This Rotten Week: Predicting Looper, Won't Back Down And Hotel Transylvania Reviews
Here’s a fact: monsters are real. I’m positive. How do I know? Just yesterday I took my daughter to the local carnival to ride metal contraptions that go around in circles ad nauseum and munch on a little cotton candy. Take a stroll through one of these productions, take a gander at the folks operating the tilt-a-whirl and Ferris wheel and then try to tell me ghoulish creatures don’t walk among us. Brrrr, I get the chills just thinking about it.
Unfortunately, these carnies would probably get denied from a place like Hotel Transylvania. The residents at Dracula’s digs are a little too highbrow.
Genndy Tartakovsky, the creator of critically acclaimed Cartoon Network programs like Samurai Jack and Dexter’s Laboratory as well as the miniseries Star Wars: Clone Wars, heads up this film of Dracula (Adam Sandler) trying to raise his daughter Mavis (Selena Gomez) away from the eyes of unforgiving and lynch mob-creating human beings. This film represents Tartakovsky’s first foray into a big studio production.
Reviews are mixed. with some liking the father-daughter relationship between Count Drac and Mavy after generally setting their expectations low in preparation for a kiddie Halloween movie. Others critics though felt it fell well short of the animated mark, missing opportunities and not catering to anyone beyond the ten and under crowd. I think it continues to track around the fifty percent mark with critics. And remember, monsters are real. The Rotten Watch for Hotel Transylvania is
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