• Next 3 Major Horror Adaptations: 'Suspiria,' 'Pet Sematary,' 'It: Chapter Two'

    2 monthes ago - By Movies

    Based on a mystery novel written by John Bellairs and illustrated by Edward Gorey, The House With a Clock in Its Walls follows a young Lewis who heads off to live with his uncle Jonathan , not knowing that Jonathan is a warlord and his neighbor Florence is a witch. Published in 1973, the original novel was highly-acclaimed; it was first adapted for the small screen in 1979.
    Nearly 40 years later, Eli Roth directed the brand new version, which has received mixed to positive reviews from critics. Inspired by the movie, we wondered what other major horror adaptations are heading to the big...
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  • ‘The House with a Clock in Its Walls' Director Eli Roth Discusses Amblin, Steven Spielberg, and More

    ‘The House with a Clock in Its Walls' Director Eli Roth Discusses Amblin, Steven Spielberg, and More

    2 monthes ago - By Slash Film

    Eli Roth has never thought of himself as a horror director, so the Hostel and Cabin Fever director's first PG-rated and kids-friendly movie, The House with a Clock in Its Walls , isn't that surprising of a choice for the filmmaker. As Roth sees it, his previous movies led him to directing Amblin's adaptation of John Bellairs ‘ novel, published in 1973. This is exactly the sort of lavish and old school spectacle he's always dreamed about making.
    While obviously tamer, The House with a Clock in Its Walls has the director's dark, sometimes slapstick sense of humor as well as sequences that...
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