The problem with Jack Black’s latest film, The House with a Clock in Its Walls is how derivative and unimaginative it is. It’s a blatant rip off of several recent and upcoming R.L. Stine movie adaptations. It tries really hard to distinguish itself but it doesn’t and Black’s constant winking at the camera doesn’t help […]
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The House with a Clock in its Walls – Little Kid Scary; Family Fun!
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.
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 […]
Sucked Into a Video Game Trailer: Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle!
The new take on Jumanji – Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle – ages up the kids who are about to play the game of their lives – they’re now teens in high school forced together by detention (shades of The Breakfast Club!). When they are given the task of cleaning out the school’s basement, they […]
Goosebumps – Inspired Silliness!
Goosebumps plays on the conceit that the monsters in R.L. Stine’s Goosebumps actually exist and are kept trapped in the pages of those books. Thus, when one is unlocked and opened, the monster escapes. It’s a simple, incredibly silly premise – but those are often the best kind (Monster Squad, anyone?)
Perils of Reading Trailer: Goosebumps!
Pandora’s Box has nothing on R.L. Stine’s Goosebumps manuscripts! Check out the new trailer for Goosebumps after the jump. Goosebumps screams into theaters on October 16th.
Scary Stuff Kiddies: First Goosebumps Poster Released!
R.L. Stine’s Goosebumps is the story of the how the writer<s characters come to life and Stine and a few young friends have to chase them down and put them back where they belong. The movie, which will be in theaters on October 16th, has its first poster. Check it out after the jump.
Jack Black and Richard Curtis Chat Red Nose Day U.S. Star-Studded Event
Over the past 30 years Red Nose Day has been the #1 television fundraising event in the U.K. raising money and awareness for children in need. Thursday May 21st at 8 p.m. EDT on NBC in a star-studded three-hour event it’s crossing the pond to take over America! Recently I sat down with funny man Jack Black to discuss his […]
Catastrophic Teaser: The Brink!
A geopolitical crisis puts the world on the brink of the Big One – forcing three very different men to take very different actions. The Brink is a new dark comedy from HBO. It stars Jack Black, Tim Robbins and Pablo Schreiber. The Brink debus on Sunday, June 21st. Check out the wicked teaser after […]
Crazy Trailer: Harmontown!
Remember Dan Harmon, creator of NBC’s Community (now on Yahoo), was fired from his own show? Well, after being canned, he took a bit of time to take his disappointment, rage, cynicism and ironic wit on the road. The result is the odd documentary Harmontown. Check out the first trailer for Harmontown after the jump. […]
First Look: Scary Stuff From Goosebumps!
Remember the Goosebumps TV series? Aimed at kids but smart enough for adults? Yeah, that’s the one. It’s getting a movie that uses the author (played by Jack Black) as the entryway into story. It seems that R.L. Stine wrote about real monsters and keeps them from his readers by trapping them in his books. […]