The House with a Clock in its Walls

“There's a clock in the walls. We don't know what it does, except... something horrible.” -Jonathan Barnavelt

Abbigail Nickels

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With the dawn of Halloween on the horizon, many new spooky movies are showing. The House with a Clock in its Walls is just one of the new spooky releases. This movie is about a young orphan boy named Lewis Barnavelt (Owen Vaccaro). With his parents having died in a car crash he goes to live with his uncle, Jonathan Barnavelt (Jack Black). Lewis soon discovers that his uncle is a warlock, and his neighbor Mrs. Zimmerman (Cate Blanchett) is a powerful witch! Jonathan reveals to Lewis that the previous owners of their house were Isaac Izard (Kyle MacLachlan), his past friend and an evil warlock, and his wife Selena (Renée Elise Goldsberry). Isaac had made a clock that would slowly tick to doomsday, and bring about the end of the world as we know it! He had died before he could start it, but Isaac had hidden it somewhere in his house. Now it is up to Lewis, Jonathan, and Mrs. Zimmerman to find it before Selena does, and starts the end of the world! Since its release on September 21, 2018; The House with a Clock in its Walls has grossed over $67 million dollars worldwide.

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