Welcome to the Weekend Watch. Where we try to point you towards the best ways to spend your viewing time (or, at least, steer you clear of the garbage).
The House With A Clock In Its Walls
Loren: Sure it may be trying to be the next Harry Potter but it looks like a lot more fun than some of the others that have tried. I’ll definitely see this eventually.
RDT: Much like Jen said below, this is horror more for me, a 41-year-old man. I doubt I’ll see it at the cinema, but I’ll keep it on my radar.
Jen: This is a horror movie my speed, i.e. for children. I am skeptical of Jack Black in this role but Cate Blanchett more than makes up for any misgivings. I will try to give this a watch. Get it? Watch, clock! Ha!
Loren: WellThatEscalatedQuickly.gif Also, I don’t even use an iPhone but still checked to see if I got a text like 3 times during that trailer because of the sound effects. That’s annoying. Otherwise I think I’m in for this. It’s different enough from others like it to keep my interest.
RDT: I feel like I’ve seen this movie before, like, a lot. Pass.
Jen: So Heathers meets The Purge with a Salem witch trial allegory woven in? It’s not the worst pitch I’ve heard.
Loren: That looks really great and I’ll probably never see it. I mean, maybe, but yeah probably not.
RDT: You know, I didn’t think I was going to be into that. But that trailer really pulled me in.
Jen: This looks delightful. I’m not a huge period piece fan, but this really drew me in. I didn’t know Collette’s story other than writing the Claudine books and Gigi, but would love to see more. Continue reading