Hotel Transylvania’s monsters are coming back, with the fourth installment of the animated monster comedy series, Transformania: Hotel TransylvaniaSet to Amazon Prime available on Friday, January 14,. We have been given the opportunity to see the movie by the critics. This will allow us to get some insight to help decide if we are going to buy popcorn in the microwave this weekend.
Transformania: Hotel TransylvaniaFeatures an all-star cast Andy Samberg and Selena Gomez are back as Mavis und Johnny. Kathryn Hahn and Steve Buscemi. Molly Shannon, David Spade. These are just a few of the other returning voices. Dracula and Frankenstein were however voiced by Adam Sandler (and Kevin James) in the three first movies. These have been replacedBrian Hull and Brad Abrell. Genndy Tartakovsky, the series’ previous director, had a hand in the screenplay, but he handed over the reins on this one to Jennifer Kluska and Derek Drymon. Let’s see how the critics liked this final installment of the fun franchise.
Starting with our own CinemaBlend review, Mike Reyes gives the franchise finale 3.5 stars out of 5, saying the zany humor and sight gags that have endeared audiences since the first movie’s release in 2012 are still there in what is a fitting end to the series. TransformaniaFor those who were there at the beginning, it might even be a powerful emotional boost.
Debopriyaa dutta, Screen RantGives the movie 3 out 5 stars. Adam Sandler’s absence seems a bit jarring at first. But Brian Hull soon settles in and the major-name cast executes the monster-human reverse at the heart the film.
John Defore from The Hollywood ReporterAccording to the Hotel Transylvania Movies have never been about the script. The visual gags and wild energy of movies should keep its audience happy. While the humor is primarily directed at children, Mom and Dad should still find something to enjoy.
The review from Josh Spiegel of SlashFilmThe movie is rated a 5/10 He said TransmorphiaThis is fine, but the character arcs are the same as in the previous three. The writing seems to suggest that all involved know it’s time to wrap the series:
Adding to the crowd of voices with mixed-opinions, Simon Abrams from The WrapIt is agreed that while Transformania: Hotel Transylvania doesn’t break any new ground, the formula is one that’s worked for it, and the final installment is still well-crafted, creepy and silly:
Transformania: Hotel Transylvania sounds like a kid-pleaser, and hey, that’s the goal, right? The critics seemed to agree the new sequel stays in the lane of the previous three, but that’s not necessarily a bad thing, especially for a children’s franchise that’s proven successful. It remains to be seen if mom and dad will zone in.
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