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The House with a Clock in its Walls – Little Kid Scary; Family Fun!

The House with a Clock in its Walls – (L-R) Uncle Jonathan (Jack Black), Lewis (Owen Vaccaro) and Mrs. Zimmerman (Cate Blanchett, right) – Photo courtesy of Universal Pictures.

Eli Roth dials his horror instincts down a few notches to direct The House with a Clock in its Walls – a family comedy-horror tale that’s much more comedy than horror.

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Can you Hear The Ticking Trailer: The House With a Clock In Its Walls!

When ten-year old Lewis goes to live with his uncle in a creepy old house, he learns that there’s a clock within its walls and a creepy thing that’s ‘completely safe… when it’s fed.’

Even worse, the town itself has dark secrets that Lewis accidentally provokes.

The House With a Clock In Its Walls is based on the classic children’s tale by John Bellairs and illustrated by Edward Gorey.

The House With a Clock In Its Walls opens on September 21st.

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Mommy’s Special Work Trip Trailer: Ocean’s 8!

Ocean’s 8 – (L-r) Debbie Ocean (Sandra Bullock), Lou (Cate Blanchett); Nine Ball (Rihanna); Amita (Mindy Kaling); Constance (Awkwafina); Rose (Helena Bonham Carter); Daphne Kluger (Anne Hathaway); and Tammy (Sarah Paulson) – Photo by Barry Wetcher/Courtesy of Warner Bros.

Anything Danny Ocean can do, Debbie Ocean can do better – and with a smaller crew.

Ocean’s 8 opens on June 8, 2018.

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Taika Waititi Puts His Stamp on Thor: Ragnorak!

Thor: Ragnarok – Thor (Chris Hemsworth) – Photo courtesy of Marvel Studios.

Warner Bros. has long touted their approach as hiring great directors and letting them stamp their own style on the DC movies.

Marvel has been doing that since Jon Favreau directed Iron Man – and they’ve done it again with Thor: Ragnarok. No one but Taika Waititi could have made this delightfully oddball comedy of a superhero movie.

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SDCC 2017: I’m Putting Together a Team Trailer: Thor: Ragnarok!

The God of Death has taken over Asgard and destroyed Thor’s hammer. Now he’s being forced to fight his Avengers teammate the Hulk.

As the SDCC 2017 trailer shows, clearly he needs help.

Thor: Ragnarok opens on November 3rd.

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Friend From Work Trailer: Thor: Ragnorak!

Thor: Ragnarok has its first teaser and it is awesome!

We meet Hela (Cate Blanchett) and Valkyrie (Tessa Thompson) for the first time and Thor finds himself captured by Grandmaster (Jeff Goldblum).

There’s even a glimpse of Skurge aka The Executioner! And Loki!

Thor: Ragnorak premieres on November 3rd.

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Tweaks Make Cinderella Better Than The Original Toon!

Cinderella at the Ball

Quick note: Cinderella is amazing in IMAX! Everything about its presentation – incredible sets, mind-blowing (and appropriate) effects and stunning costumes on appealing characters – is just gobsmackingly perfect in IMAX.

Then there’s the actual movie – a live action take on Disney’s animated classic, Cinderella, that improves on the story and is told with wit, class and panache.

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Romantic Trailer: Disney’s Cinderella

Cinderella Payoff Poster

There’s a sweepingly romantic new trailer for Disney’s Cinderella – and judging from I’ve seen, Cinderella is not in need of rescuing so much as in just getting out of the house! Check it out after the jump.

Cinderella opens on March 13th.

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