aren’t longer considering the Stephen King book has about 1,138 pages, meaning it’s so big that you could reasonably expect to kill an extra-dimensional clown with it.

Just look at the clown below. You could take him, right?

 

 

 

 

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‘GoT’ Update: First 2 Episodes Surprisingly Short

In a devastating reveal, Forbes has reported that the first two episode runtimes of Game of Thrones’ newest season are surprisingly short. Or, at least, shorter than we might expect. This is a bit surprising, considering the season will already be shorter than usual: six episodes instead of ten, the length of all the previous seven seasons. The first two episodes will be a mere fifty four minutes and fifty eight minutes each, not even passing an hour in length. While these runtimes are longer than the average episode for television, with all that season eight has to wrap up, the runtimes are shorter than we perhaps expected… and definitely shorter than what we hoped.

 

The Night King stands triumphant on an icy strait after demolishing a camp in 'GOT'

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Game of Thrones’ final season should chronicle the final battle between Westeros’ unlikely alliance of heroes and the undead hordes of the Night King. But there are also dozens of subplots that have yet to be properly wrapped up, much less reached any semblance of a conclusion. So, here’s hoping the series doesn’t rush through its final and arguably most important season.

Season seven has already been accused of rushing through several of its plots, which raises some concerns for the final season possibly doing the same. Hopefully, the final four episodes will be ‘movie length’ as HBO has promised, enabling enough time to wrap up its dense plot-lines. We’ll be waiting in anticipation!

 

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