Stephen King’s ‘IT’ returns as a blockbuster (686 million).

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IT. Horror. IMDb pro-rating 75 with an 86% score on Rotten Tomatoes. From the story by Stephen King. Seven young outcasts in Derry, Maine, are about to face their worst nightmare — an ancient, shape-shifting evil that emerges from the sewer every 27 years to prey on the town’s children. Banding together over the course of one horrifying summer, the friends must overcome their own personal fears to battle the murderous, bloodthirsty clown known as Pennywise. Directed by Andres Muschietti, starring Bill Skarsgard, Sophia Lillis, Finn Wolfhard, Jack Dylan Grazer.

The Foreigner. Mystery. IMDb pro-rating 7.1 with a 62% score fro Rotten Tomatoes. Quan is a humble London businessman whose long-buried past erupts in a revenge-fueled vendetta when the only person left for him to love — his teenage daughter — dies in a senseless act of politically motivated terrorism. His relentless search to find the terrorists leads to a cat-and-mouse conflict with a British government official whose own past may hold the clues to the identities of the elusive killers.Directed by Martin Campbell, The Foreigner stars: Jackie Chan, Pierce Brosnan, Katie Leung, Orla Brady and Liu Tao.

Mark Felt. Drama, true story. IMDb pro-rating6.4. Mark Felt is ‘Deep Throat’, the man who ‘brought down the White House’. Liam Neeson, Diane Lane, Maika Monroe, Michael C. Hall and Tony Goldwyn star.

Marshall. True Story. IMDb pro-rating 731 with a 73% score from Rotten Tomatoes. Reginald Hudlin directs. Young Thurgood Marshall faces one of his greatest challenges while working as a lawyer for the NAACP. Marshall travels to conservative Connecticut when wealthy socialite Eleanor Strubing accuses black chauffeur Joseph Spell of sexual assault and attempted murder. He soon teams up with Sam Friedman, a local Jewish lawyer who’s never handled a criminal case. Together, the two men build a defense while contending with racist and anti-Semitic views from those who deem Spell to be guilty. Chadwick Boseman, Kate Hudson, Josh gad, Sterling K. Brown.

My Little Pony. Animated.  IMDb pro-rating 7.7 with a 93% score from Rotten Tomatoes. This revamped incarnation of the “My Little Pony” franchise not only appeals to the little girls that the toy line is primarily marketed to, but has drawn a cult following of teenagers, self-proclaimed “geeks,” and even adults that remember the TV series, specials and films dating back to the 1980s. In this series, Princess Celestia sends her star pupil, the bookish unicorn Twilight Sparkle, to Ponyville to improve her socialization skills. Twilight quickly makes five new four-legged friends: Applejack, Rainbow Dash, Pinkie Pie, Fluttershy and Rarity. Each instilled with the respective spirits of magic, honesty, loyalty, laughter, kindness and generosity, the animals learn that by working together they can achieve the most important element of all: harmony. That ultimate underlying message may sound corny as all get-out, but the snappy dialogue and expressive animation make the treacle surprisingly palatable.

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