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Hey, kids! Let’s watch the new Eli Roth film!
Not something most parents would say, eh? But The House with a Clock in Its Walls is a kid movie, so it’s okay…I think. I can see why Roth was drawn to this story – it’s full of every kid’s worst fears: dead parents, a creepy old house, being the new kid at school, peer pressure, ghost moms – it’s like a fucking laundry list of fear! And don’t get me started on baby Jack Black – I’m having flashbacks every time I close my eyes.
My kids are coming around on Jack Black, I think. I mean, my daughter practically begged us to see the new Jumanji (haven’t yet) and she was excited about this one.
Cate Blanchett is an amazing actress and a joy to watch. Please let her be in every movie – all of them!
Kyle MacLachlan has got to be having so much fun playing quirky villains these days. He was absolutely chewing the scenery – it was greatness.
I didn’t even realize it while watching, but Angelica Schuyler herself was in the film. Such a shame that there wasn’t a call for her to sing.
I was expecting to play games on my phone the whole time I watched this, but it sucked me in and was a great bunch of fun.
We had watched this film months and months ago…it would blow their little MINDS if they knew this was the same guy who made Cabin Fever.