Excerpt: It’s rare these days for a cast of unknowns to deliver as an authentic, natural ensemble, but these kids do. I saw myself in so many of them and if you don’t mind your kids hearing swear words and seeing copious amounts of gore, they may unlock some truths in themselves watching.
Excerpt: Lacking the creeping dread of the source material, It stumbles in its main purposes. It’s like getting a plate of perfectly presented spaghetti with garlic butter when you ordered marinara and meatballs. Maybe it’s delicious, but it’s not what you craved.