It: Chapter Two (2019)

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It: Chapter Two takes place 27 years after the events of the first It. The Losers Club are all adults and they all return to Derry after Mike (Isaiah Mustafa) calls. They start remembering their trauma of Pennywise (Bill Skarsgard) inflicted on them as kids and must be ready to face him again.

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Glass (2019)

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Glass is a sequel to both Unbreakable and Split and picks up with Kevin and his split personalities (James McAvoy) and David (Bruce Willis) being captured by a psychiatrist Elise (Sarah Paulson) where she wants to cure them of the delusion that they along with Mr. Glass (Samuel L. Jackson) are superheroes.

James McAvoy continues to astound with his performance here, he is both disturbing and fascinating to watch. But for a film named after the character Mr. Glass, he does not play as big of a role as I initially thought. It’s nice to see Bruce Willis not acting like a zombie in a film and see what he and his son have been doing since the events of Unbreakable. And while I really enjoyed seeing these three characters interact, I wish they interacted more than they actually did. And for the supporting characters, I don’t really buy that Ana Taylor Joy’s character from Split would be willing to reach out to and help Kevin. And though I love Sarah Paulson, she felt very one-note and cliche to me.

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