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** At the end of the review, when Rob!Joker asks the Pennywises what the best versions of him all have in common, Skarsgård!Pennywise answers that they aren't like the infamous Creator/JaredLeto version from ''Film/SuicideSquad'', with Rob!Joker agreeing, even as he grumbles at the thought.

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** At the end of the review, when Rob!Joker asks the Pennywises what the best versions of him all have in common, Skarsgård!Pennywise answers that they aren't like the infamous Creator/JaredLeto version from ''Film/SuicideSquad'', ''Film/SuicideSquad2016'', with Rob!Joker agreeing, even as he grumbles at the thought.


** The scene where the Losers Club split up is revealed to be the handiwork of the Analysts, who reuse the "Heroes pussy out" cliche first seen in the ''Film/SuicideSquad'' [[Recap/TheNostalgiaCriticS10E10 review]].

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** The scene where the Losers Club split up is revealed to be the handiwork of the Analysts, who reuse the "Heroes pussy out" cliche first seen in the ''Film/SuicideSquad'' ''Film/SuicideSquad2016'' [[Recap/TheNostalgiaCriticS10E10 review]].


* TheBully: A staple of Stephen King's works. The Critic actually praises the movie for making the Bowers Gang legitimately intimidating, and notes that Henry's behavior is treated as genuinely psychotic rather than just a simple bullying.

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* TheBully: A staple of Stephen King's works. The Critic actually praises the movie for making the Bowers Gang legitimately intimidating, and notes that Henry's behavior is treated as genuinely psychotic rather than just a simple bullying.bullying, while his two lackeys are so unnerved that they hold Jason!Ben down for Henry just to use him as a HumanShield.



* MonsterClown: Discussed at length, with neither version of Pennywise really living up in the Critic's eyes; Curry!Pennywise is goofy and enjoyable like a real clown, but his scares aren't always effective, while Skarsgård!Pennywise is much creepier and more monstrous, but isn't that convincing as a clown. Doug!Joker states that they should try to be both scary and funny, offering himself as a prime example.

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* MonsterClown: Discussed at length, with neither version of Pennywise really living up in the Critic's eyes; Curry!Pennywise is goofy and enjoyable like a real clown, but his scares aren't always effective, while Skarsgård!Pennywise is much creepier and more monstrous, but isn't that convincing as a clown. Doug!Joker states that they should try to be both scary and ''and'' funny, offering himself as a prime example.



* SoOkayItsAverage: [[InUniverse The Critic's]] final verdict on the film, though he also considers it a bit of a step up from the 1990 version.

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* SoOkayItsAverage: [[InUniverse The Critic's]] final verdict on the film, though he also considers it a bit of a step up from the 1990 version.version, later listing it as one of his [[Recap/TheNostalgiaCriticS11E38 Top 11 Stephen King Movies]].


* {{Forshadowing}}: In the opening scene what cards are both versions of Pennywise holding? Aces and Jokers. An obvious nod to Ace Chemicals, where the Joker was "born". And guess who shows up in the end?

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* {{Forshadowing}}: {{Foreshadowing}}: In the opening scene what cards are both versions of Pennywise holding? Aces and Jokers. An obvious nod to Ace Chemicals, where the Joker was "born". And guess who shows up in the end?

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* {{Forshadowing}}: In the opening scene what cards are both versions of Pennywise holding? Aces and Jokers. An obvious nod to Ace Chemicals, where the Joker was "born". And guess who shows up in the end?


-->'''Brianna!Bev:''' Oh, yeah, no, I'm not doing that!

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-->'''Brianna!Bev:''' -->'''Aiyanna!Bev:''' Oh, yeah, no, I'm not doing that!

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* AnythingButThat: They wonder if they be faithful to the ending of the kid's story from the book. Their reaction to what happens in the book:
-->'''Brianna!Bev:''' Oh, yeah, no, I'm not doing that!

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** When Skarsgård!Pennywise scares Billy with his dead brother, he says "[[EvilLaugh Hahahaha!]] Look! I'm Creator/JeffDunham if he was ever funny! Hahahaha!"


'''Release Date:'''

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'''Release Date:'''
Date:''' Oct 10, 2017

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* WhosOnFirst: The closing credits features the Analysts offscreen discussing ''It'' in various, punny ways.


** The Critic initially refers to The Losers' Club as [[Film/TheMonsterSquad the]] [[Recap/TheNostalgiaCriticS7E21 Token Troop]].

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** The Critic initially refers to The Losers' Club as [[Film/TheMonsterSquad the]] [[Recap/TheNostalgiaCriticS7E21 Token Troop]]. He then decides to call them [[BreadEggsBreadedEggs The Token Club]].


