Although they appear together in the raunchy comedy That’s My Boy this summer, Adam Sandler and Andy Samberg have also united for an animation and we’ve got the first trailer today. Directed by Genndy Tartakovsky (Samurai Jack, Dexter’s Laboratory), Hotel Transylvania also features Kevin James, David Spade, Steve Buscemi, Ceelo Green, Molly Shannon and Selena Gomez.
At first glance, this does not looking like a promising effort for the man behind some of my favorite Cartoon Network shows. It looks to be pandering to the lowest common denominator when it comes to the fish-out-of-water situation for our main character, who stumbles across the home of Frankenstein, Dracula, werewolves and more. I’m hoping the final product is a little more off-kilter and just plain funnier. Check it out below via First Showing.
Dracula, who operates a high-end resort away from the human world, goes into overprotective mode when a boy discovers the resort and falls for the count’s teen-aged daughter.
Hotel Transylvania hits theaters September 28th.
Since any New York City cinephile has a nearly suffocating wealth of theatrical options, we figured it’d be best to compile some of the more worthwhile repertory showings into one handy list. Displayed below are a few of the city’s most reliable theaters and links to screenings of their weekend offerings — films you’re not […]
Hitting theaters in wide release this weekend is John Wick, a film I fell for at Fantastic Fest and I’ve since revisited. The actioner, from first-time filmmakers Chad Stahelski and David Leitch, follows Keanu Reeves’ title character who left behind a life as a hitman for Russian mobsters to settle down for a quiet life with […]
Welcome to the latest episode of our official podcast, The Film Stage Show. This week, editor Nick Newman, writer Danny King, and I discuss Alex Ross Perry‘s Listen Up Philip, which is now in limited release and available on VOD. After that, we take a look at the films coming to theaters and home video in […]
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