The House With A Clock in Its Walls

The House With A Clock in Its Walls

DVD - 2018
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This magical adventure tells the spine-tingling tale of 10-year-old Lewis, who goes to live with his uncle in a creaky old house with a mysterious tick-tocking heart. But his new town's sleepy façade jolts to life with a secret world of warlocks and witches. Based on the beloved children's classic book.
Publisher: Universal City, CA : Universal Pictures Home Entertainment, [2018]
Branch Call Number: DVD House W
Characteristics: 1 videodisc (approximately 105 minutes) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in
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taitum_rose
Jan 18, 2019

May not be suitable for younger children...

Just a warning that the entire movie is not all fun & magic spells but sometimes portrays a darker side of the occult like with the use of blood magic & demon imagery. Keep in mind that the director, Eli Roth, is known for writing & directing horror films such as Hostel & Cabin Fever.

JCLMikeK Jan 03, 2019

This was a very solid, pleasantly spooky little family film. If you're a fan of the Harry Potter movies and looking for something along the same lines, but maybe a little darker than the first few HPs, this is worth checking out. Jack Black and Cate Blanchett are excellent in it, the story was fun, and I really liked the set design.

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justjenn001
Dec 30, 2018

This was such a good movie for the whole family! My boys (11 and 15) have watched it four times already. All of the actors were great but the main character, a boy who has his own style and loves the definitions of words, really shines in the movie. And Cate Blanchett was amazing! I highly recommend it.

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rshartjr
Dec 24, 2018

Fun, but every bit the steam-punky Harry Potter knock-off I expected.

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justjenn001
Dec 20, 2018

This was such a good movie! Appropriate for older children who don't scare easily, as there are some frightening bits, necessary to the plot. The actors were sensational, but can we talk about Cate Blanchet in a family movie?!? She stole the show for me! The visual affects of the movie were stunning, as were the costumes. Definitely worth watching!

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