Hotel Transylvania

Movie review by Sandie Angulo Chen, Common Sense Media
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Common Sense says

age 7+

Father-daughter comedy works as intro to monster movies.

PG 2012 92 minutes

Parents say

age 6+

Based on 45 reviews

Kids say

age 7+

Based on 74 reviews

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Dumbs it down for children

I think kids are a bit smarter than these reductive examples of parental figures. Presenting an over-the-top version in order to gain some laughs I do not think does justice to what children integrate and understand. It is a shame, because there is a lot of vocal talent in this film. The Jonathan character is interesting and I wanted to see how it resolved, but was not swayed by their rapping.

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