Clock Lizzie (This Week’s Movies)


Jack Black, Owen Vaccaro, Cate Blanchett: The House with a Clock in Its Walls (courtesy Quantrell Colbert/Associated Press)

Links to my reviews published this week in the Herald and Seattle Weekly.

The House with a Clock in Its Walls. “The story carries less urgency as it ticks along, frittering away its energy amid all the special effects and sight gags.” (Herald link here.)

Lizzie. “Let’s just say the portrait of this particular ax murderer gets a sympathetic slant in the #MeToo era.”

For the Scarecrow blog, I anticipate the release of Michael Moore’s Fahrenheit 11/9 (haven’t seen it yet) with a revival of my 2004 review of Fahrenheit 9/11, which includes my customary struggle with Moore’s hectoring style. Read it here.