Seeing Adam Sandler and Andy Samberg's names at the end of the trailer was a punch in the gut. That style of comedy... But, on the flip side, it's animation so at least I won't have to actually look at them, just listen to their voices. Not so bad except they do that pinched men-who-pretend-they-are-still-boys voice that leaves me slack-jawed.
Writers David Stern (Open Season 2 and 3) and Dan Hageman (Ninjago TV series) inspire little faith.
Will this play? The schtick is so on-the-nose -- aren't kids more sophisticated than that. Guess it depends on the competition. September 28, HT goes up against 'Looper' with Joseph Gordon-Levitt and Bruce Willis which is building some serious buzz but isn't direct competition. The next week, though, HT faces 'Frankenweenie' and 'Taken 2' -- not good.
At this point 'Hotel Transylvania' is looking like a pass.
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- New Stills from 'Mirror Mirror'
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- Stirring 'Hunger Games' Propaganda!
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- New TV Spot for 'The Cabin in the Woods'
- Poster for 'To Rome with Love'
- 'The Raid: Redemption' International Trailer
- 'The Three Stooges' (aka 'The Sequel to No Country...
- Poster for Wes Ball's 'Ruin'
- Fantastic Animated Short by Wes Ball -- 'Ruin' (Pa...
- Following the 'Iron Sky' Rollout
- Still from 'The Cold Light of Day'
- 'First Position' Trailer/Poster
- 'Wrath of the Titans' Featurette: Kronos
- New 'ParaNorman' Trailer
- Watch 'Bully' Q&A with Director Lee Hirsch Live fr...
- Trailer for 'House at the End of the Street' (aka ...
- Teaser Trailer for 'True Skin'
- Highly Expository Mock-Up Placeholder Graphic/Post...
- Trailer for 'Safety Not Guaranteed'
- 'Wrath of the Titans' Cyclops Featurette
- Harvey Weinstein Scores Another Pass for 'Bully' -...
- Still and Animated Posters for 'Total Recall'
- New 'Dark Shadows' Character Posters
- Harvey Weinstein Scores Free Ad Space for 'Bully'
- Werner Herzog to do Helmut Newton Doc
- Clips from 'Bully' Roll Out
- Great First Trailer for 'Rise of the Guardians'
- Red Band Clip from 'Goon'
- 4 More Clips from 'Wrath of the Titans'
- Seann William Scott and Jay Baruchel Talk 'Goon'
- Stills from 'Seeking a Friend for the End of the W...
- 'Wrath of the Titans' Featurette: Minotaur
- Clip from 'The Moth Diaries'
- TV Spot for 'Lock Out' -- No Thinking Necessary
- Teaser Trailer for 'Total Recall'
- Trailer for 'Hotel Transylvania' Falls Flat
- Clips From 'Goon' -- Shoots and Scores
- New TV Spot for 'Snow White and the Huntsman'
- Jason Biggs Gets His Comeuppance in 'Revenge of th...
- New Hi-Rez Stills from Stephenie Meyer's 'The Host...
- Nat Geo Teases 3D Documentary of James Cameron's M...
- The Stifling U.S. Trailer for 'The Intouchables' R...
- 'Battleship' Trailer du Jour
- Play the 'Mad Men' Game
- Tom Hodge's Poster for 'Would You Rather'
- 'Iron Sky' Tampere, We Come In Peace Poster
- 'Prometheus' Imax Trailer with, you Guessed It, Ne...
- New Poster for Michael Shannon's 'The Iceman'
- Poster/Trailer for 'The Central Park Effect'
- TV Spots for 'Dark Shadows'
- 'The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn Part 2' Teaser T...
- Poster for 'Detention'
- Still from Wes Anderson's Sony Xperia Ad
- Sony's Xperia Gets the Laika Treatment
- New TV Spot for 'Prometheus'
- Fantastic TV Spot for 'Wrath of the Titans'
- Clip from 'The Cabin in the Woods' Has a Fresh Tak...
- New Eye Candy/Interactive Site from 'The Hunger Ga...
- Teaser Trailer for 'The Host'
- 'Wrath of the Titans' Featurette: Makhai
- And Another Clip from 'Wrath of the Titans'
- Clip from 'Wrath of the Titans'
- French Trailer for 'Prometheus' -- Better Than Our...
- More Hi-Rez 'Prometheus' Eye Candy
- 'Battleship' Featurette
- Poster and Stills from 'Cosmopolis'
- Teaser Trailer for David Cronenberg's 'Cosmopolis'...
- 'The Hungover Games'
- New 'Prometheus' Wallpaper
- Great Audience Comments for 'Iron Sky'
- Netflix Fires Another Shot with 'Hemlock Grove'
- New Poster for 'The Cabin in the Woods'
- 'Wrath of the Titans' Featurette: Chimera
- 'Dark Shadows' Rolls out Character Posters
- 'The Hunger Games' Marketing Rundown
- Poster/Trailer for 'The Sound of My Voice'
- Russian Posters for 'Upside Down'
- New Trailer and Clip for 'The Raven'
- Watch the First 5 Minutes of 'Iron Sky'
- Hyper-Stylized New Trailer for 'Abraham Lincoln: V...
- Rooney Mara shot by David Fincher on the RED Camer...
- 5-Minute Clip from 'Lockout'
- Shakespearean Trailer for 'Snow White and the Hunt...
- Clip from 'The Hunger Games'
- 'The Hunger Games' Cast Interviews
- 'MiB3' Japanese Trailer
- Viggo Mortensen's Character Poster for 'On the Roa...
- Clip from 'Lock Out'
- French Trailer for 'Lock Out' aka 'MS One: Maximum...
- Trailer for 'Chernobyl Diaries'
- 'Dark Shadows' Poster
- HolyMoly Trailer for Tim Burton's 'Dark Shadows'
- A Long Time Ago In A Galaxy Far Far Away versus......
- Terribly Uncomfortable Still from 'Dark Shadows'
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