Hotel Transylvania: Transformania – Catholic News Service

NEW YORK (CNS) — “Hotel Transylvania: Transformania” (Amazon) — the fourth installment in the animated franchise, primarily populated by iconic figures from classic horror films, that kicked off in 2012 — conceals no threatening fangs.

In fact, it suffers from the opposite problem; it lacks bite.

Set, once again, in the titular hostelry, the thin proceedings — directed by Derek Drymon and Jennifer Kluska — center on the ongoing tension between its proprietor, Count Dracula (voice of Brian Hull), and his free-spirited human son-in-law Johnny (voice of Andy Samberg). Complications in this relationship lead to two notable transformations.

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