Just through its playful riffing on famous monsters and legends, the first two entries in the Hotel Transylvania franchise provided some seriously goofy summer fun. The trick was finding a core of great characters and some complementary secondary characters that could hold the screen in support.
Hotel Transylvania 3: Summer Vacation spends so much time on its core characters – and one newcomer – that those delightfully weird secondary characters are left with little to do. The result is a mediocre film that wears out its welcome well before the (admittedly delightful) closing credits.
Adam Sandler plays Sandy Wexler, Hollywood Agent/Manager and Talent Scout, in the movie of the same name that’s coming to Netflix on April 14th.
In real life, Netflix and Sandy are holding an open casting call for a walk-on role in the next Adam Sandler movie. Applicants are required to submit a video showcasing their talent and submit it between now and April 7th.
Hotel Transylvania 2 reunites the crazy crew of characters from Hotel Transylvania with the addition of a couple of new characters – Johnny and Mavis’ son Dennis, and Dracula’s father, old school vampire Vlad.
Plus the hotel is now also opens to (*gasp*) humans!
Check out the new trailer after the jump. Hotel Transylvania 2 opens on September 25th.
Somehow, aliens misinterpreted an attempt at communication that depicted, among other things, several video games, as a declaration of war. They created Godzilla-sized versions of those videogames and sent them off to destroy the Earth.
On July 24th, the fate of the Earth will be in the hands of a group of ’80s videogame champions. Check out the new trailer for Pixels after the jump.