Movies

Do You Hear the Ticking?

The House with a Clock In Its Walls

The House with a Clock In Its Walls

Directed By: Eli Roth

Grade: B+

I’m going to be completely honest here. I literally could have watched two hours of Jack Black and Cate Blanchett snarking at each other and I would have enjoyed it. The actual movie is about a young orphan Lewis (Owen Vaccaro) who goes to live with his Uncle in a wild house full of secrets. Blanchett plays Mrs. Zimmerman Uncle Jonathan’s friend and neighbor.

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Jumanji was…

Jumanji Welcome to the Jungle

Jumanji Welcome to the Jungle

Directed By: Jake Kasdan

Grade: B

Actually a lot of fun. Which is hard for me to admit because pretty much from the first preview my reaction was along the lines of, “That looks awful. Oh my God. Could they make it look any worse!” “There’s not any ideas left in Hollywood…”

Though that last one is still true. It’s not the greatest movie or original (obviously) but I enjoyed it. It had some solid laughs and it was one that my nephew really enjoyed.

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