Tween-centric horror is making a comeback, and Eli Roth’s The House with a Clock in Its Walls is a perfect example. Based on the book by John Bellairs and starring Jack Black, Cate Blanchett, and Owen Vaccaro, the film hit US theaters last September, where it thrilled young and older genre fans alike. If you missed The House with a Clock in Its Walls in theaters, it’s now available to own on Digital HD.
For a taste of what’s in store, check out the clip above titled “A Lot of Clocks”; then, check out the synopsis, special features, and official trailer below.
Ten-year-old Lewis goes to live with his oddball uncle in a creaky old house that contains a mysterious `tick tock’ noise. He soon learns that Uncle Jonathan and his feisty neighbor, Mrs. Zimmerman, are powerful practitioners of the magic arts. When Lewis accidentally awakens the dead, the town’s sleepy facade suddenly springs to life, revealing a secret and dangerous world of witches, warlocks and deadly curses.
BONUS FEATURES EXCLUSIVE TO BLU-RAYTM, DVD & DIGITAL:
- Warlocks and Witches -Go behind the scenes with the enchanting cast of The House with a Clock in Its Walls
- Finding Lewis– A look at the casting of Owen Vaccaro
- Jack’s Magical Journey– A look at the unique dynamism and magic that Jack Black brings to the character of Jonathan Barnavelt
- The Great Cate– The cast discuss Cate Blanchett’s wonderful performance as Florence Zimmerman
- The Terrifying Isaac Izard– Watch Kyle MacLachlan’s creepy evolution from living icon to undead-warlock
- Movie Magic
- The Ultimate Haunted House– Join filmmakers for a guided tour through the incredible house at the center of the film
- Automatons Attack– A behind-the-scenes look at the mechanical horrors involved in this chilling sequence
- Pumpkin Puke– Behind the scenes with the cast and an army of spooky, snarling, vomiting pumpkins
- Moving Pieces– Filmmakers and cast discuss the amazing clock room set
- Baby Jack– A behind-the-scenes look at the creepy Baby Jack sequence
- Tick Tock: Bringing the Book to Life– Filmmakers discuss how they adapted the book for the big screen
- Eli Roth: Director’s Journals– Director Eli Roth takes viewers behind the scenes
- Candler Mansion
- Newnan, GA
- The Chair
- Comrade Ivan
- New Zebedee Elementary
- Wrap Day
- Owen Goes Behind the Scenes– Armed with his own camera, Owen guides viewers on his own journey behind-the-scenes of the movie
- Around the Set
- Behind the Camera
- The Big Interview
- Downtime on Set
- Theme Song Challenge– Eli Roth and the cast are challenged to come up with a theme song for the film
- Do You Know Jack Black?– The cast compete with each other to see who knows Jack Black the best
- Abracadabra!– Eli Roth performs a magic trick for Owen Vaccaro
- Jack Black’s Greatest Fear– Eli Roth and Owen Vaccaro play a prank on Jack Black
- The Mighty Wurlitzer– Composer Nathan Barr discusses how he created the film’s unique and distinct score
BONUS FEATURES ON 4K ULTRA HD, BLU-RAYTM DVD & DIGITAL:
- Alternate Opening and Ending with Commentary by Director Eli Roth and Actor Jack Black available
- Alternate Opening
- Alternate Ending
- Deleted Scenes with Commentary by Director Eli Roth and Actor Jack Black available
- More Books, Please
- A Horrible Practical Joke
- Tarby Ditches Lewis
- Eat Up
- Play for Him
- Get Out of the Way
- Time Is of the Essence
- The Clock That Never Breaks
- 12 Minutes to Go
- Gag Reel
- Feature Commentary with Director Eli Roth and Actor Jack Black
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