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[Oscars 2013] – Predicting The Nominations

9 Jan

An actual Oscar statuette to be presented during the 79th Annual Academy Awards sits in a display case in Hollywood

I still have a few 2013 releases to catch up with, and I though I wanted to make my Oscar nominations predictions post having seen all of them, the nods are due early tomorrow morning so I’ll have to post them now.

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[Review] – Hotel Transylvania

7 Oct

Title: Hotel Transylvania
Year: 2012
Director: Genndy Tartakovsky
Writers: Peter Baynham and Robert Smigel, based on a story by Todd Durham, Dan Hageman and Kevin Hageman
Starring: Adam Sandler, Selena Gomez, Andy Samberg, Kevin James, Fran Drescher, Jon Lovitz, Cee Lo Green, Steve Buscemi, Molly Shannon, David Spade
MPAA Rating: PG, some rude humor, action and scary images
Runtime: 91 min
IMDb Rating: 7.1
Rotten Tomatoes: 45%
Metacritic: 48

Even if you don’t know his name, chances are you’ve seen (and most likely loved) Genndy Tartakovsky‘s work for quite some time. Under his tenure at Cartoon Network he is the man that got everyone to get wrong the French translation of “cheese omelette” with Dexter’s Laboratory, that created the epic style of Samurai Jack as well as spearheaded Star Wars: Clone Wars, all three of those being shows that are amongst the classics of contemporary animated television series. Then in early 2011 he left Cartoon Network for Sony Pictures Animation where he was set to direct his first feature film, Hotel Transylvania, which we now get to feast our eyes upon.

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[Trailer] – Hotel Transylvania

28 Mar


Adam Sandler has the need to be in at least one film every year, if not two (or three). So even though he has his requisitory summer comedy already lined up for 2012, thanks to his collaboration with Andy Samberg in That’s My Boy, he’s also headlining the voice cast for the animated film Hotel Transylvania (Mr. Samberg is also in it, actually), and you can watch the trailer for it above.

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