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.
Welcome to the latest episode of our official podcast, The Film Stage Show. This week, TFS’ Dan Mecca, writer Danny King and I briefly discuss Ivan Reitman‘s Draft Day, starring Kevin Costner, before diving into a feature review of Jonathan Glazer’s sci-fi drama Under the Skin, starring Scarlett Johansson. Following that, we take a look at the films coming to [...]
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In theaters now, Ivan Reitman‘s new film, Draft Day, does quite a bit with a hard subject. Part of that is the writing, but a lot of the success on screen is due to the amassing of talent Reitman manages and the flash he implants into ordinary scenes. The life of a GM during a tumultuous and pressure-packed [...]