Hotel Transylvania 2 is a wonderfully spun, animated family adventure that teems with clever expression, light, rib tickling social commentary and a heartwarming message that hits home with pitch perfect subtly. Understanding the generation gap has never been more challenging for Mavis and Jonathan than with Grandpa Vlad turns Hotel Transylvania upside-down with his old-school way of thinking. The monsters try to scare people but fail. Dialogue delivery is naturally clear and center focused. I opted in for the chance to review this follow-up and I'm glad that I did. The bad news is that the 3D elements are just sort of meh.
It looks like a boy will fall to injury, but his grandfather saves him. With the Blu-ray you get the following exclusive special features: Deleted Scenes, Sing Along with Dennisovitch Monster Scary-oke, Make The Scary: Silly Sounds of Hotel Transylvania 2, How to Throw the Ultimate Monster Party-which shows you how to make decorations and treats for a party, How to Draw Your Favorite Characters, and The New Guys-a behind the scenes look at the casting and designs of the new characters. One of the things I mentioned in my review is that the 3D effects added a layer of creepiness to the castle, and while that is true. There's no shortage of entertaining sound effects and corresponding delivery that's spacious, detailed, and bass-friendly. Verdict The film was really cute and funny.
The attention to detail in the construction of the animated characters physical features as well as objects within each frame is superb. Crashes and other heavy effects present with a detailed low end that's as prodigious as it is tight. I give Hotel Transylvania 2 Blu-ray combo pack 10 fridges out of 10! The wedding at film's start takes plenty of monster-centric liberties with the traditional ceremony that earns a number of laughs. Giveaway ended: Winner is Nidhi! The apps are synchronized with your account at Blu-ray. Yes, it can be a bit trite and corny but doesn't attempt to be anything more than an enjoyable family romp. The loveable crotchety old-timer and his estranged son, Dracula, learn to resolve their differences through haphazard adventures, secret twists and turn, and a lot of goofy mistakes.
Hotel Transylvania 2's 2D-only presentation also included with 3D purchase. Image clarity is superb, black levels perfect, and interference from issues like banding and aliasing nonexistent. Deleted Scenes Make the Scary, Silly Sounds of Hotel Transylvania 2 How to Throw The Ultimate Monster Party How to Draw Your Favorite Characters The New Guys: Meet Vlad, Dennis, Kakie and More! The friends accidentally set a camp on fire with their antics. For more about Hotel Transylvania 2 3D and the Hotel Transylvania 2 3D Blu-ray release, see published by Martin Liebman on January 13, 2016 where this Blu-ray release scored 3. I never did get around to seeing Hotel Transylvania but have heard positive things about it. Daddy Drac Adam Sandler finds out what it is to be Papa Drac and with the help of his friends, the team of monsters not only have to babysit but also have to find out whether or not the child, Dennis, has any vampire blood in him.
Hotel Transylvania 2 doesn't reinvent the wheel, it just makes it smoother and, compared to other, similar ventures, far less cringe-worthy. Spacing is effortless and wide, filling the entire stage with musical goodness. Overview All the comical characters are reunited when cave dwelling Grandpa Vlad comes for an impromptu family visit. The picture has a lot of fun with the typical family dynamic, taking the everyday child rearing process and transforming it into a catchy and quick back-and-forth between traditional human upbringing and more offbeat monster baby raising techniques. But it's worlds away superior in every other way. Positive messages focus on family unity and diversity, and the characters are all trying hard to do well. Updated daily and in real-time, we track all high-def disc news and release dates, and review the latest disc titles.
Dracula takes it upon himself to ensure that the boy's monstrous side makes an appearance, even it means partaking in drastic measures -- measures of which Mavis would not approve -- to make Dennis the boy he wants him to be. There's a really cool nod to Francis Ford Coppola's near the end that will absolutely go over the head of every five-year-old in the audience, but it's amongst the best nod to adults ever found in an animated film. You will get a notification at the top of the site as soon as the current price equals or falls below your price. A few nice little touches are included; Dracula sticks his hand towards the audience around the six-minute mark to good effect, and a plane taxis towards the viewer around the 30:00 mark, feeling like it's about to roll right through the screen. Common Sense Note Parents need to know that Hotel Transylvania 2 is the sequel to the popular if not particularly critically successful monster comedy Hotel Transylvania and once again features the voices of Adam Sandler, Andy Samberg, and Selena Gomez. These special features are all great for the kids. It's fun, colorful, and addictive.
You might remember the awesome opportunity I had to take my daughter to Miami to screen and meet with the very sweet. I found its slapstick, topical humor and endearing sentiment to be delightful. It's breezy, humorous, and suitable for audiences of all ages. Subtle nuance in both the sound effects and Mark Mothersbaugh's wonderful music score is readily apparent. Well done Sony Pictures Animations Studios! I had a great time with it and consider it to be 90 minutes well spent. Those with high contrast displays can fully appreciate how superlative this presentation looks.
Winners will be emailed by Monday, January 18, 2016 and have 24 hours to respond or another winner will be selected. Contrast is exemplary and blacks are inky with extended dynamic range and deep gradational highlights. In Hotel Transylvania 2, Mavis Selena Gomez has a child of her own. Sexual Content Violence A battle late in the movie between demon bats and the monsters is scary. Monsters slither and scurry all over, maneuvering from one speaker to another with impressive ease and consistency. When Jonathan and Mavis take a trip to Jonathan's home in California, they leave their little boy in Dracula's care. Bringing you all the best reviews of high definition entertainment.
He wants to force the issue and prove to the world that Dennis is, indeed, a monster. Contact me at enza at enzasbargains dot com! Synopsis: In this all-new monster comedy adventure, everything seems to be changing for the better at Hotel Transylvania! Of course, the film's thematic underpinnings are just that. The 3D transfer isn't awful, but it doesn't make for a substantially more entertaining or visually robust experience over standard 2D. If you're a fan of the original film Hotel Transylvania 2 easily passes muster and comes recommended on Blu-ray. There's not a substantial improvement in facial or body volume between the 2D and 3D elements. The second one however ups the ante considerably for 3D.
The video is exquisitely detailed, incredibly three dimensional and never left me wanting for fine degrees of subtle delineation and texture. Thunder cracks with piercing sharp definition. Filed Under: I am a wife, mommy, teacher, and shopper! It's a quite outstanding 3D presentation with lots of color and depth, plus some fun negative parallax - a. All of the joyous little touches are total delights that, combined with the film's fantastic digital construction and pitch-perfect voice acting, makes for one of the most spook-tacular had to get a bad monster pun in there somewhere! Note that scenes aren't necessarily end-movie complete. The movie has been out for around since its theatrical release. The chromatic palette isn't an extensive one but colors appear vivid and bold with an enriching level of saturation that exhibits subtle degrees of separation and eye pleasing depth.