* ClipShow: {{Inverted|Trope}}--continuing the tradition of recreating films still in theaters with the Channel Awesome cast, this in particular stars Doug as the Creator/BillSkarsgard version of Pennywise, Malcolm as Mike, Tamara as Eddie, Walter Banasiak as Bill, Aiyanna Wade as Bev, Jason Laws as Ben, Trevor Mueller as Stan, Heather Reusz as Richie, and Bryan Porter as Henry. In addition, Tamara also plays Georgie, Jim as Bev's dad, and Malcolm and Jim as two of the Bowers kids. Finally, within the FramingDevice itself, Malcolm also plays as [[Series/TheITCrowd Maurice Moss]], and Doug as the Creator/TimCurry version of Pennywise and the voice of ComicBook/TheJoker.
* DownplayedTrope: One of the Critic's praises for the movie is its balanced treatment of TheEighties (the setting of the film). When Aiyanna!Bev and Jason!Ben complain that the latter listens to the quintessentially 80's Music/NewKidsOnTheBlock, the Critic retorts that it's still better than forcing them to play stock cliches about their period (e.g., weird visors, colorful wigs and 80s films pasted all over their bodies). He also liked how the portly Ben isn't always depicted as a BigEater.
* EnsembleDarkHorse: [[InUniverse The Critic]] claims Richie is the best kid in the film.

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* ClipShow: {{Inverted|Trope}}--continuing the tradition of recreating films still in theaters with the Channel Awesome cast, this in particular stars Doug as the Creator/BillSkarsgard version of Pennywise, Malcolm as Mike, Tamara as Eddie, Walter Banasiak as Bill, Aiyanna Wade as Bev, Jason Laws as Ben, Trevor Mueller as Stan, Heather Reusz as Richie, and Bryan Porter as Henry. In addition, Tamara also plays Georgie, Jim as Bev's dad, and Malcolm and Jim as two of the Bowers kids. Finally, within the FramingDevice itself, Malcolm also plays as [[Series/TheITCrowd Maurice Moss]], and Doug as both the Critic and the Creator/TimCurry version of Pennywise Pennywise, and Rob as the voice of ComicBook/TheJoker.
* DownplayedTrope: One ClicheStorm: This being {{downplayed|trope}} regarding tropes concerning TheEighties is one of [[InUniverse the Critic's Critic's]] praises for the movie is its balanced treatment of TheEighties (the setting of the film). When movie. For example, when Aiyanna!Bev and Jason!Ben complain that the latter listens to the quintessentially 80's Music/NewKidsOnTheBlock, the Critic retorts that it's still better than forcing them to play stock cliches about their period (e.g., weird visors, colorful wigs wigs, and 80s boxes of 80's films and ''Franchise/GarbagePailKids'' cards pasted all over their bodies). He also liked how the portly Ben isn't always depicted as a BigEater.
* EnsembleDarkHorse: EnsembleDarkhorse: [[InUniverse The Critic]] claims Richie is the best kid in the film.film, because he is both the geekiest and coolest of the Losers Club.



* FreezeFrameBonus: A paper boat used to transition between a conversation between Walter!Bill and Tamara!Georgie and the latter entering a dark basement reads "[[DeathFlag SS Deadmeat]]" on the side.

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* FreezeFrameBonus: A paper boat used to transition between a conversation between Walter!Bill and Tamara!Georgie and the latter entering a dark basement reads "[[DeathFlag SS S.S. Deadmeat]]" on the side.



* MemeticMutation: InUniverse, the scene of Skarsgård!Pennywise's dance before Aiyanna!Bev is so unintentionally funny it was captioned "MEME ME"

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* MemeticMutation: InUniverse, the scene of Skarsgård!Pennywise's dance before Aiyanna!Bev is so unintentionally funny it was captioned "MEME ME"ME!"



** The FramingDevice is a homage to the ''WesternAnimation/BatmanTheAnimatedSeries'' episode "[[BatmanTheAnimatedSeriesE46AlmostGotIm Almost Got 'im"]], with Curry!Pennywise and Skarsgård!Pennywise playing poker and arguing over who was the better version between them. TheReveal at the end that one character isn't who they say they are is also quite similar.

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** The FramingDevice is a homage to the ''WesternAnimation/BatmanTheAnimatedSeries'' episode "[[BatmanTheAnimatedSeriesE46AlmostGotIm "[[Recap/BatmanTheAnimatedSeriesE46AlmostGotIm Almost Got 'im"]], 'Im"]], with Curry!Pennywise and Skarsgård!Pennywise playing poker and arguing over who was the better version between them. TheReveal at the end that one character isn't who they say they are is also quite similar.

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* ActuallyPrettyFunny: Curry!Pennywise does the "Wa-ha! Wa-ha! Wa-ha!" yelling in front of the Critic to show up Skarsgård!Pennywise. The Critic responds with, "It's not funny. OK, it's pretty funny."

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* BewareTheSillyOnes: Discussed. The Critic notes that one of the things that made Curry!Pennywise so effective was that he was a ''legitimately good clown'', which made it easier to lure kids into his evil traps, by entertaining them and making himself look harmless.

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