This week I saw Hotel Transylvania 3. Not just a sequel but the third in a series, so there was every chance this film would suck. Still, the Hotel Transylvania franchise isn’t out of steam yet – it gets me right where I live with its bright colors and visually memorable characters, I was going to like it regardless of how good or bad it was. A lot of people felt the same way, I think; the theater was packed with moms and kids. Read more
From Netflix, Happy Madison Productions and director Steven Brill (Mr. Deeds, Little Nicky) comes the action comedy The Do-Over. Starring Adam Sandler, David Spade, Paula Patton, Sean Astin, Kathryn Hahn and Torsten Voges, the film is now streaming exclusively on Netflix.
It’s amazing what the right hype can do for a movie, even if you don’t want it to. Even if you’re aware of how it works so and think yourself immune. I saw the trailer for Hotel Transylvania 2 once a week for probably two months and by the time it came around actually showing, I was dying to see it. Who knew I was so gullible? Sony Pictures, apparently.