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Hotel Transylvania Reviews

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Felix Vasquez Jr.
Cinema Crazed

Has the definite stamp of Sandler and his crew, but in the end it's a fine and very sweet animated family film.

Full Review Source: Cinema Crazed

October 7, 2013

In the role of a concerned father and cartoon monster, Sandler manages to be something he has not been onscreen in a long time: likable.

Full Review Source: Twitch

July 20, 2013
Sam Bathe
Fan The Fire

Kids will enjoy Hotel Transylvania, and it won't bore the socks off adults too.

Full Review Source: Fan The Fire | Original Score: 3/5

January 20, 2013
James Plath
Movie Metropolis

There's a good chance that children under 10 will find "Hotel Transylvania" entertaining, because it's as non-threatening as can be and the jokes are obvious. There's an equally good chance that everyone else will wander off . . .

Full Review Source: Movie Metropolis | Original Score: 5/10

January 19, 2013
Brian Gibson
Vue Weekly (Edmonton, Canada)

From the spooked start, the comic-rhythm dial's set to bulldozer. Whizzes through the superficially amusing conceit without actually taking much time to craft cunning comedy. Like a sugar-rushed Count Chocula-meets-Fawlty-Towers idea.

Full Review Source: Vue Weekly (Edmonton, Canada)

November 22, 2012
Robert Roten
Laramie Movie Scope

This is a perfectly O.K. animated film. The animation is really quite good. The characters are interesting, but the predictable story isn't very compelling. It is a slightly above average animated feature.

Full Review Source: Laramie Movie Scope | Original Score: C+

November 20, 2012
Andy Lea
Daily Star

Director Genndy Tartakovsky has fashioned something even the most sensitive little flowers in your family can enjoy.

Full Review Source: Daily Star | Original Score: 3/5

October 30, 2012
Lewis Corner
Digital Spy

Hotel Transylvania might be useful as a primer to introduce young film fans to some classic screen creatures, but it falls way behind the standard set by wittier animations from the likes of Pixar and Aardman.

Full Review Source: Digital Spy | Original Score: 2/5

October 27, 2012
Jason Buchanan
TV Guide's Movie Guide

The concept of monsters as the good guys and humans as the villains is nothing new in the realm of movies, but Tartakovsky keeps things moving along at a satisfying pace as the stellar voice cast have a field day with their iconic characters.

Full Review Source: TV Guide's Movie Guide | Original Score: 2.5/4

October 19, 2012
Jim Lane
Sacramento News & Review

... another empty-calorie animated feature ...

Full Review Source: Sacramento News & Review | Original Score: 2/5

October 18, 2012
Roz Laws
Birmingham Post

Checking into this hotel will give you a thrill and get you in the mood for Halloween.

Full Review Source: Birmingham Post | Original Score: 4/5

October 17, 2012
Ken Hanke
Mountain Xpress (Asheville, NC)

It's not good enough to actually like, nor is it bad enough to get worked up about.

Full Review Source: Mountain Xpress (Asheville, NC) | Original Score: 2.5/5

October 17, 2012
James White
SFX Magazine

With a script by that manages to dilute Adam Sandler's baser instincts with a real love for Universal monsters, Hotel Transylvania is no Grown Ups-style torture.

Full Review Source: SFX Magazine | Original Score: 3/5

October 15, 2012
Philip French
Observer [UK]

It's inventive, wittily drawn, macabre in a Charles Addams vein, and overlong. Children will find it as much fun as Halloween.

Full Review Source: Observer [UK]

October 13, 2012
Tara Brady
Irish Times

The characters and story, forged by six different directors and many more writers over a six-year-production stint, leave little room for Tartakovsky tricks and tics.

Full Review Source: Irish Times | Original Score: 2/5

October 13, 2012
Rich Cline

Eye-catching animation and non-stop jokes make this animated monster movie a lot more fun than we expect. It's packed with gross-out gags that will keep kids laughing, plus clever character-based humour for the grown-ups.

Full Review Source: | Original Score: 3.5/5

October 12, 2012
Alan Jones
Radio Times

The ultimate message about ignorance being the scariest thing of all is a sincere one, but it gets lost in the nonstop, eager-to-please, uninspired zaniness.

Full Review Source: Radio Times | Original Score: 2/5

October 12, 2012
Alex Zane
Sun Online

There is not much originality here, particularly not a daughter wanting to escape an overprotective parent - Brave and Tangled did this much better - and the 3D hardly registers.

Full Review Source: Sun Online | Original Score: 2/5

October 11, 2012
Christopher Tookey
Daily Mail [UK]

Sandler's second venture into animation is almost as unfunny as his horrendous Eight Crazy Nights, ten years ago.

Full Review Source: Daily Mail [UK] | Original Score: 1/5

October 11, 2012
Peter Bradshaw

Comedy gothic isn't exactly novel, and frankly there is a sense here of a movie coasting along on Halloween hype-marketing, without providing as many laughs and ideas as it really could have done.

Full Review Source: Guardian | Original Score: 2/5

October 11, 2012
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