It: Chapter Two is an unusual horror film because it’s almost three hours long. This means it is longer than 99.78% of all horror films made over the past twenty years.
Earlier in the year Avengers: Endgame was one minute over the three-hour barrier and Martine Scorsese’s up-coming epic The Irishman is expected to be three and a half hours long (longer even than the Godfather: Part Two).
Is this reflecting a wider trend or are these films just a few headline-grabbing examples?
I thought I would investigate.
We’ll start will all movies made around the world over the past twenty years, and then zero in on the trends under the surface.The average running time of all movies produced worldwide
Average running times fell during …