‘It Chapter Two’ Review: Stephen King’s Horror Tale Sinks With Silly Execution

Does the second half of Stephen King’s sprawling, epic horror story live up to the promise of 2017’s It? Would it sink or float? After all, “they all float down here,” right? Unfortunately, It Chapter 2 is an overlong, bloated, messy, loud, often silly movie. 

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‘The Skeleton Twins’ With Kristen Wiig & Bill Hader Hits Blu-Ray December 16

 

The Skeleton Twins, a drama which received excellent reviews for Saturday Night Live vets Kristen Wiig and Bill Hader, hits Blu-ray, DVD, and On Demand December 16.

The storyline centers on Maggie (Wiig) and Milo (Hader), estranged twins who reunite after a ten year hiatus from each other.  Directed and co-penned by Craig Johnson (Mark Heyman is the other scribe), the picture won Best Screenplay at the 2014 Sundance Film Festival. Luke Wilson and Modern Family’s Ty Burrell also star in the feature.

Kristen Wiig and Luke Wilson in 'The Skeleton Twins' - Lionsgate
Kristen Wiig and Luke Wilson in ‘The Skeleton Twins’ – Lionsgate

Special features on the Blu-ray and DVD include:

  • Gag Reel
  • Outtakes
  • Deleted scenes with optional commentary from filmmaker/co-writer Craig Johnson
  • Two featurettes: “To Whom It May Concern: Making The Skeleton Twins” and “Sweet Moves”
  • Commentary with Johnson, Kristen Wiig and Bill Hader
  • Commentary with Johnson, co-writer Mark Heyman and producer/editor Jennifer Lee

Hopefully I’ll have my hands on a Blu-ray copy of The Skeleton Twins, and I’ll be posting a review of the title shortly.

 

The Skeleton Twins - Lionsgate
The Skeleton Twins – Lionsgate
The Skeleton Twins - Lionsgate
The Skeleton Twins – Lionsgate